Go For Broke: Telling the Story of Japanese-American WWII Veterans

All images by Shane Sato via Go For Broke on Kickstarter

While war and conflict remain some of today’s most commonly documented and explored topics, there are still a lot of stories that remain untold. Through his fascinating photo book project on Kickstarter, Los Angeles-based photographer Shane Sato wants to tell a wartime story that is probably still unfamiliar to many.

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The Living Heroes Project: A Portrait Photo Project of WWII and Vietnam Veterans

All images by Ian Pettigrew. Used with permission.

Photographer Ian Pettigrew has been featured a number of times on this website for his portrait photography projects; and The Living Heroes is his latest work. Ian describes it as “A Photographic Testament to Those Who Served. In Their Own Words. From WWII to Vietnam.” The Living Heroes is going to a 208 page full color photography book. In the process of producing the book, Ian and his crew are looking to photograph 100 veterans from WWII and Vietnam. Each veteran will have their portrait taken and a formal write up next to their image.

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