Photojournalism - Professional

Chernobyl's children

Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee

"Chernobyl's children"
25 years on from the Chernobyl disaster the Polyclinic in Chernihiv is still studying a selection of children to gain information on the after effects of radiation.

Biography: Jonathan Banks studied under the prolific artist John Blakemore and graduated from the University of Derby with a 2:1 BA honours in "Photographic studies" in June 1993. He won the Jessops student of the year award and went on to gain sponsorship with Kodak where he produced several bodies of work for a touring exhibition. He has freelanced with all the broadsheets and many world class magazines and now is represented by Eyevine. Jonathan also works with a stable of blue chip clients and charities. His editorial and commercial photography has been published in various books, been...

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