Gerd Ludwig

Winds of Change

Aired On: Apr 10, 2014

Gerd Ludwig discusses his photographic journey that went deep into the failed Chernobyl reactor and the haunting images that he took there.


Gerd Ludwig
Gerd Ludwig

Award-winning National Geographic photographer Gerd Ludwig has captured the colossal changes since the dissolution of the Soviet Union to today. His images have garnered him distinction as the world’s foremost color photographer documenting the region. From the broken empire’s legacy of environmental exploitation, to the warp-speed economic transformation of Russia, Ludwig’s work reveals…

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Organized in collaboration with National Geographic magazine, this exhibit celebrates the iconic publication’s 125-year anniversary.


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