As seen through a camera lens

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March 6, 2014 11:31

Rina Castelnuovo is the eye in Israel for ‘The New York Times’.

QALANDIA CROSSING August 26, 2011

QALANDIA CROSSING August 26, 2011 . (photo credit:RINA CASTELNUOVO/THE NEW YORK TIMES)

Israeli-born photographer Rina Castelnuovo has been covering the war in her own backyard for more than three decades, and has spent the last 20 of those years with The New York Times.

But while she is among the most talented and accomplished photojournalists today, she struggled in her early years to be taken seriously as a woman in what many considered a man’s field.

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