2016 National Pictures of the Year Finalists

 

TOP PHOTOJOURNALISTS RECOGNIZED AT LARGEST PHOTOJOURNALISM COMPETITION IN CANADA

VANCOUVER, B.C.: In today’s embattled media landscape, a thriving photojournalism community is more important than ever.

The need for photojournalists to maintain high standards and impeccable ethics in their work is vital to a well-informed public. The aim of providing both accurate and honest work is the primary mandate of the News Photographers Association of Canada.

That calibre of work is evident in the more than 2,000 photographs and 22 multimedia productions submitted from across Canada to the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) 10th annual National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) awards competition. An NPAC panel of independent judges recently reviewed all the submissions from more than 100 Canadian photojournalists in 13 categories that included news, sports and social issues.

“We’re pleased to announce the finalists in what we see as a spectacular body of work that was done this past year,” says Ben Nelms, NPAC Vice President. “There’s no doubt that great photos tell stories. A great photo is a snapshot in time that can reveal a profound tale of heartbreak, joy and reality with a single image.”
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2016 NPOY Photojournalist of the Year Nominees

2016 NPOY Photojournalist of the Year – Sponsored by The Canadian Press
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Mark Blinch / Independent


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2016 NPOY Picture Story Feature Finalists

2016 NPOY Picture Story Feature – Sponsored by Leica
(Listed in alphabetical order)

 

Darren Calabrese / Independent

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2016 NPOY Picture Story News Finalists

2016 NPOY Picture Story News – Sponsored by Leica
(Listed in alphabetical order)

 

Amber Bracken / Independent for The Globe and Mail

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