“An iPhone in Congo”: Photo essay by TIME photographer Michael Christopher Brown

“Like many photojournalists, I’ve been shooting with my iPhone for  a while. Using a mobile phone allows me to be somewhat invisible  as a professional photographer; people see me as just  another person in the crowd. Invisibility is particularly  useful in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo,  where a potpourri of armed groups and governments have used  conflict minerals as the latest way to help fund the warfare,  atrocities and repression that have afflicted the area for more than a  century.”

Read more, view the gallery watch the video:

http://lightbox.time.com/2012/08/16/an-iphone-in-congo-photos-by-michael-christopher-brown/#ixzz260g9XLG4

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