Snapshots from Vietnam, napalm girl photographer remembers
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Snapshots from Vietnam, napalm girl photographer remembers

It has been 46 years since the picture of a distraught, nude girl running away from plumes of smoke of a napalm attack in Vietnam appeared in newspapers, searing itself into the world s collective consciousness as the embodiment of the horrors of war. Nick Ut, the man behind the iconic 1972 photograph, was propelled into almost celebrityhood, still recognised for that one image. But Ut, barely in his 20s when he took the picture that helped change the course of the Vietnam war, said he was content to be just a photographer -- then and now. I travel a lot. I m working on my book about my life. It s coming out in October. I will never be a retired photographer, Ut, 67, told PTI during a visit to the Indian capital this week. I shoot almost everyday, I have been in India for a couple of days now, I have taken a lot of pictures. I don t stay in my hotel room, I take my camera and go out to click a picture everyday, Ut said on the sidelines of an event held by Leica in association with

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