Client Q&A: How to Land an NGO Assignment

April 16, 2012

By David Walker

© Nick Cobbing/Greenpeace

This image by Nick Cobbing of a meltwater channel on the floating ice shelf of Greenland’s Petermann glacier was commissioned by Greenpeace, and won second place in the Nature Singles category at the 2010 World Press Photo competition.

For the past three years, the World Press Photo competition has awarded prizes to news and nature stories shot for Greenpeace. We spoke with John Novis, head of photography at Greenpeace International, about how the NGO uses photography, what opportunities it offers to photographers and what it expects from photographers it sends on assignment. PDN: Are the recent World Press...

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