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  • PHOTO ESSAY - Filippo Mutani
  • PHOTO ESSAY - Remembrance
  • PHOTO ESSAY - Blazej Marczak
  • SPOTLIGHT - Daniel Hayduk
  • PHOTOGRAPHER'S Q&A - Claus Andersen

2014 NPOY Call for Entries

A poster (1.5MB PDF) with a description of each category is available here. It also features a picture by Hannah Yoon, last year's Student Photojournalist of the Year.

Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award 2015

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 sixth 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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The Backstage Diaries by Filippo Mutani

Fashion is the mirror of time. Ephemeral, transient, which in dying and reviving, reads and interprets the social, psychological and cultural aspects of what is contemporary. Continue reading »


On the morning of October 22, 2014, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed while standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. The gunman shot Cirillo from behind in an act of utmost cowardice before storming Parliament Hill, where he was confronted and killed by Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers.

Two days earlier on October 20, a car driven by a suspected homegrown terrorist intentionally ran down Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and another soldier in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. Vincent died the following day from his injuries. Continue reading »

The Grey City by Blazej Marczak

This is a story of Aberdeen, Scotland, or rather my personal and subjective impressions of this northern city bounded by two river mouths, the North Sea and green stretches of land. Continue reading »

Photographer’s Q&A – Claus Andersen

Based in London, Ontario, photographer Claus Andersen is one of the few Canadian photographers who shoots sports almost exclusively. He’s been covering both pro sports and international sporting events for almost 40 years: NHL, NBA, CFL, PGA, LPGA, Olympics, World Track and Field Championships, Commonwealth Games, Pan-Am Games, harness racing, London Knights team photographer and more.

His interest in sports, especially track and field, may have started when he competed as a runner in high school track competitions. But his interest in photography started much earlier.


Canadian Phylicia George knocks down a hurdle in a 100m hurdles heat at the 20th Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland, July 31, 2014. This became her last hurdle race of the season. Photo: Claus Andersen

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