Introduction Alexander Rychkov is a freelance cameraman who frequently films in areas of conflict including Syria, Libya, Afghanistan, Central Asis and the Middle East. Alexander offers the following tips and advice on how to work safely in these dangerous situations. Don't look like you are involved in the conflict If you are filming in war zone , the main rule is: no playing in the war! Your equipment must not resemble any ammunition or camouflage. You must look like civilian.