Photo Contest World Press Photo 2010

World Press Photo - one of the most prestigious international competitions photographers. WPP has numerous nominations, including "Sport", "Art", "Daily Life", "News Photo", "Portrait", "Nature". These categories will be awarded to three photographers (from first to third place) in two subnominatsiyah - photo essay and one photo. Key nomination contest - a "Photo of the year".

The winners of the photo contest «World Press Photo Contest 2010" were announced February 11, 2011. Organizers say this year they sent a record number of photos - 108 059. The competition attracted 5,847 photographers of 125 nationalities.

The winners in many categories of the competition World Press Photo (WPP) in 2010 became the photos that depict human tragedy, death and violence; Jury considers that these photos - just a reflection of the past year in which there was a lot of unfortunate events, including the earthquake in Haiti, floods in Pakistan and volcanic eruptions.






1. Photo of the year

South African photographer Jodi Bieber won the award for Best Picture in 2010. This photo 18-year-old girl Bibi Aisha from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, to escape from her husband in his parents' home after her husband began to beat her. Once the Taliban came to him, asking to give Bibi to "restore justice." After the verdict was announced leader of "Taliban" Bibi brother-in-law grabbed her, and her husband sliced ​​off her ears and nose. Her and left for dead, but she was rescued by aid workers and the US military. After spending some time in a women's shelter in Kabul, she came to America, where she underwent an operation to restore his ears and nose. She now lives in the United States. (Jodi Bieber / Institute for Artist Management for Time magazine)




South African photographer Jodi Bieber won the award for Best Picture in 2010. This photo 18-year-old girl Bibi Aisha from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, to escape from her husband in his parents' home after her husband began to beat her. Once the Taliban came to him, asking to give Bibi to "restore justice." After the verdict was announced leader of "Taliban" Bibi brother-in-law grabbed her, and her husband sliced ​​off her ears and nose. Her and left for dead, but she was rescued by aid workers and the US military. After spending some time in a women's shelter in Kabul, she came to America, where she underwent an operation to restore his ears and nose. She now lives in the United States. (Jodi Bieber / Institute for Artist Management for Time magazine) & quot; / & gt;

2. Daily life: India

Photographer agency «Panos Pictures» Martin Romersa from the Netherlands won the first place in the category "Everyday Life" with his series of photographs "Metropolis". In this photo the usual picture of the city of Kolkata. (Martin Roemers / Panos Pictures)



Photographer agency «Panos Pictures» Martin Romersa from the Netherlands won the first place in the category "Everyday Life" with his series of photographs "Metropolis". In this photo the usual picture of the city of Kolkata. (Martin Roemers / Panos Pictures) & quot; / & gt;

3. Nature: Japan

Photographer magazine «National Geographic» Unterhiner Stefano from Italy took second place in the category "Nature" with this photo of Whooper Swans at dawn, made in January in Hokkaido, Japan. (Stefano Unterthiner / National Geographic)



Photographer magazine «National Geographic» Unterhiner Stefano from Italy took second place in the category "Nature" with this photo of Whooper Swans at dawn, made in January in Hokkaido, Japan. (Stefano Unterthiner / National Geographic) & quot; / & gt;

4. General News: Haiti

Photographer «Contrasto» Riccardo Venturi from Italy won first place in the category "General News" with this photo of the burning of the old market in Port-au-Prince, made on 18 January. (Riccardo Venturi / Contrasto)

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