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Krisanne Johnson April 15, 2008

Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in Ohio University, United States.

German Baptist Community, Ohio

Krisanne Johnson (b 1976) is a freelance documentary photographer based in New York City. She completed her BS from the University of Colorado and her MA from Ohio University. Her clients include: US News and World Report, The New York Times, Comedy Central and Politiken. Johnson’s work has been awarded by World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and the Best of Photojournalism. Her photo essay on Kwaito culture in South Africa is featured in the March 2008 issue of The Fader.

About the Photograph:

“I grew up near the community and started work on the German Baptist project during grad school. I still visit them whenever I return home to Ohio. This photo was taken after a game of touch football on a beautiful summer evening. I was already lying in the grass and then everyone sort of joined me.


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