National Pictures of The Year 2016 – Rule Change

 

After careful consideration, the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) executive has decided to temporarily repeal the mandatory requirement for a photo story in the Photojournalist of the Year (PJOY) contest entry.

NPAC continually works to reflect the contemporary state of the industry. It was with this in mind that changes to this year’s National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) competition were made. We increased the maximum number of images from 12 to 18 in the PJOY entry and made it mandatory to include a picture story/essay. In the same spirit, we divided the Picture Story category into two categories, one for news and one for feature stories, and modernized the requirements for the Student Photographer of the Year category.
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Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award 2017

Photographer Tom Hanson prepares to board the Liberal Party’s campaign plane in this undated photo. (Photo Tony Caldwell/The Canadian Press/Ottawa Sun)

Applications for the eighth annual Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award are now being accepted.

This six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto is designed to give an up-and-coming news photographer the chance to perform on the national stage.
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Rio 2016 Olympic Experience

Four photographers share a few thoughts about their Rio 2016 Olympic experience.

 

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Like all Olympics, with athletes performing at their best and emotions running high, the days are full of incredible moments. Looking back however at this Summer Games, it’s not one moment that stands out but rather the individual Brazilians I met during my long days over three weeks here on assignment.
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