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When World Press Photo project manager Jurre Janssen started talking to me at the World Press Photo Awards days in Amsterdam in May last year about bringing the World Press Photo exhibition to South Africa I was keen to help. After all South Africa had taken the top prize! Jodi Bieber had won the World [...]

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I witnessed Jodi Bieber became emotional during her acceptance speech of the World Press Photo of the Year Award as she appealed to the international community and the press to press for the release of South African photographer Anton Hammerl being held in captivity some. The award ceremony was held at the prestigious Musiekgebouw in Amsterdam, [...]

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I am in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the World Press Photo Awards Days. It was a pleasure to see South African photographer, Mike Hutchings present a portfolio. He won first prize in the Sports Singles category for this image. Each of the award winners gets to present some of their work. Mike was one of the [...]

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South African Photographer, Jodi Bieber has won the grand prize in the 2011 World Press Photo Awards, the World Press Photo of the year. Jodi’s winning picture was from a series of images on the plight of women of Afghanistan and shows Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, who fled back to [...]

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