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              Books by L. Joey

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              We Came From Fire

              We Came From Fire (Hardback)

              By Joey, L.

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              Since March 2015, photographer and author Joey L. has gained unprecedented access to Kurdish guerrilla organizations fighting against ISIS, embedding himself into the chaos of the Iraq and Syrian Civil War on three separate trips. Three components meld to create an extraordinaril...y brave and important documentation- his medium format portrait photography, a written study of the history of the turmoil that led to the rise of armed Kurdish militias, and intimate journal notes of vivid personal experiences while working as a photographer in the war.The war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria has flooded our daily news with troubling statistics of massacres and mass migrations, yet there are faces and human stories at the heart of the conflict. Joey writes, From Iraq, one crosses the Tigris River into war-torn Syria, and is catapulted into a worldview crafted by the guerrilla. You are welcomed back by familiar faces wearing a palette of earth tones interrupted by a brightly colored scarf - likely given to them by their mothers. Conversations over cigarettes and tea with much too much sugar often drift to conspiracy theories about the entire world plotting to destroy their cause. Oddly, they begin to make sense. The guerrilla's secretive hierarchy vanishes due to its compartmentalization, and you find yourself among individual Kurds who left their families with the intention of defending their culture and way of life. We had once again entered the world of the Kurdish guerrilla. During his travels, Joey observed ragtag volunteer guerrilla fighters with mysterious links to the outlawed Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) grow into a fully functional army and the US-led coalitions most trusted partner--Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). With little official government support and just light weapons; brothers, sisters, former university students and refugees that once fled from their homes have now taken up arms together against a common enemy--radical jihadist groups that contest the se
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              ISBN 9781576878682
              Released AU 21 Jul 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Photographing Shadow And Light
               

              Photographing Shadow And Light (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Telpner, Meghan; Joey, L.; Foreword by Hobby, David

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              The author is one of the exciting photographers on the pro scene today. In this title, he lifts the curtain on his 21st-century approach to portraiture, sharing anecdotes, technique notes and lighting diagrams for a range of his commercial and personal work.

              ISBN 9780817400149
              Released AU 15 Dec 2012
              Publisher Watson-Guptill Publications
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