Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Ochoa de Olza’

Patrick Smith Named POYi’s 2014 Sports Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Friday February 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Freelance photographer Patrick Smith has won Sports Photographer of the Year honors at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition (POYi). Smith won for a diverse portfolio that emphasized his NASCAR coverage, but included sports action, portraits and feature photos of athletes and fans of various sports. National Geographic magazine has won the top... More

Barbara Davidson Named 2014 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 11, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson has won Newspaper Photographer of the Year honors in the 2014 Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition, contest organizers announced this afternoon. “[T]he judges noted a strong balance of powerful aesthetic with solid journalistic content” in Davidson’s portfolio, POYi organizers said in a prepared statement. Her portfolio included... More

Associated Press Wins Top Portrait Prizes at POYi

Posted by on Friday February 8, 2013 | Photojournalism

Associated Press has picked up two first prize awards in the Portrait and Portrait Series categories of the 70th annual POYi competition. The wire service now has 5 first prize awards after three days of POYI judging. AP photographer Daniel Ochoa de Olza won top prize in the Portrait category for a very pirate-like image... More