Tim Page with a borrowed Nikon
Tim Page is one of the world’s best-known war photographers.
Page became a war photographer almost by accident when, while traveling
in south-east Asia, he
witnessed civil war in Laos. Using a borrowed Nikon camera, Page photographed the
coup d’état in Vientiane in January 1964 Page photographs were among the few taken
of the coup. Later, Page was commissioned by United Press International to
photograph the war in Vietnam, becoming one of the first to do so