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Richard Emblin became a Black Star photographer in 1993 while based in Bogota, Colombia, and has shot many assignments for international publications through the agency. In 2000, he became the photo editor of Colombia's leading daily, El Tiempo, where he managed a photo department of more than 30 photojournalists. After leaving El Tiempo in 2006, he consulted with South American newspapers to revamp their photo departments for the Digital Age. Last April, he launched The City Paper, Colombia's first free English-language newspaper, with a circulation of 10,000.
Tweet Manuel H. Rodriguéz, 89, died last week after a long illness. Manuel H. was the Colombian Capa: a man who for more than half a century captured the history and “moments” of his country with his emblematic Rollei. And like Capa, his career in photojournalism was born out of chaos and violence. Tweet
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