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Ashley Gilbertson is a photographer with the VII photo agency, and a principal at Shell Shock Pictures. Gilbertson's photographs from Iraq where he worked from 2002 until 2008, gained him recognition from the Overseas Press Club who awarded Gilbertson the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal. His first book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, was released in 2007. Since then, Gilbertson has been examining veterans issues including Post Traumatic Stress and suicide for Time Magazine, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Times. In 2007, he began working on Bedrooms Of The Fallen, a collection of photographs depicting the intact bedrooms of service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. That series was published by The New York Times Magazine, and went on to win the documentary photography National Magazine Award. It will be published in book form in 2012. He lives with his wife and child in New York City.

Clients and Collections:
The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Guardian Magazine (UK), Le Monde Magazine (Fr.), The National Gallery of Victoria, The National Library of Australia, The Museum of Contemporary Photography

Award selection:
2011
» First Place, ASME National Magazine Award
» Photo District News, Photo Annual
» Finalist, Art Directors Club of America
2010
» Photo District News, Photo Annual
2008
» The Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction
2007
» Honorable Mention, Association of American Publishers
2006
» Honorable mention, Pictures Of The Year International
2005
» The Robert Capa Gold Medal, Overseas Press Club
» Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo
» Honorable Mention, Best of Photojournalism, NPPA
2004
» 30 Under 30 Emerging Photographers, Photo District News

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