Few occupations are as clearly defined as that of a war photographer: You go into the thick of battle and take pictures. Ever since the Spanish Civil War, when Robert Capa captured the moment when a soldier actually caught a bullet, the job of photographing war has meant putting death on film.
Consequently, it takes a special kind of person to be a war photographer, and not just in terms of craft. Taizo Ichinose, who several years ago was portrayed by Tadanobu Asano in a movie version of his life, became a photographer for the Tokyo bureau of
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