20 years covering conflict

20 years covering conflict


A rebel fighter sits and covers his eyes after his friend was shot and killed by a Syrian Army sniper. The image – grim, intimate and honest – is one of many taken by Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic over more than two decades of documenting conflict.

In the video below, he speaks about his experience as a war photographer and about the time he spent in Syria, covering the lives and deaths of the combatants.


. Damascus, Syria

Goran Tomasevic sits with his camera in front of Syrian rebel fighters, who are standing by before trying to enter Syrian Army barracks in Damascus.