Zoriah Miller

11.01.2012 in23:32 in Documentary -->


Zoriah Miller (born January 27, 1976), or simply Zoriah, is an American photojournalist and war photographer. He has worked for international aid organizations such as the Red Cross before returning to photography after a long absence. Although having contributed photos to photo agencies, World Picture News, The Image Works, Reporters Agency, and Rapport Press, Miller remains independent and produces his photo stories on a freelance basis.
Miller’s images of conflict in Iraq have been published in relation to a controversy where he was kicked out of embed with US forces when he was accused of violating the terms of his embedding by taking pictures of dead and injured soldiers and thereby “[providing the] enemy with an after-action report on the effectiveness of their attack and on the response procedures of U.S. and Iraqi forces”. Photographs that he took in Iraq of dead US Marines after a suicide bomber in Al-Karmah that he posted on his website were widely discussed and brought to light the issue of wartime censorship.
Zoriah is an award-winning photojournalist whose work has been featured in some of the world’s most prestigious galleries, museums and publications. Zoriah’s clients include Newsweek, The New York Times, BBC News, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, NPR The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Democracy Now and many others. With a background in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Aid, Zoriah specializes in documenting human crises in developing countries.