INDIA. Bihar. 1967. Famine and smallpox epidemic. Villagers come out of their huts to beg for food.
Thomas Hoepker (1936) is a German photographer and member of Magnum Photos known for stylish color photo features. He also documented the 9/11 World Trade Center destruction.
He was awarded First Prize for Death in a Cornfield, a TV film on Guatemala, from the German Ministry of Foreign Aid, 1999.