Hetherington: touching work and great courage

American soldier resting at bunker, Korengal Valley, Afghanistan ©Tim Hetherington UK for Vanity Fair

This is a brief message to bid a sad farewell to the talented creative Tim Hetherington [a war photographer who was killed in Libya last month]. Tim won first prize in my photography contest, where he talked passionately about his work and journeys ahead. Here’s a well done on a touching body of work and great courage. Kindest thoughts to all those he left behind.

Hannah Gal, by e-mail

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