Gerd Ludwig is an internationally renowned photographer, best known for his work for National Geographic magazine.
There are no words for the devastation caused by Chernobyl. Thank God we still have dedicated photojournalists to say it for us with their pictures. It takes the courage of a Gerd Ludwig who continually puts himself in harms way to keep the truth alive. -- Annie Stein Huffington Post, April 2, 2014 Gerd Ludwig documents the worst nuclear disaster in history with sobering but stunning images. -- John Vidal The Guardian, July 4th, 2014 Ludwig's book stands out as a case study in the challenges of photo book publishing. -- David Walker Photo District News, February 18th, 2015