In the second episode of Picture Perfect VBS goes on assignment with Canadian photographer Donald Weber to Fukushima, Japan to document the effects of the ongoing nuclear crisis.
Donald Weber talks about the underlying theme of power in his portraits of Russian gangsters.
Donald Weber was born in Toronto, Canada and originally trained as an architect, working with urban theorist Rem Koolhaas' Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. As a freelance photographer, Weber's work has appeared in international publications including Der Speigel, The Guardian, Newsweek, The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Stern. He has also earned numerous grants and awards such as 2007 Canadian Photojournalist of the Year. Recent major projects include The Underclass and Its Bosses: Crime & Punishment in Ukraine, which won the Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize; and Bastard Eden, Our Chernobyl, which won the Photolucida Book Award.