List of winners for the 2013 photo contest

List of winners for the 2013 photo contest

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World Press Photo of the Year 2012

World Press Photo of the Year
Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter

Spot News

1st prize singles
Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter

2nd prize singles
Emin Özmen, Turkey

3rd prize singles
Adel Hana, Palestinian Territories, The Associated Press

1st prize stories
Bernat Armangue, Spain, The Associated Press

2nd prize stories
Fabio Bucciarelli, Italy, Agence France-Press

3rd prize stories
Javier Manzano, Mexico, Agence France-Presse / Getty Images

General News

1st prize singles
Rodrigo Abd, Argentina, The Associated Press

2nd prize singles
Sebastiano Tomado, Italy/USA, Sipa Press USA

3rd prize singles
Dominic Nahr, Switzerland, Magnum Photos for Time magazine

Honorable Mention
Ammar Awad, Jordan, Reuters

1st prize stories
Alessio Romenzi, Italy, Corbis for Time magazine

2nd prize stories
Paolo Pellegrin, Italy, Magnum Photos for Postcards from America / Zeit Magazin

3rd prize stories
Daniel Berehulak, Australia, Getty Images

Sports Action

1st prize singles
Wei Seng Chen, Malaysia

2nd prize singles
Yongzhi Chu, China

3rd prize singles
Wei Zheng, China

1st prize stories
Roman Vondrous, Czech Republic, Czech Press Agency

2nd prize stories
Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, European Pressphoto Agency

3rd prize stories
Chris McGrath, Australia, Getty Images

Sports Feature

1st prize stories
Jan Grarup, Denmark, Laif

2nd prize stories
Denis Rouvre, France

3rd prize stories
Vittore Buzzi, Italy

Contemporary Issues

1st prize singles
Micah Albert, USA, Redux Images

2nd prize singles
Esteban Felix, Peru, The Associated Press

3rd prize singles
Emilio Morenatti, Spain, The Associated Press

Honorable Mention
Felipe Dana, Brazil, The Associated Press

1st prize stories
Maika Elan, Vietnam, MoST Artists

2nd prize stories
Majid Saeedi, Iran, Getty Images

3rd prize stories
Aaron Huey, USA, for National Geographic magazine

Honorable Mention
Altaf Qadri, India, The Associated Press

Daily Life

1st prize singles
Daniel Rodrigues, Portugal

2nd prize singles
Søren Bidstrup, Denmark, Berlingske

3rd prize singles
Jacob Ehrbahn, Denmark, for Politiken

1st prize stories
Fausto Podavini, Italy

2nd prize stories
Paolo Patrizi, Italy

3rd prize stories
Tomás Munita, Chile, for The New York Times

Honorable Mention
Frederik Buyckx, Belgium, for De Standaard

Observed Portraits

1st prize singles
Nemanja Pančić, Serbia, Kurir

2nd prize singles
Marie Hald, Denmark

3rd prize singles
Ilona Szwarc, Poland, Redux Pictures

1st prize stories
Ebrahim Noroozi, Iran

2nd prize stories
Daniel Ochoa de Olza, Spain, The Associated Press

3rd prize stories
Ananda van der Pluijm, The Netherlands

Staged Portraits

1st prize singles
Nadav Kander, UK, for The New York Times / Time magazine

2nd prize singles
Stefen Chow, Malaysia, for Smithsonian magazine

3rd prize singles
Anna Bedyńska, Poland, Gazeta Wyborcza

1st prize stories
Stephan Vanfleteren, Belgium, Panos for Mercy Ships/De Standaard

2nd prize stories
Ebrahim Noroozi, Iran

3rd prize stories
Fu Yongyun, China, City Express

Nature

1st prize stories
Paul Nicklen, Canada, for National Geographic magazine

2nd prize stories
Xiaoqun Zheng, China, Wenzhou Daily

3rd prize stories
Thomas P. Peshak, Germany/South Africa

1st prize singles
Christian Ziegler, Germany

2nd prize singles
Ali Lutfi, Indonesia, for The Jakarta Globe

3rd prize singles
Randall Benton, USA, The Sacramento Bee