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Photo of ‘Crying Girl on the Border' Wins World Press Photo 2019

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Getty Images photographer John Moore has won the prestigious World Press Photo Contest for 2019 for his photo titled “Crying Girl on the Border.” The photo was selected from among 78,801 submitted by 4,738 photographers.
Captured on June 12th, 2018, the photo shows 2-year-old Honduran toddler Yanela Sanchez crying as she and her mother, Sandra Sanchez, are taken into custody by US border officials in McAllen, Texas.
Here's the description of the photo, which was 1st place in the Spot News category, by World Press Photo:
Immigrant families had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and...
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The Winning Photos of the 2019 Wet Plate Competition

The Winning Photos of the 2019 Wet Plate Competition

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Modern Collodion has just announced the winners of the 2019 Wet Plate Competition , the second annual contest for wet plate collodion photographers around the world after launching last year .
This year, over 220 photos were submitted by 90 photographers based in 19 different countries. The judges, Michael Godek , Giles Clement , Alex Timmermans , Tom DeLooza , and Paul Barden , spent nearly a month on “difficult deliberation” before deciding on the handful of winning wet plates.
Here are the 2019 winning photos, artists, and stories:
Grand Prize: “Two Nails” by David Russo
I first became...
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