Posted Dec 20, 2012By
Time Magazine announced today it has picked Agence France-Presse photographer Marco Longari as annual “Best Photographer on the Wires 2012” in recognition of his news coverage in the Middle East. Time awarded its “Best photographer on the Wires” distinction to Marco Longari for his news coverage of Syria, Egypt, the West Bank and Gaza. Italian-born Marco Longari, 47, is a graduate of the Istituto Superiore di Fotografia, Rome. He covered the unrest in Kosovo in the late 90’s as a freelancer before joining AFP in 2000 in Rwanda, and was later appointed head of photography for East Africa. He has been in charge of photo coverage in Israel and the Palestinian Territories since 2007.
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