Veteran conflict photographer on risk, reward and dealing with trauma

In this episode we to chat to Sebastian Rich, a photographer /cameraman in hard news, documentary and current affairs all his working life.

Sebastian joined Independent Television News (UK) in 1980 and developed a gift for being in the right place at the right time on some of the world’s biggest breaking news stories.

Sebastian Rich exhausted having been on patrol with the United States Marine Corps Helmand Province Afghanistan. Under fire or ambush every day for two weeks. Photo USMC

Sebastain gained a reputation not just as an uncompromising cameraman in the theatre of war but also as an insightful and highly talented photographer.

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