Journalist killed in 2018

Journalist killed in 2018

Investigative Journalism, reporting on Civil Unrest and War have become increasingly deadly aspects of the profession of journalism.

By John Wilson Photojournalist

The recent death of a journalist Laura McKee while attending a rally in Northern Ireland once again highlighted the dangers faced by journalists going about their work.The number of journalists targeted for murder in reprisal for their reporting nearly doubled in 2018 from a year earlier.

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Nikon 180-400mm f4E AFS lens First look - Telephoto zoom for photojournalists, sports, wildlife photographers

Nikon 180-400mm f4E AFS lens First look - Telephoto zoom for photojournalists, sports, wildlife photographers

Nikon latest lens release the AF-S 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR telephoto lens Best Features

By John Wilson - Professional International Photojournalist

Nikon is slowly regaining its leading role in innovative lens design it had through much of the 1960s,70s and 80s. This new telephoto zoom lens is innovative in focal length and build and will be a valuable addition to the pro photographers kit and serious amateur alike. Available in March 2018 the new telephoto zoom lens will have an estimated retail price of 12,399 USD but this will probably change for the better once stock is distributed worldwide and seller discounts come into play.

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Rabaul - living with a Volcano

Rabaul - living with a Volcano

Living in the shadow of restless Volcano - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

By John Wilson - Professional International Photojournalist

The town of Rabaul was a provincial capital located on the northern end of the Island of New Britain which is part of Papua New Guinea (PNG). New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago and was formed mainly from volcanic activity which is still active to this day in Rabaul. The town of Rabaul was destroyed when the neighboring volcano erupted in 1994. The township was moved across the bay to Kokopo but there are still residents eking out an existence, living in shanties in the old town that is regularly blanketed with ash from the restless Tavurvur volcano.

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Solomon Islands Western Provinces - On Assignment

Solomon Islands Western Provinces - On Assignment

The Solomon Islands and Marovo Lagoon - On assignment for Time Magazine

One of my TIME magazine assignments to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific was a story on child vulnerability. I was working with writer Rory Callinan and we both made the two-hour flight from Brisbane, Australia to the capital Honiara. The following day we flew out to Sehge in Marovo Lagoon in the remote Western Province.

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