Ashley Gilbertson has been described as one of the world’s best photo journalists. His work has taken him to Afghanistan, Kosovo, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Iraq, free lancing for the New York Times, Newsweek and Time magazine. His work focuses on social issues and conflict.
He has been to Iraq to photograph the conflict over 8 times in the last 6 years and has produced more work on Iraq than any other Western photo journalist. He has been commended for his commitment to documenting the war.
In 2004 Ashley won the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal for Courageous Photography. His book “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”: A Photographer’s Chronicle of the Iraq War was released in 2007.