2014 World Press Photo winners announced

A post by: Darlene HildebrandtPPWorld Press Photo holds their annual competition to find the best pictures of the year in the photojournalism and documentary photography. They showcase the winners on their website to host a traveling exhibition. I’m lucky enough to see the exhibition personally twice, in two different cities, along my travels./PPJohn Stanmeyer about A shooting of think tank photo on Vimeo./PPJohn Stanmeyer, winner of the World Press Photo for contemporary issues, our photographer this week on about A shooting. John you’re talking through its award-winning photo-enjoy!/PPVisit a Photograph.com to read more information about John and the whole series of “about A Photograph”/PPThanks to John and Triple Scoop music.BRProduced by Kurt Rogers and Deanne Fitzmaurice.BRSponsored by thinkTankPhoto.com/PPSTRONGThis is a screenshot of their website/STRONG/PPIMG class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-65039″ alt=”world-press-2014-winners” src=”http://www.photo-natural.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/wpid-world-press-2014-winners.jpg” width=”600″ height=”759″/PPSTRONGHead over to the view all 2014 prize winners here!/STRONG/PPEven if you are not in the documentary or journalistic photography are, you can’t help but find you these images haunting, beautiful and sometimes shocking. Photography has long been an important tool in documenting our life and times. See what this, often brave (or stupid) catch bare witness and photographers with their cameras for the world to see./PPDocumentary photography has also historically played a role in social change. You just have to think about the images of the starving children in Africa to realize that is true. Only after the images on the media show up, did the world take notice and do something to help./PPSo do your part-go see the winning images. Really look at them. Not only for their technical and artistic qualities, but look at the meaning of those images. Be inspired myself deeper, more meaningful images./PPEnjoy!/PPSTRONGTry these tips for more info on documentary and street photography:/STRONG/P
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