13 February 2010


Photograph © AP Photo/Pietro Masturzo.

This image by Italian photographer Pietro Masturzo was selected as the World Press Photo of the year 2009. It depicts a women shouting on a rooftop in protest at the presidential election results in Tehran, Iran, June 24, 2009. You can find the winners in various other categories here.

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Blogger Dawei_in_Beijing said...

That mediocre thing is the World Press Photo of the year?

15 February, 2010 12:03  
Blogger Joe Zammit-Lucia said...

I'm bored with the dominance of voyeuristic images of violence in press imagery. Looks like most photojournalists are too mediocre to make an impact in any other way. Some of the non-violent images in the collection are refreshingly impactful.

19 February, 2010 16:31  

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