Ron Haviv is a photographer for the VII agency (of which he is a co-founder) and a 2004 Dart Fellow. Haviv has covered conflict in Latin America and the Caribbean, crisis in Africa, the Gulf War, fighting in Russia, conflict in the Balkans, the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the war in Afghanistan and the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
His work has been published in magazines throughout the world, including Stern, Paris Match, Newsweek, and The New York Times Magazine. He has published two books: Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, and Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul. Haviv has received several honors, including awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club and the Leica Medal of Excellence.