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2018 – Images of a year and a place in time

Wellington photojournalist Kent Blechynden recently had all his camera gear stolen.

It was $20,000 in monetary terms and a crushing blow.

But the camera was also an important part of his life. Kent is unemployed after a 25-year career in newspaper photography and has found there is no place for him in the new media world to make a living.

His life has been tough lately and he needs a break.

He asked Scoop to show his work this year and here it is….











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