Sunday, 4 August 2013

2013 World Press Photo Exhibition

Part of the Festival of Politics, the Scottish Parliament's Main Hall is the venue for the 2013 World Press Photo Exhibition. 

JOY AT THE END OF THE RUN

Wei Seng Chen
Sports Action
1st prize singles
2013
A competitor and his charges reach the finish of a bull race, in Batu Sangkar, West Sumatra. Pacu Jawi is a 400-year-old tradition in the area, held after the rice harvest once the paddies have been cleared.

EARLY MORNING

Søren Bidstrup
Daily Life
2nd prize singles
2013
The photographer’s family, early one morning on summer holiday in northern Italy.

From scenes of sporting action to daily life and in places, unexpected and abrupt shifts from stunningly beautiful photos of penguins to harrowing and distressing images of war, this free exhibition showcasing some of the best photo-journalism from around the world, is worth a visit.

SCHOOL FOR LESS FORTUNATE

Altaf Qadri
Contemporary Issues
Honorable Mention stories
2013
A free school in New Delhi was founded by Rajesh Kumar Sharma (40), who was unable to complete his own college education, because of financial difficulties. Every day he takes two hours out to teach children of local laborers, while his brother replaces him at his general store.



1 comment :

  1. Thanks for showing these photo's and the link to more Lois! Hope you enjoy some of the festivities in your beautiful city! The second Picture is wonderful!

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