Photojournalist Nicole Tung shows us the safety gear she takes on assignment. "If I'm going to the front lines or just going out and about where things can turn deadly very quickly I always have my medical pack with me," says Tung. The flack jacket, photo and safety gear, can weigh between 50 and 60 pounds.
Libyan men, many of whom were regular civilians just days before, picked up weapons and heavy machinery at the beginning of March to fight against Ghaddafi loyalists outside of Ajdabiya on March 2, 2011 in eastern Libya. / Photo by Nicole Tung
A woman holds a picture of her son, who she claims was killed in the 1996 Abu Salim massacre, along with over 1,200 other men. Benghazi, Libya, February 26, 2011. / Photo by Nicole Tung
Photojournalist Nicole Tung shares the lessons she wishes she had known before covering a war for the first time.