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Late photojournalist Remi Ochlik's work

Updated 7:09 AM ET, Thu February 23, 2012
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Award-winning French photojournalist Remi Ochlik was killed in the city of Homs while reporting on the bloody conflict in Syria on Wednesday. Courtesy: Remi Ochlik/ip3.
After undertaking his first overseas assignment in Haiti aged just 20, Ochlik had covered conflicts around the world. This image, taken by Julien de Rosa of EPA, shows him at work in Egypt. Courtesy Remi Ochlik/IP3
Last year he spent time in Libya, covering the efforts of rebel fighters during the country's civil war. Here he captured them singing and celebrating on a road just outside the strategic oil town of Ras Lanouf. Remi OCHLIK/IP3
He won first prize in the World Press Photo competition's news category for this image of a Libyan opposition fighter resting under a rebellion flag in the middle of Ras Lanouf. Remi OCHLIK/IP3
Ochlik was born in eastern France, and studied photography in Paris, before setting up his own picture agency, IP3 PRESS.Photo: Libyan opposition fighters go to the front line, armed with RPGs and flashing victory signs, outside Ras Lanouf . Remi OCHLIK/IP3
Ochlik covered wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Libya, revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, and unrest in Haiti.Photo: A funeral on March 20, 2011, in Benghazi, Libya, where dozens of people, most of them civilians, were killed. Remy Ochlik/IP3
His work was published in Time, Paris Match, Le Monde and the Wall Street Journal.Photo: Rebel fighters in Tripoli, Libya, captured Africans they accused of being Gadhafi mercenaries. Remi OCHLIK/IP3 PRESS
Remi Ochlik died when the makeshift press center he was in, in the flashpoint Syrian city of Homs, was hit by a shell. He was 28. See more of his photos at his website: ochlik.com Courtesy Remi Ochlik/IP3
Marie Colvin, longtime foreign correspondent of The Sunday Times died alongside Ochlik. Several others were wounded in the attack. Tributes for the pair have come in from around the world. Getty Images