Overcoming COVID in 2020 has become a challenge for billions of people all across the globe regardless of their occupation or social status. The pandemic has affected all areas of our lives, becoming a series of trials and tribulations for many professionals, including photographers.
The Grand Prix of the competition is the photojournalist of the Spanish news agency EFE Agency Bryce Lorenzo.
The names of the winners of the international photo competition for professional photojournalists News Photo Awards have been announced. Overcoming COVID. The winner of the Grand Prix of the competition was the photojournalist of the Spanish news agency EFE Agency Brais Lorenzo Couto and his work Birthday. On Thursday, March 11, TASS reports.
“Photojournalists, along with doctors, were among the first to be at the forefront of the fight against the pandemic. And it was through their eyes that people around the world watched how this struggle went on and continues on the streets of empty cities, in the red zones of hospitals, in laboratories, where produce vaccines, “said TASS Director General Sergei Mikhailov.
The photojournalist of the Rossiya Segodnya (Sputnik) MIA (Russia) Ilya Pitalev with the photo Communion won in the category “Best Photo”.
The winner in the Best Photo Series category was Adam Gray, reporter for the British news and media agency South West News Service (SWNS). The jury recognized the best series of pictures he took under the title “At the epicenter of the covid”.
The winner of the Grand Prix of the competition received 10 thousand dollars, the prize-winners in the categories “Best Photo” and “Best Series of Photos” – 3 thousand dollars each.
The ceremony also named the winners of the special prize “”:
Minority Report- Photojournalist Diego Ibarra Sanchez for the work “The Phoenician Collapse: COVID and the Crisis in Lebanon”.
— The Grand Prix Winner of the News Photo Awards has been Announced —