The storytelling photos below were captured by the very daring photographer Richard Mosse in the war torn territory of the Congo in Africa.
According to USATODAY
Millions have died in two decades of fighting in this stunning landscape of jungle, volcanoes and rolling farms about the size of the Eastern USA. In a first, the U.N. Security Council authorized an offensive military force to join Congolese government soldiers in operations against the rebels.
Very deep in the jungle war-zone Richard used a rare (and now discontinued) military surveillance technique known as ‘Kodak Aerochrome’. It’s a brand of film which has infrared capabilities (switches the green tones in jungle landscape into countless shades of blood red, lavender, crimson and even hot pink).
His work can be described as heartbreaking, surreal and beautiful…