World Press Photo awards have announced their winning pictures
Samuel Aranda from Spain has picked up the top prize, but I think with the range of categories covered in the awards there is something of interest for all kinds of photographers.
Some of the topics covered are hard hitting, but the work of these photojournalists is incredible given the situations and stories they tell. Regardless of your views, the storytelling craft of these photographers is something to study. For photojournalists the retouching of pictures is simply not allowed. They aren’t permitted by their conscience and their editors to even crop out the details from their frames, so composition and placement of elements in the frame is a decision that is made at the time the shutter is released.
Photojournalist tell stories and it’s not just war and the things that people do to each other, you might want to have a look at the Nature stories category for the work of Brent Stirton entitled Rhino Wars.