James Nachtwey is an American photojournalist and war photographer. He has been awarded the Overseas Press Club’s Robert Capa Gold Medal five times and two World Press Photo awards.
Nachtwey has devoted himself to documenting wars, conflicts, and critical social issues. He has worked on extensive photographic essays all around the world.
Nachtwey has been a contract photographer with Time magazine since 1984. In 2001, he became one of the founding members of the photo agency VII. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Paris, Rome, and around the world.
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