The Photo Society is proud to announce Chris Johns, former staff photographer and Executive Editor of National Geographic magazine is this years Lifetime Achievement winner.
Chris Johns worked as a field photographer for over 20 years before a ten-year turn as editor in chief of National Geographic magazine. Before that he worked in a number of roles as a photographer and picture editor for various newspapers. I grabbed a quick lunch with Johns and asked him about his passion for photography.
Chris Johns – Editor, National Geographic Magazine
A CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS JOHNS FIRST IN A SERIES ON “DECISION MAKERS” Chris Johns was named editor in chief of National Geographi…
If you get afraid of making mistakes, you are toast. You’re done. You’ve got to have courage. You’ve got to believe in yourself and the people who you surround yourself with, that you can go ahead, and your going to weigh the options, your going to be decisive, but a lot of its going to be visceral. This is really important because when it comes too intellectual, it becomes too cool. But when it becomes more visceral, and I’m not talking about flying off the handle, but there’s a gut thing.
Editor Chris Johns picks his favorite photos published in 2009.
Editor in Chief Chris Johns selects some of his favorite photos published in National Geographic magazine in 2008.