PHOTO AWARDS

An elderly woman walks on a destroyed bridge on the road to the airport which was the scene of heavy fighting, on her way to retrieve belongings from her home, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, March 1, 2015. The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
An elderly woman walks on a destroyed bridge on the road to the airport which was the scene of heavy fighting, on her way to retrieve belongings from her home, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, March 1, 2015. The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 photo, Afghan refugee girl, laiba Hazrat, 6, poses for a picture, while playing with other children in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world’s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting their country has undergone. Since the 2002 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, some 3.8 million Afghans have returned to their home country, according to the U.N.’s refugee agency. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 photo, Afghan refugee girl, laiba Hazrat, 6, poses for a picture, while playing with other children in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world’s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting their country has undergone. Since the 2002 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, some 3.8 million Afghans have returned to their home country, according to the U.N.'s refugee agency. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Refugees and migrants are cover themselves with thermal blankets after their arrival on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the village of Skala Sykaminias on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. The International Office for Migration says over the last week, Greece experienced the largest single weekly influx of migrants and refugees in 2015, at an average of some 9,600 per day. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
Refugees and migrants are cover themselves with thermal blankets after their arrival on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the village of Skala Sykaminias on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. The International Office for Migration says over the last week, Greece experienced the largest single weekly influx of migrants and refugees in 2015, at an average of some 9,600 per day. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
A woman throws a rock and a bag at riot policemen who block her way home in Huepetuhe district in Peru's Madre de Dios region in Peru, Monday, April 28, 2014. Soldiers, police and marines have begun destroying illegal gold mining machinery in Peru’s southeastern jungle region of Madre de Dios. Authorities began enforcing a ban on illegal mining Monday in the Huepetuhe district. Before the deadline, miners clashed with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the Interoceanic Highway that links the Pacific with Brazil. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A woman throws a rock and a bag at riot policemen who block her way home in Huepetuhe district in Peru's Madre de Dios region in Peru, Monday, April 28, 2014. Soldiers, police and marines have begun destroying illegal gold mining machinery in Peru's southeastern jungle region of Madre de Dios. Authorities began enforcing a ban on illegal mining Monday in the Huepetuhe district. Before the deadline, miners clashed with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the Interoceanic Highway that links the Pacific with Brazil. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Fatima, 13, weeps as she kisses her injured father, Ahmad al-Messmar, 40, who was wounded when a deadly car bomb blew up near a gas station, in the predominately Shiite town of Hermel, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the Syrian border in northeast Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. A shadowy Lebanese Sunni extremist group claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing in Hermel, a stronghold of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, that killed several people in the latest attack linked to the war in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Fatima, 13, weeps as she kisses her injured father, Ahmad al-Messmar, 40, who was wounded when a deadly car bomb blew up near a gas station, in the predominately Shiite town of Hermel, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the Syrian border in northeast Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. A shadowy Lebanese Sunni extremist group claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing in Hermel, a stronghold of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, that killed several people in the latest attack linked to the war in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
2015 Atlanta Photojournalism Awards
2015 Pictures of the Year International
2015 National Headliner Awards
2015 National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism
2014 World Press Photo
2013 Pulitzer Award

2015 Atlanta Photojournalism Awards


Spot News Singles
Honorable Mention – David Goldman
 
General News Singles
First Place – Vadim Ghirda
Second Place – Patrick Semansky
Honorable Mention – Alvaro Barrientos
 
Feature Singles
Second Place – Mukhtar Khan
 
Portrait/Personality Singles
First Place – Daniel Ochoa de Olza
 
Sports Feature Singles
First Place – Matthias Schrader
 
Sports Picture Story
First Place – Andres Kudacki
 
Feature Picture Story/Essay
Third Place – Maye Wong
Honorable Mention – Andres Kudacki
 
Chris Hondros Memorial International News Story
Second Place – Vadim Ghirda
Third Place – Jerome Delay
 
News Picture Story
First Place – Santi Palacios
Honorable Mention – Patrick Semansky

2015 Pictures of the Year International


General News Single
Evgeniy Maloltka - First Place
Sergei Grits - Award of Excellence
Jerome Delay - Award of Excellence
Santi Palacios - Award of Excellence

Sports Action Single
Daniel Ochoa de Olza - Award of Excellence

2015 National Headliner Awards


Spot News Photography
Efrem Lukatsky - Second Place
Khalil Hamra - Third Place

Sports Photography
Natacha Pisarenko - First Place
Julie Jacobson - Third Place

Photo essay/story
Khalil Hamra - Second Place

Portrait
Maye-E Wong - First Place
Muhammed Muheisen - Second Place

2015 National Press Photographers Association


Pictorial
Oded Balilty – First Place

Portrait Series
Muhammed Muheisen – Third Place

General News Single
Sergei Grits – Honorable Mention

International News Single
Jerome Delay – Honorable Mention
Hussein Malla – Honorable Mention

Environmental Picture Story
Rodrigo Abd – Honorable Mention

Sports Feature Single
Daniel Ochoa de Olza – Honorable Mention 

2014 World Press Photo


Observed Portraits
Markus Schreiber - First Place, Singles

2013 Pulitzer Award

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Breaking News Photography
Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen


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