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 was a contract photographer with Time magazine since 1984. James was a member of Magnum from 1986 until 2001, is one of the founders of VII and was himself a member from 2001 until 2008. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Paris, Rome, and around the world.

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