Women of Vision National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Lynn Johnson

Lynn Johnson

"The challenge is to try to find an image or moment that will help the reader understand loss, pain—that thing we can never fully engage with."

A Knight Fellow and passionate advocate for visual arts education, Lynn Johnson has covered a wide range of assignments for NGM, producing images for 21 stories on subjectsincluding vanishing languages and challenges facing human populations in Africa and Asia. Johnson has also participated in photo camps in Chad, Botswana and the Pine Ridge reservation. She has received several awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Coverage of the Disadvantaged.

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