A street merchant waits on his tricycle early in the morning before markets open in Yangon, Myanmar.
Leica MP (240) APO Summicron 50 mm F/2.0 ASPH
Wendell Phillips is a Vancouver based photojournalist with thirty four years of experience in editorial and human development photography. He is the recipient of 31 Picture-of-the-Year awards from North American news organizations; as well as winner of two National Magazine Awards.
He was voted Canada’s News Photographer of the Year in 1988 and nominated for Canadian Photojournalist of the Year in 2007 and 2009. The Photographic Society of America honored Wendell with the International Understanding through Photography Award recognizing his socially engaged documentaries and public lectures with a humanitarian perspective.