If last week I published some of the pictures from participants of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, this week this post is to announce the winners of the contest.Read Article
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“It’s just a matter of time before the World Press Photo organization remove the award for Paul Hansen“, predicted yesterday the technology blog Extreme Tech.
In an article that blends information and opinion, the publication abounds in accusations against Swedish photojournalist Paul Hansen, awarded the World Press Photo to the snapshot of the year, about his alleged excessive photo manipulation. And says that he made the award-winning image through a mixture of three different photos. This is based on technical analysis conducted by Neal Krawetz in The Hacker Factor Blog. A footnote on page announces that Extreme Blog article has been updated this morning to “soften slightly the claim that the image is a mixture of three different images.”Read Article
This year’s announcement of the winners of two major competitions for photojournalists, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International, created more than the usual fire storm. Raking through the ashes, Graham Harrison looks for a way forward, and reveals how one major grants programme for photojournalists had no restrictions on image manipulation at all.Read Article