Daniel Berehulak

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2016, 3rd prize stories, General News

2016, 3rd prize stories, General News

2016, 3rd prize stories, General News

2016, 3rd prize stories, General News

Daniel Berehulak is an award-winning Independent photojournalist based in New Delhi.

A native of Sydney, Australia, Berehulak has visited more than 60 countries covering history-shaping events including the Iraq war, the trial of Saddam Hussein, child labor in India, Afghanistan elections and the return of Benazir Bhutto to Pakistan. He has also documented people coping with the aftermath of the Japan tsunami and the Chernobyl disaster.

He won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for his coverage of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa for the New York Time and was a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist for his coverage of the 2010 Pakistan floods. His photography has also earned three World Press Photo awards and the John Faber award from the Overseas Press Club. In 2014 and 2015 he was awarded the Freelance/Agency Photographer of the Year by Pictures of the Year International.

Born to immigrant parents, Berehulak grew up on a farm outside of Sydney. Their Ukrainian practicality did not consider photography to be a viable trade to pursue, so at an early age he worked on the farm and at his father's refrigeration company. After graduating from college, he started his career as a photographer humbly: shooting sports matches for a man who ran his business from his garage.

In 2002, he started freelancing with Getty Images in Sydney, shooting mainly sports. From 2005 to 2009, he was based in London as a staff news photographer with The agency. In 2009 he moved to New Delhi to cover the South Asia region.

In 2013 Daniel embarked upon a freelance role, with a focus on long form storytelling. Daniel is a regular contributor to The New York Times.



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"By telling these personal stories, that’s how I’m hoping to connect and make people think about what they’re doing and possibly change how we’re living our lives."

Interview with award-winning photographer Daniel Bereluhak, recorded during the 2011 Awards Days.

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