February 12 the jury World Press Photo-2009 award winners announced. In the category "Best Picture 2009"
the grand prize was a freelance Italian photographer Pietro Masturzo. Prize to? 10 thousand.
he can get at a ceremony in Amsterdam, scheduled for May 2nd.
In the contest was attended by more than 5 thousand. Photographers from 128 countries of the world, awards were given to 63 photographers from 23 countries.
World Press Photo - one of the world's largest and most influential contest among photojournalists.
Works selected recognized professionals in various fields of photojournalism.
Photos prizewinners usually exhibited at the exhibitions, the first of which will go to Amsterdam in early May.