List of winners for the 2014 photo contest

List of winners for the 2014 photo contest

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World Press Photo of the Year

World Press Photo of the Year 2013
John Stanmeyer, USA, VII for National Geographic

Spot News

1st prize singles
Philippe Lopez, France, Agence France-Presse 

2nd prize singles
John Tlumacki, USA, The Boston Globe

3rd prize singles
Taslima Akhter, Bangladesh, Pathshala 

1st prize stories
Goran Tomasevic, Serbia, Reuters 

2nd prize stories
Tyler Hicks, USA, The New York Times 

3rd prize stories
Rahul Talukder, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sangbad 71 

General News

1st prize singles
Alessandro Penso, Italy, OnOff Pictures 

2nd prize singles
Moises Saman, Peru, for Wired magazine 

3rd prize singles
Amir Pourmand, Iran, ISNA 

1st prize stories
Chris McGrath, Australia, Getty Images 

2nd prize stories
William Daniels, France, Panos Pictures for Time

3rd prize stories
Gianluca Panella, Italy

Sports Action

1st prize singles
Emiliano Lasalvia, Argentina, La Nacion

2nd prize singles
Andrzej Grygiel, Poland, for PAP-Polska Agencja Prasowa

3rd prize singles
Al Bello, USA, Getty Images 

1st prize stories
Jia Guorong, China, China News Service

2nd prize stories
Ezra Shaw, USA, Getty Images

3rd prize stories
Quinn Rooney, Australia, Getty Images 

Sports Feature

1st prize singles
Jeff Pachoud, France, Agence France-Presse

2nd prize singles
Anastas Tarpanov, Bulgaria

3rd prize singles
Donald Miralle, USA, for Pacific Magazine

1st prize stories
Peter Holgersson, Sweden

2nd prize stories
Kunrong Chen, China, for Nanfang Daily

3rd prize stories
Alyssa Schukar, USA, for Omaha World Herald

Contemporary Issues

1st prize singles
John Stanmeyer, USA, VII for National Geographic 

2nd prize singles
Maciek Nabrdalik, Poland, VII 

3rd prize singles
Christopher Víctor Vanegas Estrada, Mexico, La Vanguardia / El Guardían

1st prize stories
Sara Lewkowicz, United States, for Time

2nd prize stories
Robin Hammond, New Zealand

3rd prize stories
Marcus Bleasdale, UK, VII for National Geographic

Daily Life

1st prize singles
Julius Schrank, Germany, for De Volkskrant

2nd prize singles
Andrea Bruce, USA, Noor for The New York Times

3rd prize singles
Julie McGuire, UK 

1st prize stories
Fred Ramos, El Salvador, El Faro

2nd prize stories
Tanya Habjouqa, Jordan

3rd prize stories
Elena Chernyshova, Russia, for Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère

Honorable mention stories
Jana Asenbrennerova, Czech Republic

Observed Portraits

1st prize singles
Markus Schreiber, Germany, The Associated Press 

2nd prize singles
Rena Effendi, Azerbaijan, INSTITUTE 

3rd prize singles
Pau Barrena Capilla, Spain

1st prize stories
Carla Kogelman, Netherlands

2nd prize stories
Peter van Agtmael, USA, Magnum Photos 

3rd prize stories
Rena Effendi, Azerbaijan, INSTITUTE for National Geographic magazine

Staged Portraits

1st prize singles
Brent Stirton, South Africa, Reportage by Getty Images 

2nd prize singles
Abbie Trayler-Smith, UK

3rd prize singles
Nadav Kander, UK, for New York magazine 

1st prize stories
Danila Tkachenko, Russia

2nd prize stories
Denis Dailleux, France, Agence VU 

3rd prize stories
Nikita Shokhov, Russia, Salt Images 

Nature

1st prize singles
Bruno D'Amicis, Italy

2nd prize singles
Markus Varesvuo, Finland, Birdphoto.fi 

3rd prize singles
Shangzhen Fan, China, for Shangtuf Image and Art Club 

1st prize stories
Steve Winter, USA, for National Geographic

2nd prize stories
Kacper Kowalski, Poland, Panos Pictures 

3rd prize stories
Christian Ziegler, Germany, for National Geographic Magazine

About the 2014 Photo Contest