The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. And like every year, stories in two photography-related categories have been awarded: the Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography. Winners of both categories won the awards for moving stories from different parts of the world, and you can read more and see the images below.
Winners of 2018 Pulitzer Prize have recently been announced. A dramatic and chilling photo by Ryan M. Kelly won the first place for breaking news photography. As it soon turned out, it was taken on his last day at The Daily Progress. Kelly had left the job and started working as social media manager for a local brewery.
This year’s Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced. As every year, photographers are among winners as well. Both winners illustrated violence and fear, but on different sides of the world.
Daniel Berehulak won the Breaking News Photography Award for documenting violence in Philippines, brought about by a government assault on drug dealers and users. E. Jason Wambsgans won Feature Photography Award for the portrayal of a 10-year-old boy and his mother, who were after trying to recover from the boy being shot in Chicago.
Chances are that in the time it took you to read this sentence, a photographer (or ten) was asked if his photos can be used for free.
This happens all the time and has gotten to the point where it doesn’t faze most people, but when a company valued at over $30 billion asks a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer if they can use his photos in exchange for credit, you know you’ve hit rock bottom.
Keep reading to view the correspondence between award winning photographer David Carson and a Twitter account belonging to CBS.