Sunday, February 14, 2010

Pietro Masturzo - World Press Photo Winner for 2010

Pietro Masturzo's night photograph below was the winner of this year's World Press Photo contest. This photograph pictures women shooting in protest in Tehran on June 24th.

From the World Press Photo page:

The winning photograph is part of a story depicting the nights
following the contested presidential elections in when people
shouted their dissent from roofs and balconies, after daytime
protests in the streets.

(Photo by Pietro Masturzo)

Peitro's home page also has more great night shots of rooftops in Tehran.

Read more about this photograph and the accompanying story. You can also listen to a recording of Pietro's reaction to hearing that he was the winner.


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