J.B. Russell is a Paris-based documentary photographer and videographer. He has worked extensively in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America focusing on current events, the human consequences of conflict, human rights and development issues. His work appears regularly in major magazines and newspapers worldwide. He also collaborates frequently with international humanitarian organizations to produce images, multimedia projects, video and written material on critical humanitarian issues for their communication needs. His work has received numerous accolades, including the Public Prize at the Bayeux War Correspondents Competition, 1st place in the News Picture Story category of the POYi competition, his images have been selected on numerous occasions for the Best of American Photography annual, he received the Saint-Brieuc Photoreporter Festival Grant and his work has been exhibited and frequently featured at Visa Pour L'Image in Perpignan, France among other festivals and venues. He worked with the Sygma News Agency from 1993 to 2001 and is now represented by Panos Pictures in London, Cosmos Photo in Paris and Contacto in Madrid.