Sri Lanka Tsunami -  Unfolding Tragedy - Photojournalism

Sri Lanka Tsunami - Journey to Aragum Bay - Trials and tribulations of reporting from a disaster zone.

By John Wilson - Australian Photojournalist

The Asian Tsunami was one of the largest natural disasters in modern history which occurred on Boxing Day 2004. When I arrived in Sri Lanka, 48 hours after the disaster, I was the only Australian photojournalist in the disaster zone and I was shocked at the extent of environmental damage and human tragedy before me.

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Behind Bars - Port Moresby - Photojournalism

Boroko Jail, Papua New Guinea - Documentary Photography

By Australian Photojournalist John Wilson

I was photographing a story on law enforcement in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the southwest Pacific when I made the photo above. Incredibly, I managed to gain access to the notorious jail at Boroko, in the capital Port Moresby, for some photography to support the story

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Mogadishu - Somalia - Photojournalism

Mogadishu - Gun Laws

Australian Photojournalist John Wilson

I was on assignment in Mogadishu, Somalia when I made this photo. It was an incredibly dangerous period not only for civilians but photojournalists in general just after the US troops had ended operations in the capital and lawlessness ruled the streets

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East Timor - Time Magazine Assignment - Photojournalism

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 nation's 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 again the resilient population's resolve would be tested

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