The World’s Best Photo?

Still, the jurors were “quite split” on the award, said Stuart Franklin, the jury chairman and a member of the international photographic cooperative Magnum Photos, who did not vote for Mr. Ozbilici’s image. He said that it was difficult to say much about deliberations because of a nondisclosure agreement jurors signed. The image, he said, was a hard-hitting news photo that was “extraordinarily well taken” by a man who has “my total respect.” But Mr. Stuart worried about “amplifying a terrorist message in some way” by giving the photo the top prize.