Val Bélair, July 29, 2007 – Citizens salute the first contingent of about 85 Valcartier soldiers from Afghanistan in a bus on Pie XI Blvd in Val Bélair, north of Quebec City Sunday July 29 2007. To underline the homecoming, a convoy of police and light armored vehicles escorted busses on their way back between Jean Lesage International Airport and Valcartier. Photo Francis Vachon for The Montreal Gazette
Technical: Canon EOS 1d Mark II, 1/250 at f13 with a 16-35 at 21mm – ISO 200 + fill flash
Iraq: news in transition audioslide
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Rick Loomis has covered the Iraq war for the Los Angeles Times. His outstanding series on « The Siege of Fallouja » and his heartbreaking multimedia report on wounded soldiers in « The Lifeline » have pushed the boundaries of mainstream journalism. Loomis generously agreed to open his photo files to us and recounted his life-changing experiences from his four years of deployment in Iraq.