Iceland's Press Photos Of The Year Awarded - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Iceland’s Press Photos Of The Year Awarded

Published March 2, 2015

Nanna Árnadóttir
Photo by
Sigtryggur Ari Jóhannsson

The Icelandic Association of Photojournalists has awarded 6 photographers in 7 categories for Best Press Photos 2014, reports RÚV.

DV photographer, Sigtryggur Ari Jóhannsson’s picture of asylum seeker Ghasem Mohamadi who went on hunger strike to protest the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ delay in processing asylum applications won not only Best Press Photo but also Photo Of The Year for 2014.

The judges chose a total of 116 press photographs out of 1000 submitted for the annual Press Photo exhibition, now accessible at Gerðarsafn in Kópavogur.

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