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I’m going to Lebanon in april to do a story on Syrian refugees. Do someone know any journalists or photographers based in Beirut or Tripoli I can meet and talk to? Also, has anyone here been to Tripoli lately? Please email me

by Tommy Ellingsen at 2012-03-23 17:36:35 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

23 Mar 2012 00:03
Tommy, I’ve been to Tripoli last year when there was not too much tension yet, and the first thing I noticed is that the locals are not at all confortable with someone carrying a camera around. My only 2 tips:
1. hire a fixer if possible, and
2. try not to shoot the harbor.
You can contact Joe Kesrouani in Beirut (you’ll find his email address at http://joekesrouani.viewbook.com/). He can eventually give some advice or may put you in contact with people more familiar with the area.

by Diana Topan | 26 Mar 2012 19:03 | Cluj-Napoca, Romania | | Report spam→
Thank you so much! I’ve been in contact with some people, but no one of them knows any good fixers (that you can trust). Do you know anyone?

by Tommy Ellingsen | 27 Mar 2012 16:03 | stavanger, Norway | | Report spam→
I can work with you on this. Feel free to contact me.

by Andrew Bossone | 01 Apr 2012 18:04 | Beirut, Lebanon | | Report spam→

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Tommy Ellingsen, Photographer Tommy Ellingsen
Photographer
Stavanger , Norway
Diana Topan, Executive Editor Diana Topan
Executive Editor
Jerusalem , Israel
Andrew Bossone, Journalist Andrew Bossone
Journalist
(journalist for Lebanon/Syria)
Beirut , Lebanon


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