A freelance photographer Nick Otto specializes in editorial, corporate and documentary photography. Represented by Zuma Press —he is available for assignments. An active member of the National Press Photographers Association...
Two women take photos of the city of Sarajevo from an elevated vantage point. For more than four years from 1992 until 1996, shells and sniper fire rained down from these very hills onto the citizens of Sarajevo.
A man looks at items for sale at shop in Sarajevo’s Old Town. Some of the local metal workers are turning discarded bullet casings and shells from the war into items that can be sold to tourists, part of a growing war tourism industry in Sarajevo.
The Sarajevo landscape is pockmarked with cemeteries both big and small. A constant reminder of the nearly 14,000 people killed over a three-year period. Here, the Mezarje Stadion Cemetery butts right up against houses.
A woman begs as people cross the latin Bridge where Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in 1914 setting off World War I. Sarajevo is known for 3 major events in world history: the Assassination of the Archduke of Austria-Este, the 1984 Winter Olympics and the longest sustained siege in modern history.
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