John Stanmeyer from U.S. won the prize in the category “Best picture in 2013.” Prize image was a photograph of African immigrants on the coast of Djibouti, raising phones hoping to catch a cellular signal from neighboring Somalia. One of the jury members Edelstayn Gillian noticed that migrants usually depict the poor, exhausted, dirty. At the same picture, they are full of hope and dignity.
Let’s look at the winners of the photo contest popular and prestigious World Press Photo.
1. Photo of the Year 2013.
February 26, 2013, the city of Djibouti. African migrants night ashore in Djibouti raise their phones to catch the signal from neighboring Somalia – that’s such a delicate touch with relatives abroad. Djibouti – a regular stop on the way migrants from countries such as Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea from which to seek a better life, people flee to Europe or the Middle East. (John Stanmeyer-VII for National Geographic)
2. Second place in the category “General News”.
November 17, 2013, the Central African Republic. Demonstrators gathered outside Bangui, to call for the resignation of President Michel Dzhotodiya after killing Judge Martin Bria selective members, “Muslim” CAR rebel group. (John Stanmeyer-VII for National Geographic)
3. Third place in the category “Individual news.”
April 25, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Victims of the collapse of the garment factory. (Taslima Akhter)
4. Second place in the category of “People / portraits observation.”
Bobby is on the mend. ( Peter van Agtmael- Magnum Photos for TIME)
5. First place in the category “Modern Problems.” November 17, 2012, USA.
In a burst of quarrel Shane says Maggie that she can choose – or he would beat her in the kitchen, or it will go with him to the basement where they can talk. Lancaster, USA. (Sara Naomi Lewkowicz for TIME)
6. First place in the category “Individual news.”
November 18, 2013, Philippines. Hayyan typhoon survivors during a religious procession in Tolosa, Leyte island on the east. One of the most powerful cyclones ever claimed 8,000 lives and more than four million people were left homeless. (Phillipe Lopez-AFP)
7. First place in the category “News stories”.
January 30, 2013, Damascus, Syria. Syrian rebels are trying to hide after firing tank Syrian Army in the Ain Tarma in Damascus. January 30, 2013 a group of rebels plan attacks on government forces, came under sniper fire. Evacuated his comrade, who was shot in the chest, and who later died of his wounds, the rebels returned to attack the sniper point. In response, government forces shelled the rebels out of the tank. In the end, the rebels retreated. (Goran Tomasevic-Reuters)
8. First place, “General News”. November 21, 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria.
In September 2013 in Sofia, in an abandoned school, was opened to the refugee camp. Here found shelter about 800 Syrian refugees, including 390 children. Already affected by the economic crisis and political instability in Bulgaria, trying to cope with the difficulties caused by the influx of refugees, which coincided with attempts to close the Greek Turkish border. Currently Bulgaria is not ready to cope with the “refugee crisis”. (Alessandro Penso-OnOff Picture)
9. Second place in the category “News stories”.
September 21, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya. Woman and children hiding in the Westgate shopping center. They managed to survive after the terrorists opened fire at the mall Nairobi on September 21. During this fire killed 39 people. (Tyler Hicks-The New York Times )
10. First place in the category of “everyday life.”
March 15, 2013, Myanmar. Kachin Independence Army soldiers drink and sing at the funeral of one of his commanders, who died the day before. The city is under siege by the Burmese army. (Julius Schrank-De Volkskrant)
11. Third place in the category “Modern Problems.”
March 8, 2013, Coahuila, Mexico. Police arrived at the scene where two bodies hanging from the bridge, and three more are on the ground. These people killed a criminal group in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. (Christopher-La Vanguardia / El Guardían)
12. First place in the category of “Everyday life. History. “
August 10, 2013, San Salvador, El Salvador. Date of discovery: February 1, 2013. Time: 15:45.Location: sugar plantation in Apophis, San Salvador, Salvador. Gender: female. Age: 17-18 years. Time of disappearance: Unknown. North Central American Triangle (Honduras, Guatemala and Salvador) – one of the most dangerous regions in the world where there are cases of violence. In many cases, the only way is to identify the victim’s clothing. (Fred Ramos-El Faro)
13. First place in the category “People / Portraits. History. “
July 19, 2012, Merkenbrehtsya, Austria. Khan and Alena – two sisters who live in the village Merkenbrehts, Austria. (Carla Kogelman)
14. First place in the category “People / Portraits. History. “
December 13, 2013, Pretoria, South Africa. Frustrated woman after having been denied access to the coffin with the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela.(Markus Schreiber-AP)
15. First place in the category “Sports. History. “
December 19, 2013, Lidingö, Sweden. Nadia feels better after the last treatment. Swedish athlete Nadia Casado participated in the World Championships and European heptathlon.In the autumn of 2013 she was diagnosed – with cancer, and by January 2014 she underwent chemotherapy. During the illness she continued to train, hoping to recover and prepare for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Peter Holgersson)
16. Third place in the category “Sports. Stories in motion. “
April 27, 2013, Adelaide, Australia. Daniel Arnamnart of Australia in the men’s 100 meters backstroke on the second day of the Australian Swimming Championships on April 27 in Adelaide. (Quinn Rooney- Getty Images )
17. First prize in the category “Sports. Individual photos. “
January 18, 2013. Sled Dog Race, top view, Megeve, France. (Jeff Pachoud-Agence France-Press/Getty Images)
18. Second place in the category “Sports. Dynamics. Individual photos. “
March 24, 2013, Szczyrk, Poland. Slalom. (Andrzej Grygiel-PAP-Polska Agencja Prasowa)
19. First place in the category of “People. Staged portraits. “
September 25, 2013, West Bengal, India. A group of blind albino boys in parochial school in Vivekananda, West Bengal, India. This is one of the very few modern schools for the blind in India. (Brent Stirton-Reportage by Getty Images)
20. Second place in the category “People / Portraits”.
February 3, 2011, Cairo, Egypt. Young Egyptian bodybuilder Ali with his mother. (Denis Dailleux-Agence Vu)
21. Third place in the category “History of Nature.”
January 25, 2011, the Congo. The five-year male bonobo was the most inquisitive group of wild bonobos Kokolopori near the reserve, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Despite the fact that of all living species on earth, this – the closest to the person about the bonobo, little is known as to their behavior in the wild. Bonobos are endangered due to the reduction of natural habitat and illegal bushmeat trade. (Christian Ziegler- National Geographic Magazine )
22. First place in the category “History of Nature.”
March 2, 2013, Los Angeles, USA. Photo Cougar in Griffith Park made to disguise the camera.To get to the park, where the last two years, the Cougars live, you need to go two busiest highways in the United States. (Steve Winter-National Geographic)