Bruce won for her work focusing on people living in the aftermath of war, particularly in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Photographer Andrea Bruce has won the 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) announced on Saturday. The award comes with a $20,000 prize. Two other photographers—Amber Bracken and Rebecca Conway—won honorable mentions.
As we face the continued effects of global warming, pollution and industrialization, it is important to show just how precious our planet is and why we need to preserve it. It was with this thought in mind that Photo District News once again teamed up with National Geographic Traveler to introduce the first annual The Great Outdoors photo contest—a photographic competition that was deliberately created to celebrate the beauty of nature and humanity’s place in it, whether braving deadly waterfalls in a kayak or simply enjoying the breathtaking view of a garden from a nearby window.
The core determinant, for me, is whether objects were moved, people’s faces were changed, images were combined in a way that altered what anyone would have seen in the setting, or if things were removed from the frame