NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards


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NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards

  1. 1. 1 National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 AwardsNational Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards HAND PLAY
  2. 2. Photo by John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe, who was also named PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (LARGE MARKETS) Boston police officers race toward downed runner Bill Iffrig seconds after the first bomb exploded during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon. FIRST PLACE, DOMESTIC NEWS 2
  3. 3. Photo by Matthew Hinton of The New Orleans Advocate: Paris Samuels, 2, looks at the coffin of her sister, 13-month-old Londyn Samuels, who was murdered by gunfire, during her funeral at New Hope Baptist Church in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans. HONORABLE MENTION, GENERAL NEWS 3
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  5. 5. Photo by Sue Ogrocki of the Associated Press: LaTisha Garcia carries her 8-year-old daughter, Jazmin Rodriguez, near Plaza Towers Elementary School after a massive tornado carved its way through Moore, Okla., leaving little of the school and neighborhood. SECOND PLACE, DOMESTIC NEWS 5
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  7. 7. Photo by Fedoseyev Lev/Itar-Tass/ Reindeer herd together on a breeding co-operative farm in Lovozero, Russia. FIRST PLACE, ENVIRONMENT (NATURE, WILDLIFE) 7
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  9. 9. Jim Gehrz of the Star Tribune: One of 24 photos in an essay on the oil boom and how it has affected life and the environment in an area of North Dakota where a once bucolic countryside was turned into a patchwork of drilling sites and dangerously heavy traffic. In this photo, a pumpjack and storage tanks at a nearby oil pad looms behind Milo Wisness as he helps round up cattle for his neighbor, rancher Doug Olson. CLIFF EDOM 'NEW AMERICA' AWARD 9
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  11. 11. Jim Gehrz of the Star Tribune: In this photo from the essay, floor hand Ray Gerrish works to make repairs on a drilling rig as the sun rises. Men work around the clock at Raven Rig No. 1 near Watford City, one of nearly 200 towering oil rigs in the Bakken. CLIFF EDOM 'NEW AMERICA' AWARD 11
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  13. 13. One of 24 photos by Patrick Smith, freelance for Getty Images: Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens looks on during his final home game, after defeating the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. FIRST PLACE, SPORTS PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 13
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  15. 15. One of 24 photos by Patrick Smith, freelance for Getty Images: Sadie Bezzant is crushed by a sheep during the pre- rodeo entertainment of mutton busting during the Strawberry Days Rodeo in Pleasant Grove, Utah. FIRST PLACE, SPORTS PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 15
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  17. 17. Photo by Wang Song, Xinhua, A farmer drives his cattle to plow on the Shangbao Terrace in Shangbao Village of Chongyi County, east China's Jiangxi Province. HONORABLE MENTION, PICTORIAL 17
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  19. 19. Photo by Babak A. Tafreshi, Eso/Rex Features/ The antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array under the southern sky in Chile.The dramatic whirls of stars in the sky show the rotation of the Earth. HONORABLE MENTION, PICTORIAL 19
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  21. 21. Photo by Rolf Maeder/Rex Features/ A lightning storm over the Grand Canyon. HONORABLE MENTION, PICTORIAL 21
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  23. 23. Photo by Jay Capers of Randolph Community College: The Northern Lights dance over a teepee in Yellowknife, NWT, Canada. HONORABLE MENTION, ENVIRONMENT (NATURE, WILDLIFE) 23
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  25. 25. One of twelve pictures by Jonas Bendiksen for National Geographic Magazine: In the far northern corner of China's Xinjiang province, in the Altai mountains, one can find the last remnants of a culture that possibly invented skiing. The area is populated by a mix of ethnic Mongolians and Tuwas, who handmake their own rudimentary wooden skis in the same way as their forefathers thousands of years ago. They hunt using only their traditional skis and leather hide ropes. FIRST PLACE, SPORTS PICTURE STORY 25
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  27. 27. Photo by Michael Ciaglo: Dave Jackson closes a mailbox with his foot after delivering the mail to a home surrounded on three sides by a flooded Cheyenne Creek in Colorado Springs. HONORABLE MENTION, FEATURE 27
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  29. 29. One of 32 pictures in the portfolio of Sean Proctor, of the Midland Daily News: Carl Williams adjusts his mask and looks down the aisle as he prepares to fight Scott Comer in a Wal-Mart in Midland, Mich. The pair were afraid they were going to get kicked out, but after they started dueling, some employees came up and started videotaping the fight. PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (SMALL MARKETS) 29
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  31. 31. One of 32 pictures in the portfolio of Sean Proctor, of the Midland Daily News: Katie holds her head in her hands and leans against the hotel bathroom sink as her father, Kurt, holds a cup of medicine for her to take, the night before an MRI in Ann Arbor. Katie fought as best she could to not take the medicine, saying she didn't like the way it tasted. However, she finally submitted. PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (SMALL MARKETS) 31
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  33. 33. One of 32 pictures in the portfolio of Sean Proctor, of the Midland Daily News: Standing on her tip-toes to get a better view, Brandi Porter watches as principal Steve Poole writes in her yearbook during eighth grade lunch at Central Middle School in Midland, Mich. Population shrinkage and declining enrollment led to the school's shutdown, with most students and faculty transferring to other schools in the district. PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (SMALL MARKETS) 33
  34. 34. Scott Mc Kiernan, Ruaridh Stewart and Julie Rogers of Images from an essay (one of four that comprised the category entry) on acid violence in Bangladesh. Victims of the attacks are overwhelmingly women. Every year, at least 1,500 people in 20 different countries are attacked in this way. FIRST PLACE, BEST USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS 34
  35. 35. Mi Barrio. by Ivan Kashinsky: La Súper Banda prepares to play for Juanito y Martha to celebrate the blessing of their new truck in Rumihuaico, Ecuador. The truck was driven to El Quinche, a neighboring city, to be blessed by a priest. HONORABLE MENTION, NON-TRADITIONAL PHOTOJOURNALISM PUBLISHING 35
  36. 36. One of ten photos by Jacquelyn Martin taken at the 'Rally for Citizenship,' a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, : Felicia Esperanza, 19, of Woodbridge, Va., whose parents are from Mexico and El Salvador, poses for a portrait. Despite a comprehensive bill passing in the Senate, hopes for immigration reform have stymied in the House of Representatives leaving the future of immigrants with illegal status up in the air. 'I'm here to support my family,' says Esperanza, 'so that they can get their citizenship.' HONORABLE MENTION, PORTRAIT SERIES 36
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  38. 38. Craig Walker of The Denver Post: Cecil Bethea shaves the face of his partner, Carl Shepherd, during one of Cecil's many visits to The Spearly Center, where Carl lives, in Denver. met in a Denver bar in 1969. Forty- four years later, when Carl entered a nursing home suffering from dementia, Cecil became his guardian, making the life-long partners ineligible for a Colorado civil union, legalized in 2013. SECOND PLACE, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES. 38
  39. 39. One of twelve photos by Tomasz Gudzowaty: Vanuatu is an archipelago of over 80 volcanic islands in the western South Pacific, west of Fiji. It is home to a rich Melanesian culture, where each tribal group has its own identity, dialect, customs and artwork. Strong Christian heritage interweaves with magic rituals and animistic cults. The pictures were taken on Pentecost Island, where the natives practice an ancient tradition of naghol - jumping from high towers with lianas wrapped around ankles. FIRST PLACE, PORTRAIT SERIES. 39
  40. 40. One of twelve photos by Tomasz Gudzowaty taken on Pentecost Island. FIRST PLACE, PORTRAIT SERIES. 40
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  42. 42. One of 15 photos by Rick Loomis of The Los Angeles Times: His essay was on a wife’s struggle to keep her family together after her husband went through jail, rehab and recovery trying to get his life back on track after serving two tours of duty as a soldier in Iraq. In this photo Candy Desmond-Woods, holding their son Blake, talks with her husband Tom for the last time before he enters a rehabilitation facility. FIRST PLACE, RETURNING VETERANS, COMING HOME 42
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  44. 44. Photo by Kevin Dietsch: First Lady Michelle Obama attempts to restrain the family dog Sunny after he startled Ashtyn Gardner, 2, of Mobile, Alabama, causing her to fall during a holiday craft event, in the State Dining Room at the White House. HONORABLE MENTION, GENERAL NEWS 44
  45. 45. Photo by Matt Gade of the Deseret News: Ashley Christensen, left, celebrates her goal with teammate Rachelle Powley during a game in Alta, Utah. HONORABLE MENTION, SPORTS FEATURE 45 8/06/2014 王文堯 Kaohsiung Taiwan R.O.C All photos were taken from Clik Hear. THE END