New technological advancements have made military photography much easier then it was before. Cameras are now lighter, more portable, and faster which allows for better pictures to be taken. Now that photographers are not limited by the speed or size of there cameras pictures can be taken in combat. Modern war photographers and journalist have a very dangerous job. Though they are protected under the Geneva convention most see them targets in conflict. In Iraq from 2003-2009, 36 U.S photographers were killed.
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