10 Jan 2019

Joseph Johnson

From Summer Times 2020/2021, 10:20 am on 10 January 2019

A series of "frightening and breathtaking" photographs of the Port Hills Fires in February last year, won Joseph Johnson the Best News Photography Voyager Media Awards last year. Joseph returned to news photography after establishing himself as a wedding photographer in Christchurch.

That was in time for the Port Hills Fire when he found himself in the perfect place at the perfect time but there was more to getting the award winning photos than that.

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