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Picture This: Ashley Gilbertson's lens on the Iraq War

by Take Two®

Cpl. Joel Chaverri, a USMC combat cameraman attached to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, takes a break during the battle of Falluja, Iraq on November 13, 2004. (Photo by Ashley Gilbertson / VII Network) Ashley Gilbertson / VII Network

This weekend, a new exhibition, called WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, opened at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.

The exhibit encompasses more than 150 images of war that range from 1887 to the present.

Among the photos included are ones shot by Ashley Gilbertson - an Australian photographer known for his work on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

He has since produced a series called Bedrooms of the Fallen, photographing the bedrooms of fallen soldiers.

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