Category: Contests

  • POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

    POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

    Tyler Hicks, New York Times. Here.

  • World Press Photo Winners

    World Press Photo Winners

    Amazing collection of winners. An unflinching take on the world. The best photojournalism. Here.

  • Eugene Smith Fund 2006 : Paolo Pellegrin

    Eugene Smith Fund 2006 : Paolo Pellegrin

    Magnum Photos: What happened in Manhattan in September of 2001 sparked a monumental response that affected the lives of most of the world’s inhabitants and continues to do so still today. Since that moment Paolo Pellegrin began a journey through the Muslim world and into the lives of it’s people, beginning, backwards, in Marseille: the…

  • Paolo Pellegrin Wins W. Eugene Smith Grant

    Paolo Pellegrin Wins W. Eugene Smith Grant

    PDN: “Paolo Pellegrin brings a passion and extraordinary eye to a story that has consumed the Western world since 9/11,” said Helen Marcus, president of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, in a press release. “He follows in Gene Smith’s footsteps bringing the world’s attention to a furious debate of historic proportions.” A second award,…

  • 2005 Sports Shooter Contest Judging (video)

    From SportsShooter: This is video of the judging panel in action. Wally Skalij (Los Angeles Times), Myung Chun (Los Angeles Times), Matt A. Brown (Los Angeles freelance photographer), Rick Rickman (freelance photographer and Brooks Institute faculty member) and Robert Hanashiro (USA TODAY), spent the day together working to decide the winners in five categories and…

  • White House News Photographers 2006

    White House News Photographers 2006

    White House News Photographers Association’s The Eyes of History contest results are in for 2006. Some amazing photographs. Photographer of the year: Andrea Bruce, The Washington Post. Check out the winners gallery, Here.

  • SportsShooter Annual Contest Winners

    SportsShooter Annual Contest Winners

    From SportsShooter: The lively debate between Villa’s photograph of a goose attacking a high school cross country runner as she nears the finish line and Miralle’s black and while image of a sumo wrestler standing on a up side of an escalator as a gawking woman passes on the down side had Brown and Hanashiro…

  • Photography Pulitzer Prize Winners

    Photography Pulitzer Prize Winners

    From PDN: In a year when journalism from Hurricane Katrina dominated the Pulitzer Prizes, the staff of The Dallas Morning News won the 2006 Pulitzer for breaking news photography for coverage of the hurricane. It is the second time in three years The Dallas Morning News has claimed the breaking news photography prize. Todd Heisler…

  • David Guttenfelder, Josh Meltzer, Photojournalists of the Year

    David Guttenfelder, Josh Meltzer, Photojournalists of the Year

    From the National Press Photographers Association: “This is an extraordinary photographer,” judge Ruth Fremson of The New York Times said after the panel picked Guttenfelder’s portfolio for First place. “There is a beautiful eye, someone who can handle any kind of news situation, including a helicopter crashing practically at his feet. This photographer has a…

  • PDN'S 30

    PDN'S 30

    From PDN, their annual list of the top 30 upcoming photographers: “My best work,” Nina Andersson says, “Is what I’ve done when I’m not thinking too much when I shoot it. My best work is spontaneous.” Here.

  • Pictures of the Year Winners

    Pictures of the Year Winners

    Winners Gallery from the Pictures of the Year Photojournalism contest. This is one of the top two US contests. Here.

  • Pulitzer Finalists Leaked

    From Editor and Publisher, the finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, photography: SPOT NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY Los Angeles Times (Gaza pullout) Dallas Morning News (Katrina) The Associated Press (Katrina) FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY Los Angeles Times (Catholic priests in Alaska) Rocky Mountain News (death sentence) South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Holocaust survivor)

  • The Web This Morning

    Punk – Anti-Flag releases third song from their upcoming major label album, “For Blood and Empire” (I’ve heard the album, it ain’t bad. Listen to the song The Press Corpse to hear Anti-Flag at their best.) Punk – FatWreckChords new podcast Photography – Getty Images editorial photography grants to Andrew Testa and Kristen Ashburn (portfolios)…

  • The Web This Morning

    Photography – Chris Detrick named Student Photographer of the Year (my new co-worker) Photography – Ho Chi Minh Highway, by James Nachtwey Art – Russian/Soviet poster collection NYT – They stole $92 million, but what can they do with it?

  • The Web This Morning

    The Web This Morning

    Photography – Pictures of the Year winners gallery Artist – Jude Buffum, does hilarious art with classic 8-bit videogame imagery Yahoo war reporter Kevin Sites is now in Chechnya Q&A with Kevin Sites WFMU – Compilation of the month: Shut up and Play (mp3’s of inane between-song banter). Featuring Slayer, Mercyful Fate, and the infamous…

  • World Press Photo Winners Gallery

    Gallery of winning images from the most prestigious photojournalism competition in the world. A must-see.

  • The Web This Morning

    NYT sports magazine Play debuts Sunday White House News Photographers contest results Why US newspapers aren’t running offensive muslim cartoons Lovecraft’s Cthulu done in Lego Pac-Man tattoo History of cookie-monster death metal vocals, from the Wall Street Journal? NYT: Russia’s biggest film coming to US

  • The Web This Morning

    Links now open in current window. Zeiss lenses come to Nikon mount, can be forced onto Canon SLR’s New version of Photo Mechanic out today Donald Trump wants us to think he’s rich, and he’ll sue to prove it Passenger bitten by man says coverage was off Professional photographers upset at stolen photos posted all…