Eli Reed

About Eli Reed

Eli Reed, a 1983 Nieman Fellow, has been a photojournalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin since 2005. His photography career started in 1970. Over the years, Reed, a member of Magnum Photo since 1988, photographed around the world for numerous publications, including The New York Times, National Geographic, Time and Life magazines. He has produced two photography books, “Beirut: City of Regrets” and “Black in America.” He was the recipient of the Lucie Foundation’s 2011 award for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Photography.

Two Sides of Courage

By June 15, 2006

‘Only after I left the foreign battlefields and returned to the United States did I discover the quiet part of courage in what it is I try to do.’ Read more