John Isaac

John Isaac is an award-winning photojournalist and author who has traveled to more than 100 countries while capturing the struggles and triumphs of our changing world. From 1969 to 1998, Isaac worked for the United Nations and had a distinguished photography career in the Department of Public Information. In 1978, the UN promoted him to photographer and he retired as the chief of the Photo Unit in 1998. Throughout his career, Isaac has received numerous national and international awards for his work, as well as 13 awards from Nikon International Photo Contests. In 2000, the International Photographic Council named him the recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award. John has authored many books including a series called Children in Crisis. Through this series, John gives a first hand account of the daily life of children and their families in troubled regions around the world. He co-authored Endangered Peoples with Art Davidson and Art Wolff for the Sierra Club. He also co-authored Coorg, Land of the Kodavaswith his wife Jeannette, about the Coorg region in Southern India. 

John Isaac featured on PDN online - Battlefield and Butterflies


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