Posts Tagged ‘Anja Niedringhaus’

Sinclair Wins $20K 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Award

Posted by on Thursday April 20, 2017 | Awards/Contests/Grants

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"Whenever I saw him, I hid. I hated to see him," Tahini (in pink) recalls of the early days of her marriage to Mated, when she was 6 and he was 25. The young wife posed for this portrait with former classmate Ghana, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Hajji, Yemen, in 2010. There is currently no legal age of marriage in Yemen. Photo © Stephanie Sinclair

Stephanie Sinclair, a National Geographic photographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, has won the $20,000 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). The prize, made possible by the Howard G. Buffet foundation, will be used to support Sinclair’s ongoing work, which includes projects focused on human rights and gender issues around the... More

Adriane Ohanesian Wins 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Posted by on Tuesday May 10, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

American photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian is the recipient of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) announced today. The $20,000 award, which “celebrates the courage of women photojournalists who tell vital stories from countries and communities around the world through pictures,” is given in honor of Anja Niedringhaus, the... More

Heidi Levine Wins First Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Posted by on Tuesday March 24, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

American photojournalist Heidi Levine has won the first Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism award, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced. The $20,000 prize was established in memory of Niedringhaus, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photographer who was killed while covering the elections in Afghanistan in 2014. Levine, who lives in Jerusalem, has covered... More

PDNPulse: Top Stories of 2014

Posted by on Tuesday December 23, 2014 | Business, Copyright/Legal, Fine Art, Media, Photo Manipulation, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

As another fascinating year in the world of professional photography comes to a close, we look back on the stories that drew the most interest from PDNPulse readers this year. From manipulated news photos, to photographers arrested for doing their jobs, to collaborative efforts between photographers and an interview with one of photography’s most influential... More

AP Photographer’s Killer Given Death Sentence in Kabul

Posted by on Thursday July 24, 2014 | Photojournalism

The Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon last April has been sentenced to death by a panel of judges in Kabul, the Associated Press has reported. Niedringhaus and Gannon were traveling under the protection of Afghan forces with a convoy of election workers ... More

Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Announced

Posted by on Tuesday April 15, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the creation of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, honoring the Associated Press photojournalist who was slain April 4 while covering preparations for the recent elections in Afghanistan. IWMF, based in Washington, DC, says the award will be given annually “to a woman photojournalist whose work follows... More

AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus Killed in Afghanistan

Posted by on Friday April 4, 2014 | Photojournalism

Associated Press staff photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot and  killed while covering the run-up to elections in Afghanistan, the Associated Press announced this morning. Regional correspondent Kathy Gannon was injured in the same attack and is undergoing treatment at a hospital, the wire service said. “[I]t appears they were targeted and attacked,” AP president and... More