Ryan Johnson is a documentary director and humanitarian photographer who crafts
 visually compelling content for NGOs and non-profits.

Ryan has traveled around the globe to work in some of the most remote and demanding environments, bringing back stories that challenge people’s assumptions about the world. He has traveled to nearly 30 countries in the past seven years, covering topics like humanitarian crisis, marginalized populations, political instability, extreme poverty, natural disaster, child labor, health, refugees, and genocide.

Currently, Ryan works full-time for a global child development organization and is based in the United States. Ryan believes that true stories, told courageously and with empathy, can be used as a light to illuminate humanity’s darkest shadows. 

 

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How to take great photos that change the world – Compassion UK Blog

A photo has the ability to transform the way we see a person, a culture or an issue. It has the power to evoke emotion and capture a moment in history. So how do you take photos which show the beauty and dignity of humanity?

Totally Worth It: Reflecting on What’s Good

It’s full blown autumn in our neck of the woods. Leaves are changing colors, falling off the trees, and finding their way into our yards. The changing of seasons always causes us to reflect: on life, work, family, purpose. This month for Totally Worth It, we’re asking you to reflect as well.

Hurricane Matthew: stories of survival

“Noula!” If you had been walking the streets of Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, you might have heard this common phrase spoken among survivors. It means, ” We are here. We survive. ” Ephraim Lindor, a Compassion Haiti Senior Tour and Visits Specialist, shares about the strength the Haitian people have developed: “To survive in Haiti, you must be resilient.

Tourism Victoria on Twitter

A few stunning images from @rynjhnsn’s trip to #Victoria this summer > https://t.co/tbLbmH7diL #ExploreVictoria

Andrew Sullivan on Twitter

My music video crossed the 1K view milestone! Pretty excited about that. Thanks @rynjhnsn for your great work! https://t.co/3lYookIsgm

VisitCOS on Twitter

A pretty black and white from the top of #PikesPeak courtesy of @rynjhnsn. http://t.co/DI97wfQl01

Newsletter – Regent University School of Government

June 2013 Regent University Robertson School of Government Dean’s Corner Open the RSG prospectus viewbook. Dear Friends, How will you spend your summer? In this edition of our newsletter you will meet members of our faculty, students, and alumni who are making a difference off-campus this summer.