World Press Photo Contest

South Africa-based Jodi Bieber has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2010 for her haunting portrait of 18-year-old Bibi Aisha, who had her ears and nose cut off by the Taliban as punishment for fleeing her husband's house. (Reuters)
South Africa-based Jodi Bieber has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2010 for her haunting portrait of 18-year-old Bibi Aisha, who had her ears and nose cut off by the Taliban as punishment for fleeing her husband's house. (Reuters)
Seamus Murphy, a VII Photo Agency photographer based in Ireland, has won the 2nd Prize in People in the News Single category with this picture of Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, in London. Prize-winning entries of World Press Photo Contest 2010, the world's largest annual press photography contest, were announced on February 11. (Reuters)
Seamus Murphy, a VII Photo Agency photographer based in Ireland, has won the 2nd Prize in People in the News Single category with this picture of Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, in London. Prize-winning entries of World Press Photo Contest 2010, the world's largest annual press photography contest, were announced on February 11. (Reuters)
Adam Pretty, a Getty image photographer based in Australia, has won the 1st Prize in Sport Stories with Sports Portfolio category. In this picture Thomas Daley of Great Britain competes in the preliminary of the men's 3m springboard diving event during the Youth Olympics at Toa Payoh Swimming Complex, Singapore on August 22. (Reuters)
Adam Pretty, a Getty image photographer based in Australia, has won the 1st Prize in Sport Stories with Sports Portfolio category. In this picture Thomas Daley of Great Britain competes in the preliminary of the men's 3m springboard diving event during the Youth Olympics at Toa Payoh Swimming Complex, Singapore on August 22. (Reuters)
Olivier Laban-Mattei, a Agence France-Presse photographer based in France, has won the 1st prize in General News Stories category with this picture of a man throwing a dead body at the morgue of the general hospital in Port-au-Prince. (Reuters)
Olivier Laban-Mattei, a Agence France-Presse photographer based in France, has won the 1st prize in General News Stories category with this picture of a man throwing a dead body at the morgue of the general hospital in Port-au-Prince. (Reuters)
Peter Lakatos, a MTI photographer based in Hungary, has won the 1st Prize in Spot News Singles category for this photo of a suicide jump in Budapest, Hungary. (Reuters)
Peter Lakatos, a MTI photographer based in Hungary, has won the 1st Prize in Spot News Singles category for this photo of a suicide jump in Budapest, Hungary. (Reuters)
Riccardo Venturi, a Contrasto photographer based in Italy, has won the 1st Prize in General News Single category with this January 18 picture of the Old Iron Market burning in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Reuters)
Riccardo Venturi, a Contrasto photographer based in Italy, has won the 1st Prize in General News Single category with this January 18 picture of the Old Iron Market burning in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Reuters)
Daniel Berehulak, a Getty image photographer based in Australia, won the 1st Prize in People In The News Stories category with this September 13 picture of flood victims scrambling for food as they battle the downwash from a Pakistan army helicopter during relief operations in Dadu, Pakistan. (Reuters)
Daniel Berehulak, a Getty image photographer based in Australia, won the 1st Prize in People In The News Stories category with this September 13 picture of flood victims scrambling for food as they battle the downwash from a Pakistan army helicopter during relief operations in Dadu, Pakistan. (Reuters)
Mike Hutchings, a Reuters photographer based in South Africa, has won the 1st Prize in Sport Single category with this July 6 picture of Netherlands' Demy de Zeeuw being kicked in the face by Uruguay's Martin Caceres during their World Cup semi-final in Cape Town. (Reuters)
Mike Hutchings, a Reuters photographer based in South Africa, has won the 1st Prize in Sport Single category with this July 6 picture of Netherlands' Demy de Zeeuw being kicked in the face by Uruguay's Martin Caceres during their World Cup semi-final in Cape Town. (Reuters)
Ed Ou, a Getty images photographer based in Canada, has won the 1st Prize in Contemporary Issues Stories category with the series "Escape from Somalia". In this picture, taken on March 15, four Somali refugees en route to Yemen sleep in the desert after traveling all night on muddy roads and in pouring rain in Somaliland. (Reuters)
Ed Ou, a Getty images photographer based in Canada, has won the 1st Prize in Contemporary Issues Stories category with the series "Escape from Somalia". In this picture, taken on March 15, four Somali refugees en route to Yemen sleep in the desert after traveling all night on muddy roads and in pouring rain in Somaliland. (Reuters)
Ed Kashi, a VII Photo Agency photographer based in the US, has won the 2nd Prize in Contemporary Issues single category with this picture of Nguyen Thi Ly, 9, who suffers from Agent Orange disabilities, in Da Nang, Vietnam. (Reuters)
Ed Kashi, a VII Photo Agency photographer based in the US, has won the 2nd Prize in Contemporary Issues single category with this picture of Nguyen Thi Ly, 9, who suffers from Agent Orange disabilities, in Da Nang, Vietnam. (Reuters)
Omar Feisal, a Reuters photographer based in Somalia, has won the 1st Prize in Daily Life single category with this picture of a man carrying a shark through the streets of Mogadishu in Somalia, taken on September 23. (Reuters)
Omar Feisal, a Reuters photographer based in Somalia, has won the 1st Prize in Daily Life single category with this picture of a man carrying a shark through the streets of Mogadishu in Somalia, taken on September 23. (Reuters)
Wolfram Hahn, a freelance photographer based in Germany, has won the 2nd Prize in Portraits Stories category with this picture of "self-portraits for social network". (Reuters)
Wolfram Hahn, a freelance photographer based in Germany, has won the 2nd Prize in Portraits Stories category with this picture of "self-portraits for social network". (Reuters)
Reinhard Dirscherl, a freelance photographer based in Germany, has won the 2nd Prize in the Nature Single category with this picture of Atlantic sailfish attacking Spanish sardines, off Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. (Reuters)
Reinhard Dirscherl, a freelance photographer based in Germany, has won the 2nd Prize in the Nature Single category with this picture of Atlantic sailfish attacking Spanish sardines, off Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. (Reuters)
Daniele Tamagni, a freelance photographer based in Italy, has won the 2nd Prize in the Arts and Entertainment stories category with the series "The Flying Cholitas" in Bolivia: Lucha libre (Bolivian wrestling). (Reuters)
Daniele Tamagni, a freelance photographer based in Italy, has won the 2nd Prize in the Arts and Entertainment stories category with the series "The Flying Cholitas" in Bolivia: Lucha libre (Bolivian wrestling). (Reuters)
Davide Monteleone, a Contrasto for The New York Times Style Magazine photographer based in Italy, has won the 2nd Prize in the Arts and Entertainment single category with this picture of the Milan Fashion Week: Valeria Marini show. (Reuters)
Davide Monteleone, a Contrasto for The New York Times Style Magazine photographer based in Italy, has won the 2nd Prize in the Arts and Entertainment single category with this picture of the Milan Fashion Week: Valeria Marini show. (Reuters)

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