Photojournalism (6)

John Wilson Photography blog about photojournalism and my work covering breaking news and current affairs in Australia and worldwide.

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Mary River Crocodiles throughout lower reaches of Mary River QLD.

Ive had a bit of success capturing photos of the Mary River crocodiles and photographing them in the water like the photo below is next to impossible.

News photojournalism in East Timor for Time Magazine New York

A Return To Unrest

It had been six years since I was last in East Timor covering the tumultuous events that led to the diminutive nations lunge for independence. The violence and destruction suffered by the East Timorese at the hands of Indonesian militias was nothing short of atrocious and once agian the resilient population's resolve would be tested.

Mother and mentally retarded son survive 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka.

As the first photojournalist into several regions of eastern Sri Lanka I saw first hand the initial struggle for survivors to comprehend what had just occurred and the task ahead to simply survive for the days and weeks ahead.

The struggle to find food and shelter after the 2004 tsunami in Sri lanka.

As the days progressed after the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka people were trying to find loved ones that had been swept away and finding food supplies and shelter became paramount.

Boxing day tsunami survivors search for their homes Sri Lanka 2004.

If surviving the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka wasn't tough enough, the return home for survivors presented unbearable trauma for many. 

Miraculous survival - Aragam Bay, Sri Lanka 2004

This short story and the stories that follow will recount the enormous tragedy of the boxing day Tsunami that occurred 10 years ago this coming week as I recorded the unfolding story for news organizations around the world.