Photo of the Day: Thursday February 18 2010 Korengal Valley in Afghanistan Published Feb 18, 2010 7:46 PM Galleries SHARE Addario had spent six days along the Abas Ghar ridge while embedded with a battle company patrolling the area in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. She took this picture following an ambush that killed a young soldier. The soldiers’ somber faces stand out in relief against the unforgiving landscape, emphasizing the unreality of life in wartime. Lynsey Addario MORE TO READ RELATED Check out these incredible images from the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards These winning images from the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards show birds in all their glory. READ NOW RELATED 10 iconic photographs worthy of your wall right now Bring fine art home with these wall decor... RELATED Stunning photos from the Smithsonian’s 17th annual photo competition revealed Bathing monkeys, squabbling birds, and more.