Posts Tagged ‘Pictures of the Year International’

Brent McDonald Named 2014 POYi Multimedia Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Wednesday February 26, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Video journalist Brent McDonald of The New York Times has won 2014 Multimedia Photographer of the Year at the Pictures of the Year International competition, organizers have announced. He won for a portfolio that included a video called “A Deadly Dance” about a surge of heroin use in Portland, Maine; and a story about Christine... More

Daniel Berehulak Named 2014 POYi Freelance Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 18, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Daniel Berehulak has been named Photographer of the Year–Freelance at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International Competition. Berehulak, who is based in New Delhi, India, won the honor for a portfolio that includes stories about malnutrition and drug addiction in Afghanistan, the Hindu pilgrimage Maha Kumbh Mela, and celebrations by South Africans of Nelson... More

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

POYi Posts Winning Entries for Its Newspaper Division Contest (And PDN Names the Photographers)

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

  Taslima Akhter of Bangladesh has won first prize in Spot News category of the Newspaper Division in the Picture of the Year International (POYi) competition, and Niclas Hammarström has won top prize for the General News category. POYi organizers have not yet announced the names of the winners, pending completion of judging in all... More

World Press Hits Pellegrin with Wet Noodle (And Other Contest Scandals)

Posted by on Tuesday February 26, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Last week, debate erupted over an image Paolo Pellegrin had entered as part of a portfolio that won prizes at both the World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International competitions. He had apparently cribbed his captions from the New York Times, misidentified the subject of the photo in question, and while he didn’t... More

Paul Hansen of Dagens Nyheter Wins POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Monday February 11, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

© Paul Hansen/Dagens Nyheter Paul Hansen, photographer with the newspaper Dagens Nyheter of Sweden has been named the 2012 Newspaper Photographer of the year in the 70th Pictures of the Year International (POYi). Hansen was honored for a portfolio that included coverage of the conflict in Gaza and a series on individuals whose lives were... More