Istanbul Photo Awards 2019

Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest organized by Anadolu agency. The contest aims to contribute to the sphere of news photography and offers a perspective shaped by the region’s unique position at the center of diverse cultures.

The Awards reward endeavors of courageous and talented photojournalists from around the world on merit. Although it is only the fifth edition of the contest, Istanbul Photo Awards has become one of the most widely known news photography contests in the world.

Istanbul Photo Awards receives a lot of attention from photojournalists from all around the world. 10,000 photographers from 150 nationalities sent almost 100,000 photographs to the contest in five years.

PHOTO OF THE YEAR – SINGLE NEWS 1ST PRIZE
Ahmad Gharabli / AFP / Palestine
Israel – US – Palestinian Conflict
A Palestinian woman takes a picture of a member of the Israeli security forces as he takes her picture in a street in Jerusalem.
STORY NEWS 1ST PRIZE
Guillermo Arias / AFP / Mexico
Thousands of Central American Migrants
Thousands of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, have trekked for over a month in the hopes of reaching the United States. Central American migrants look through a border fence as a US Border PatRol agents stands guard near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.
STORY NEWS 2ND PRIZE
Chris McGrath / Getty Images / Australia
A Journalist’s Murder
An unidentified man tries to hold back the press as Saudi investigators arrive at the Saudi Arabian consulate on October 15, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey
STORY NEWS 3RD PRIZE
Ulet Ifansasti / Freelancer / Indonesia
Deadly Earthquake
54 | сентябрь • 2019
Damaged cars lie in the rubble at an area affected by liquefaction at Petobo village following the earthquake on October 10, 2018 in Palu, Indonesia.
SINGLE SPORTS 3RD Prize
Lenoir Francois / Reuters / Belgium
F1 crash at Spa-Francorchamps
McLaren’s Fernando Alonso and Sauber’s Charles Leclerc crash at the first corner during the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa Francorchamps, Belgium.
STORY NEWS 2ND PRIZE
Chris McGrath / Getty Images / Australia
A Journalist’s Murder
A woman speaks to security persons at the front door of Saudi Arabia’s consulate on October 11, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.
STORY SPORTS 3RD PRIZE
Alain Schroeder / Freelancer / Belgium
Taekwondo North Korea Style
At Mangyongdae Children’s Palace the best students follow the workout of older students, under the eye of the supervisor, who is wearing a hanbok, the traditional Korean dress.

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