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.


John Lehmann / The Globe and

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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One Sun, One Shadow – Shane Lavalette

Having grown up in Northeastern United States, it was primarily through traditional music – old-time blues, gospel, etc. – that I had formed a relationship with the South. With that in mind, the region’s rich musical history became the natural entry point for my work.
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