Hetherington was born December 5, 1970 in Liverpool, England he died April 20, 2017 in Misurata, Libya. He studied at a Catholic Primary School. After Tim took trips to other countries he realized that he had a passion for photography.
Tim's close friend Sebastian Junger he dedicated a book and movie to Tim. Tim covered the Libyan War to keep others informed of the war that was going on.
Awards Won by Tim Hetherington
1). World Press Photo of the Year 2.) World Press Photo Award for General News 3). News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story. (4). Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize - U.S. Documentary (5). World Press Photo Award for People (6). World Press Photo Award for Sports.
Tim Hetherington mostly took photos that tell deep and dark stories behind the photos. Tim try's to communicate the the things that happens in Wars and the true reality of them. Time shot photos in war zones, so mostly Rocky Mountains, plains and deserts. Tim's photos pack a great influence after the coverage of many soldiers and war zones, and distraught families affected by the war.
I like the coverage Tim has provided about the wars and the pictures pack a heavy story that can touch the hearts of others.
Tim used many cameras including Canon DSLR, Nikon DSLR and a Leica