American Shannon Jensen won this year for a series of images she produced documenting refugees who had fled the Blue Nile state in Sudan in May and June 2012
National Geographic was once again kind enough to allow me to share some more of the entries with you here, gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments
The other medalists this year are veteran editor Byron E. Calame; long-running NPR host Audie Cornish; The Guardian, a 193-year-old newspaper; advertising creative leader Steve Kopcha; the editorial staff of the Kyiv Post in Ukrainia; and the magazine WIRED.
The Canon Female Photojournalist Award has just been awarded to the 36-year old French photographer Viviane Dalles
Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture has again been awarded to Ilona Szwarc.
We gave some jurors of the PDN Photo Annual the opportunity to talk about one entry that they particularly liked and remembered, but didn’t make it into the Annual. Here are their choices:
The Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2014 goes to Alejandro Cegarra from Venezuela. His portfolio The Other Side of the Tower of David is dedicated to the squatters in an abandoned tower block in Caracas.