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Jonathan H. Lee

Freelance Photo & Videographer, Self-employed in Christchurch

Finding Purpose Through Travel, Service, and Photography

PRESENTED ON SEP 26, 2017
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 32

"I was hungry for more than concrete and cars but I didn't where to seek answers."

In "Finding Purpose Through Travel, Service, and Photography" from PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 32, Jonathan H. Lee shares his extraordinary experiences that have led him to opportunities that would forever change his life.

Jonathon is a traveling photographer and videographer with a passion for wilderness, community development, and sustainable food and urban systems. In the past several years his work and interests have given him opportunities to visit many places around the globe for learning, serving, and sharing in all forms. Jonathan’s most recent collaboration is with Conscious Impact, a grassroots organization dedicated to rebuilding community in a rural village in Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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Backpacking With a Purpose

BY JUSTINE ABIGAIL YU
IN MARKHAM

Thanks to the United Nations, many children have ventured to other countries across the world out of curiosity. Justine posesses this same curiosity and she's built it into a campaign called "Backpacking With a Purpose". She takes us on her own journey of travel to Uganda

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Visual Storytelling

BY ASMA INAYAT
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

To promote the passion and understanding of geography and cities, Asma Inayat encourages teaching the young and the old about map reading, geography skills, travel writing and all that travel photography entails. Like telling a story visually, this will be conducted through workshops for young kids and adults.

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Who before What, Identity before Purpose

BY BEN HODSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Ben Hodson asks us to focus on our identity over other definitions. Be defined by who you are not what you do and your work will flow from that.

 

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Cities of Service in Nashville

BY LAUREL CREECH
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 07, 2014

Laurel Creech, Chief Service Officer of the Mayor's Office, speaks about Cities of Service, started by 19 different Mayors across the United States, including Mayor Karl Dean. Specifically describes Nashville's flood recovery efforts through programs such as Impact Nashville, the Mayor's Workplace Challenge, and Neighborhood Challenge.

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Service About Self

BY HALEY GILLESPIE
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 27, 2015

Haley discusses service groups and how they are adapting and need to adapt to attract the next generation of leaders. 

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Traveling (Through) Video

BY GIRI PRASETYO
IN JAKARTA

How to capture your traveling moments into video storytelling, as told by Giri Prasetyo the legendary videographer.

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The Importance of International Service

BY DR. NARKETTA SPARKMAN-KEY
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 20, 2016

You may think that the importance of international service is giving and providing for others, but after you hear Dr. Narketta Sparkman-Key give this presentation, you will realize that you can receive as much education, insights and enlightenment as the services you are providing.

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Finding Home

BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Nick Girard tells us a story about getting away to get back.

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Turning Legacy into Purpose

BY CATARINA GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 32 ON SEP 26, 2017

Catarina Gutierrez is a bike nerd at heart. She spends her days dreaming of schemes to get more people to ride bikes. She works at Bicycle Junction as their Marketing and Community Activator, her dream job since moving back to Wellington in 2017. She dedicates this talk to her father and hopes to turn legacy into purpose.