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‘I had to pinch myself’: B.C. photojournalist inducted into International Photography Hall of Fame

Paul Nicklen
 

By Courtney Dickson (Original source CBC)

“Photojournalist and non-profit founder Paul Nicklen has been inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri.

Nicklen, who lives in Qualicum Beach, B.C., is best known for his work with National Geographic profiling wildlife in the Arctic. This isn’t his first award — he was recognized as BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2012 and received first prize from World Press Photo in 2010.

“I think as a Canadian you always find sort of self-deprecating ways to minimize things or dismiss things,” he told CBC’s All Points West.”

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