Gallery 2019

Photo © Ivan Pedretti

Photo of the year

A Boy From The Crowd
by Jonathan Banks


One of the charities that I support is International Alert, a peace-building organisation that works with people directly affected by conflict to build lasting peace. I was asked to document their work in Liberia, where they had been working since 1993. Liberia, and the Mano River Region in West Africa more broadly, had experienced civil war for many years, and International Al...

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Journeys & Adventures

Fascinating faces and characters

The beauty of nature

Animals in their Environment

Architecture & Urban Spaces

Sports in action

Creative & Still Life

Documentary & Photojournalism

Jump For Joy

Video: General

Best Author

Matt Mcclain

Matt McClain is a staff photographer with The Washington Post. He previously worked at the Rocky Mountain News and the Ventura County Star. During his time as a photographer, McClain has covered a wide-range of assignments, including deadly mass shootings in Las Vegas, NV and Parkland, Fl, the 2004 Asian Tsunami, three U.S. presidential inaugurations, the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, and the Zika Virus outbreak in Brazil. His work has received recognition from Pictures of the Year International, World Press Photo, Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards, best portfolio in the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar contest and NPPA Best of Photojournalism. Born and raised in rural Indiana, McClain is a graduate of Indiana University. An avid sports fan, McClain also enjoys bar trivia and karaoke. One of his lifetime goals is to be a contestant on Jeopardy.

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