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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How I Got the Photo – Chad Hipolito

2015 NPOY GENERAL NEWS, Third Place – The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat carrying 27 passengers and three crew members, capsized on Sunday killing six people after being hit by a rogue wave near Plover Reefs. The 20-metre vessel was towed to calmer waters near Vargas Island to wait for inspection in Tofino, B.C., October 27, 2015. (Chad Hipolito / for The Canadian Press)

It was Sunday dinner at Mom’s place with my wife when I got a call from The Canadian Press to cover a whale-watching boat that sunk near Tofino. People were on board and I needed to get there as soon as possible.
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How I got the photo – Annie Sakkab

2015 NPOY FEATURE, First Place – Sixteen-year-old Karli Martin (left), a Markham Mennonite, and her 15-year-old-sister Kayla enjoy having their hair down in the garden outside their home in Mapleton Township, Ontario, July 25, 2015. Teenage girls within the conservative Mennonite communities start to wear their hair up with a prayer veiling or covering at the age of 15. Typically at the age of 16 or 17, they choose between getting baptized and joining the church or leaving to pursue other lifestyle choices. Most women choose to stay and have a family. (Annie Sakkab)

I was hanging out with the sisters’ family all day for a story I was working on. It was my second day at their house. Around 3 pm, I told the mother I would be out sitting in the front garden to watch horses and carriages go by.
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