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How Much Did I Shoot in Beijing?
August 27, 2008, 6:28 am
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El Jefe
August 4, 2008, 8:05 pm
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Newsweek Director of Photography Simon Barnett speaks with the esteemed Rob Haggart at A Photo Editor about our upcoming coverage of the Beijing Olympics…



Off to Beijing in 24 Hours
August 4, 2008, 12:14 am
Filed under: China
Forbidden City ©Vincent Laforet 2001

Forbidden City ©Vincent Laforet 2001

 

Tomorrow is the big day.  I fly off to Beijing (w/ an overnight layover for some kimchee in Korea) and am very much looking forward to setting foot in China for the second time.   I went to Shanghai and Beijing in early 2001 with one of my best friends Harry How (who will also be covering the games for Getty Images.)  A lot has changed since then – 9/11 happened a few months after our return and clearly the world has changed quite a bit since then.  But mostly – I’m looking to see how China has evolved since my first visit. Continue reading