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Gary Knight

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Born in 1964 Gary Knight is a British photographer and co-founder of the VII Photo Agency. He began working as a photographer in the late 1980s in South East Asia and Indochina.

In 1993 Knight moved to the former Yugoslavia, where he became involved in documenting war crimes and crimes against humanity during the civil war. During this period he covered conflicts in Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans and worked widely in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and the Far East (including North Korea) concentrating either on Human Rights and Poverty based issues or current affairs stories for US or European media.

Knight was chairman of World Press Photo contest in 2008 and 2014 and a jury member in 2004 and 2006. In 2010 he was Nieman Fellow at Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.

Still with VII Photo Agency, his website carries information about previous and current projects, as well as details of workshops with which he is involved.