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World Press Photo 2006

Author: Elsbeth Schouten; World Press Photo Foundation.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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"Every year since 1955 an international jury has convened in Holland under the auspices of the World Press Photo Foundation to choose the finest press photographs of the year. Universally recognised as the definitive competition for photographic reporting, it has been described by Michael Rand, for many years Art Director of the Sunday Times Magazine, as 'the international photographic contest'. Publishing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsbeth Schouten; World Press Photo Foundation.
ISBN: 0500974977 9780500974971 0500286795 9780500286791
OCLC Number: 63397850
Description: 156 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Finbarr O'Reilly --
Foreword / James Colton --
General news: David Guttenfelder; Andrew Testa; Rafiq Maqbool; Uriel Sinai; Seamus Murphy; David Butow --
Spot news: Mohamed Azakir; Chris Hondros; Edmond Terakopian; Ben Curtis; Tomás Munita; Michael Appleton; Scott Nelson; Vincent Laforet --
Nature: Massimo Mastrorillo; Pål Hermansen; Halden Krog; Kieran Dodds; Palani Mohan; Daniel Beltrá --
Sports features: Henry Agudelo; David Guttenfelder; Ezra Shaw; Mark & Jenny Evans; David Maialetti; Tomasz Gudzowaty & Judit Berekai --
Sports action: John G. Mabanglo; Sydney Seshibedi; Ryan Pierse; Donald Miralle, Jr.; Adam Pretty; Benito Pajares --
Arts and entertainment: Shayne Robinson; Xin Zhou; Michael Wirtz; Åsa Sjöström; Haibo Yu; Paolo Pellegrin; Pieter Hugo --
Portraits: David Høgsholt; Tomás Munita; Robert Knoth; Paolo Pellegrin; Martin Roemers; Lucian Read --Daily life: Sergey Maximishin; Marcus Bleasdale; G.M.B. Akash; Donald Weber; Jacob Aue Sobol; Tamas Dezso; Michal Novotny --
Contemporary issues: Yannis Kontos; Joao Silva; Sucheta Das; Olivier Jobard; Kadir van Lohuizen; Christopher J. Capozziello --
People in the news: Sven Torfinn; Jakob Dall; Todd Heisler; Jan Grarup; Rodrigo Abd --
Prizewinners 2006 --
Participants 2006 Contest.
Responsibility: edited by Elsbeth Schouten.

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"Every year since 1955 an international jury has convened in Holland under the auspices of the World Press Photo Foundation to choose the finest press photographs of the year. Universally recognised as the definitive competition for photographic reporting, it has been described by Michael Rand, for many years Art Director of the Sunday Times Magazine, as 'the international photographic contest'. Publishing the results of the forty-ninth annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the most haunting and inspiring photographs from 2005 - over 180 pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout the world. Selected from over 83,000 images taken by nearly 4,500 photographers representing 122 countries, these prize-winning photos capture the most powerful, moving and sometimes disturbing events of the year."--P. [4] of cover.

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