Photos that Changed History: A Photographer's View

July 8, 2018



Magnum photographer Ian Berry was at the Sharpeville massacre in March 1960. In the first of a new video series on BBC Culture, Through the Lens, he relives the event that marked a defining moment for the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. 

“You wait for things to come together, and it all has to happen in a hundredth of a second,” says the Magnum photographer Ian Berry. “Because very frequently you don’t have another chance.”  Read more at :


Listen to Berry's account to memorable points through his storied career. 




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