Photos of Yemen War and Central American Asylum Seekers Win Pulitzers – The New York Times Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post took the award for feature photography and the photo staff of Reuters won for breaking news photography.
Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post – The Pulitzer Prizes For brilliant photo storytelling of the tragic famine in Yemen, shown through images in which beauty and composure are intertwined with devastation. (Moved by the jury from Breaking News Photography, where it was originally entered.)
Photography Staff of Reuters – The Pulitzer Prizes For a vivid and startling visual narrative of the urgency, desperation and sadness of migrants as they journeyed to the U.S. from Central and South America.
Photo of ‘Crying Girl on the Border’ Wins World Press Photo 2019 Getty Images photographer John Moore has won the prestigious World Press Photo Contest for 2019 for his photo titled “Crying Girl on the Border.” The photo was selected from among 78,801 submitted by 4,738 photographers.
Is This the Best Photo of the Year? – The New York Times John Moore’s photo of a 2-year-old asylum seeker and her mother being detained was named photo of the year in the World Press Photo contest.
World Press Photo Story of the Year nominee: The Migrant Caravan The migrant caravan is part of a larger project called Love Stories, an exhibition and film project about the global refugee crisis where we have partnered with UNHCR Sweden. Nikon was also one of the partners in the development of the first stage of […]
World Press Photo Story of the Year nominee: The Yemen Crisis As a photographer, I have worked extensively in the Middle East and Central Asia. I lived in Kabul from 2010 to 2015 where I started my ongoing relationship with The Washington Post. In 2015, I moved to Beirut and now my work focuses on […]
World Press Photo Story of the Year nominee: The Lake Chad Crisis In this article, I speak with Marco Gualazzini about his story The Lake Chad Crisis:
2019 Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded to 12 Photographers | PDNPulse Catherine Opie, Ron Jude, Jennifer Garza-Cuen and Barbara Davidson are among the 12 photographers named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows, according to an announcement from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowships provide grants of undisclosed amounts to support projects by artists, scholars, scientists and writers. The foundation selected 168 […]
The Problem Isn’t the Photo Contest, It’s Us – PhotoShelter Blog Eye-rolls, shrugs, and barbs greeted the $120,000 Grand Prize winner of Dubai’s HIPA Photography Prize. Malaysian photographer Edwin Ong’s photo of a partially blind Vietnamese woman carrying her baby was derided for representing yet another “poverty porn” contest winner before it was suggested that […]
Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients | The GroundTruth Project – Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients – The GroundTruth Project BOSTON — The GroundTruth Project is pleased to announce that, for the first time, the James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship will be awarded to two journalists […]
$120K HIPA Grand Prize Goes to Malaysian Photo Enthusiast Edwin Ong Wee Kee | PDNPulse Edwin Ong Wee Kee woke $120,000 richer this morning after winning the Grand Prize for a single image at the 2019 Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Awards (HIPA) on Wednesday, March 13. This is the eighth […]
Reuters relaunches photographers’ grant program in memory of colleague Yannis Behrakis | Reuters The program, which Yannis led, seeks to recruit and develop a diverse new generation of young photojournalists, something he was incredibly passionate about. It will relaunch for the 2020 grants under Yannis’s name with increased grants of $8k available to recipients.
Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Jurors Withdraw in Protest of TD Bank Funding | PDNPulse Four jurors for this year’s Magenta Foundation Flash Forward emerging photographer competition have withdrawn in protest of the competition’s major sponsor, TD Bank Group. TD is one of several financial institutions that have provided financing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the $3.8 […]
The Best Photos From the 76th Pictures of the Year International – The New York Times Fabio Bucciarelli was named Photographer of the Year and Jessica Phelps won Newspaper Photographer of the Year. The New York Times was cited for excellence in photo editing.
Patrick Brown Wins the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for “No Place On Earth”. Svetlana Bachevanova, publisher of FotoEvidence, announced that photojournalist Patrick Brown will receive the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo and that a book of his work, No Place On Earth will be published by FotoEvidence this […]
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Winners of the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest – The Atlantic Organizers of the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest announced the winning photographers and images for this year, and the photographer Richard Barnden, from the U.K., was named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019. More than 5,000 images were submitted by photographers […]
The Film Photo Award | LENSCRATCH I am so excited to announce the brand-spanking-new Film Photo Award and so honored to be the inaugural juror for this first round of calls for entry. The award was created by photographer Eliot Dudik who has been a long time large format film shooter and his practice has […]
Under Criticism, National Geographic Backs Off Rights Grab | PDNPulse National Geographic has reached 100 million Instagram followers—and it tried to celebrate with a one-day photo contest that amounted to a massive rights grab.