Remi Ochlik

Hailing from eastern France, Remi Ochlik covered his first conflict at the young age of 20, photographing the 2004 Haiti Riots following the fall of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He was awarded the Francois Chalais Award for Young Reporters and was projected at Visa pour l’Image International Photojournalism Festival.

Soon after he started his own photography agancy called IP3 Press and his work has been featured in Le Monde Magazine, VSD, Paris Match, Time Magazine and The Wall Street Journa.

unfortunately, while covering the Syrian Uprising Ochlik was killed when the Syrian Army shelled the opposition stronghold of Homs in what has now come to be known as the Homs Offensive of 2012. He was only 28 years old.