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John Rae Wins Gold in France’s Px3 Photo Contest

John Rae Wins Gold in France’s Px3 Photo Contest

Px3 has announced the winners of it’s 11th annual Photo Contest and John has won Gold in the Annual Report category. The PX3 contest is one of the largest and most prestigious contests in Europe with tens of thousands entries from 90 countries. The Gold Medal winning series of photographs were produced in Bangladesh on..
HHC NYC

HHC NYC

The Health and Hospitals Corp of NYC runs all the public hospitals needs to hire 500 nurses this year.  They have asked John to produce images for this important campaign. The portraits will be of emergency room nurses, psych nurses, pediatric nurses, and prison nurses.
Earthquake Relief Nepal Rohingya Refugee Camps Bangladesh UNOPS

Earthquake Relief Nepal Rohingya Refugee Camps Bangladesh UNOPS

UNOPS has contracted John to produce still imagery, video, drone and 360 video in Nepal and Bangladesh. The 2015 earthquake caused $10 billion worth of damage and hundreds of thousands of homes were lost.  UNOPS is helping to rebuild using innovative solutions including training illiterate women to be masons through VR tutorials.  Near Cox’s Bazar,..
UNOPS Story Goes Viral!

UNOPS Story Goes Viral!

UNOPS microsite featuring John’s still and motion work has just passed 16 million impressions.  The work was produced on assignment for UNOPS in Kenya’s northern Turkana State.  The three part series explores the realities of pregnancy and childbirth in one of Kenya’s poorest counties. https://www.unops.org/news-and-stories/stories/the-long-walk-accessing-health-in-turkana
Mission to Mali

Mission to Mali

UNOPS and UNMAS contract John to Produce Videos in Mali John Will travel to Bamako, Mopti, Kona, and Gao to document UNMAS’s (UN Mine Action Service) efforts to secure areas around the towns from explosive devices. John will be working with UNMAS bomb clearing specialists and produce a video on Explosive Detection Dogs on the..
John Rae Double Winner in 2018 Px3 Contest!

John Rae Double Winner in 2018 Px3 Contest!

France’s Px3 has announced the winners of it’s 2018 contest and John has won Gold and Silver in the Annual Report category.  The Gold award was taken by imagery produced in Oregon on assignment for The Environmental Defense Fund.  The Silver award was won by imagery produced on assignment for UNOPS in Kenya’s Turkana County.
Around the World in 7 Days for Universal Healthcare

Around the World in 7 Days for Universal Healthcare

WHO Awards JRP Contract to Produce Universal Healthcare Video John Will travel to Delhi, Davao City, and Manila in 7 days to interview families and collect B-roll. The imagery will go into a video to promote Universal Healthcare. The video will be shown at the Executive Board Meeting of the WHO and at Davos. Upon..
Off to Kenya and Tanzania for UNOPS

Off to Kenya and Tanzania for UNOPS

Supporting Maternal and Newborn Care in Kenya and Tanzania UNOPS is building rural health care centers in coordination with UNICEF to support maternal and newborn health care. Distance from health centers is often cited as one of the primary reasons for low healthcare outcomes. Time to travel (often over days) to remote centers and the..
Saving Fisheries

Saving Fisheries

Going to Pacific Ocean off Oregon for EDF to Promote Sustainable Fisheries The Environmental Defense Fund has asked John to work with their partners in Oregon to promote their sustainable fisheries program. John spent a day on a the commercial fishing boat Miss May feeling queasy as he produced video, stills, and flew a DJI..
Off to Tanzania to Promote Maternal Healthcare

Off to Tanzania to Promote Maternal Healthcare

John is off to Tanzania to shoot for World Bank GFF Program The GFF is ending preventable maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent deaths and improving the health and quality of life of women, children, and adolescents. GFF is building a new model for development financing for the Sustainable Development Goals era. John will travel to..