September 4, 2015

Elyria
Partly sunny
81°F
 

‘Napalm girl’ photographer returns to Vietnam — with Instragram-equipped iPhone in tow

In this June 8, 1972, file photo taken by Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut, South Vietnamese forces follow behind terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places. On Monday, June 8, 2015, precisely 43 years later, Nick Ut returned to the same place to capture his memories with a tool from an entirely different era, a 4-ounce iPhone 5 equipped with the ability to send photos to the world in the blink of a digital eye. AP FILE

TRANG BANG, Vietnam — He stands in the northbound lane of Vietnam’s Highway 1, traffic swirling around him, horns honking. He is pointing. Right there, he says — that’s where it happened. That’s where the screaming children appeared. That’s where I made the picture that the world couldn’t forget. Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut was 21 Read More…

Photographer Dan Messaros shares favorite Lorain County Fair photos

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Dan Messaros earned the designation of official Lorain County Fair photographer through his work with the fair since 1973. Messaros, who operates a studio in Elyria, picked out some of his favorite photographs throughout the years from his extensive collection dating back to his start. Look on Page 1 of The Chronicle-Telegram for the story.