Posts Tagged ‘portrait’

Claudio Rasano Wins $16K Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Posted by on Thursday November 17, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

"Katlehong Matsenen, 2016" from the series "Similar Uniforms: We Refuse to Compare." © Claudio Rasano

Swiss-Italian photographer Claudio Rasano has won the 2016 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize for the photograph “Katlehong Matsenen 2016” from the series “Similar Uniforms: We Refuse to Compare.” The first place prize includes a £15,000 ($16,051 USD) cash prize and the portrait will also be featured in an exhibition of 57 works featuring all of the prize... 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

Photographer Platon Describes How He Evaded Burma’s Secret Police

Posted by on Thursday December 30, 2010 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

TIME magazine’s new cover story looks at the life of Nobel Prize-winner Aung Sang Suu Kyi since Burma’s military regime released her from house arrest in November. TIME.com has a video interview with photographer Platon, who describes the lengths he and reporter Hannah Beech had to go to in order to meet with their subject... More