By site editor Dan Chung:
Perhaps no images have captured the vicious conflict in Syria as graphically as Tracey Shelton’s shots capturing the moment a tank blast killed three rebel fighters at a barricade in Aleppo. They went viral and were quickly picked up by mainstream media around the world. Few realised that although they look like stills, they were actually taken from the video she was shooting there on a Canon 7D. Global Post has now put that out and it helps to explain the context of those images.
She’s now safely out of Syria and was kind enough to talk to me about her experiences there, how she shot these images and what she plans to do next. You can watch our interview here:
Tracey has also worked in Libya and Iraq and is about to complete the Bolton University multimedia journalism Masters course at the Beijing Foreign Studies University with DJ Clark (disclaimer: I have been one of her lecturers). Here are some of her other videos: