AFP's Fabio Bucciarelli and Javier Manzano win Bayeux Calvados Awards

Fabio Bucciarelli has won a €7000 cash prize at the 20th Bayeux Calvados Awards for an image shot in Syria of 'a wounded young Syrian who sits at the back of a truck after an attack carried out by President Assad's forces on a Shaar neighbourhood'. Buccia

Agence France-Presse's photographers Fabio Bucciarelli and Javier Manzano have won top awards at the 20th edition of the Bayeux Calvados Awards, going home, respectively, with the Photo Prize and Public Photo Prize

Beyond the Pulitzer Prizes, the realities of covering the Syrian civil war

Six staff and freelance photographers working for The Associated Press and Agence France-Presse have won this year's Pulitzer Prizes in photography for their work and commitment while covering the Syrian civil war. BJP speaks with Javier Manzano and Narciso Contreras about the realities of working in one of today's most dangerous conflicts

Javier Manzano first freelance photographer to win Pulitzer in 17 years

“To be honest, I am still having a bit of trouble processing the magnitude of the recognition,” Manzano, a freelancer for Agence France-Presse, said by email Tuesday morning. “I feel privileged to be [in] the company of my colleagues who also work as freelancers in some of the most challenging environments with little or no outside support.”

Bruce kicks photographer, takes oath : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News

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Bruce kicks photographer, takes oath : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News: “But his patience snapped as photographers from the Rocky and Denver Post crouched before him to shoot his picture as he stood for the House’s morning prayer.

Bruce told Rocky photographer Javier Manzano ‘Don’t do that again,’ and then gave him a swift kick in the knee.

Asked by reporters in his office about the incident, Bruce said his kick was warranted and that he had warned the photographers not to take his picture during the prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.

‘In 21 years, I don’t think there has ever been an instance where I had to do something to stop somebody from behaving in such a coarse and disgusting way,’ Bruce said.”

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