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William Daniels receives 2014 Tim Hetherington Grant

We are delighted to hear that Panos photographer William Daniels, currently working in the Central African Republic, has received the prestigious Tim Hetherington Grant. The grant is offered by World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch in memory of Tim Hetherington, another former Panos photographer who was tragically killed in Libya in April 2011.

William’s World Press Award winning work on the ongoing civil war in Central African Republic was chosen from among 198 entries. He will receive a bursary of € 20,000 which he can use to complete his work.


To view more of William’s work on Central African Republic, please click on the titles below:

Caught in a Nightmare

Spectre of Genocide

Central African Reprisals

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Patrick Brown interviewed on feature shoot

Patrick Brown has been interviewed about his work on

To read the full interview, please click HERE or on the image below.


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Vlad Sokhin launching Crying Meri book in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand

Vlad Sokhin is launching his new book Crying Meri – violence against women in Papua New Guinea, which looks at gender based violence in Papua New Guinea, in two cities in New Zealand.

The first book launch will take place at:

Amnesty International Office
111 Karangahape Road
New Zealand

on Friday 5 December 2014 from 12pm – 2pm.


The second book launch will take place at:

D4 Cafe

143 Featherston St
Wellington 6142
New Zealand

on Saturday 6 December 2014 from 9:15 to 10:45am.


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Julio Etchart working with Photovoice in Singapore

Julio Etchart has been collaborating with the charity Photovoice doing workshops with Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs) in Singapore. A short documentary on the project can be viewed here or by clicking on the play button below.

You can read an interview with Julio about the project on the news website France24.


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GMB Akash wins ND Photographer of the Year 2014

Panos photographer GMB Akash has been named Photographer of the Year at this year’s Neutral Density Photography Awards.

The Award aims to “create new opportunities to present most valuable work to the audiences all over the world. To build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition.”

Akash’s submission addresses the persistent problem of child labour in his native Bnagladesh, a subject he has covered in great detail over the years and won a World Press Photo Award for.






To see more of Akash’s work, please click HERE.

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MyToilet: global stories from women and girls. A collective exhibition by Panos Pictures


The toilet – a small but fundamental part of every-day life, wherever you live in the world. Seldom do we pause and think how much we rely on having access to a decent toilet – how it enables us to go to school, work, rest and play. In an exciting new collaboration, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) and Panos Pictures have documented women and girls and their toilets to build a visual representation of the day to day reality and the effect this has on their lives, both positive and negative.

The exhibition is on view at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London until 22 November.

You can visit the dedicated website to see the entire project:
Or view the images from within our website.

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Ivan Kashinsky in Omvarlden





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Kacper Kowalski wins 3rd prize at Moscow Foto Awards

Kacper Kowalski has won the Third Prize at this year’s Moscow Foto Awards in the Book: Nature category for his new photo book Side Effects.

Autumn in Pomerania, north side of Poland. Forest located in Region of Kashubia.


To buy the book, please click HERE.

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Panos films shown at various film festivals in Russia organised by Rulet

Seven films by Panos photographers will be shown at a number of film festivals across Russia as part of a country-wide film project organised by Rulet, an offline stream of the project Mediacrowd which is geared toward the “broadening of ‘multimedia geography’, meaning attracting wider audiences and using a bigger number of cities’ venues for demonstrating the work.” The films will be shown in Krasnodar, Minsk, Norilsk and Moscow. For further information please click HERE.

The films that will be shown are:

Exodus by Chris de Bode (produced by Panos Pictures)

Exodus from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

Waiting for Justice by Fernando Moleres

Fernando Moleres: Waiting for Justice from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

Living on Scrap by Chris de Bode & Steven Elbers

Chris De Bode and Steven Elbers: Living on Scrap from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

The River by Adam Patterson

Adam Patterson: The River from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

Disposable Workers by Shiho Fukada


MS-13 Trailer by Adam Hinton

Adam Hinton: MS-13 trailer from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

E:XILE by James Morgan

James Morgan: E:XILE from Panos Pictures on Vimeo.

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Robin Hammond wins Dr. Guislain “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award

Robin Hammond has won the $ 50,000 Dr. Guislain “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award with his work on people living with mental health problems in various African countries.

Robin has worked in a number of countries in crisis, encountering varying degrees of stigmatisation and discrimination against people with mental health issues. According to Siri Hustvedt, a jury member of the award, says that “through the power of photography, Hammond has raised crucial awareness of the challenges face by people with mental illness in countries where mental care is under-resourced or nonexistent.”

This 14 year old boy has been tied up for six years. His mother refuses to have him admitted to Gulu Hospital which is only two kilometers away. Gulu, Northern Uganda. April 2011. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos

To view a full set of images, please click HERE.

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Stefan Boness wins photography prize of Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien Journalists’ prize

Stefan Boness has won the photography prize at this year’s Journalistenpreis offered by the Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien (Agency for Renewable Energies in Berlin, Germany.

The winning image of Europe’s largest thin film solar energy farm was published in the newsmagazine Der Spiegel on 2 September 2013.


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Chloe Dewe Mathews speaking at Brighton Photo Biennial on 18 October 2014

Panos photographers Chloe Dewe Mathews will be talking about her Brighton Photo Biennial 14 commission for Evolving in Conversation and her World War I project Shot at Dawn, which looks at sites where British, French and Belgian troops were executed for cowardice and desertion at:

Jubilee Library
Jubilee Street
Brighton, East Sussex

on Saturday, 18 October 2014 from 3.30 to 5.00pm.


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Brighton Photo Biennial 2014


Chloe Dewe Mathews at Éléphant Paname, Paris, France

George Georgiou & Guy Martin at Beşiktaş International Festival of Photography, Istanbul, Turkey

Eight Panos photographers at Angkor Photo Festival

Hossein Fatemi in VSD magazine

Suzanne Lee in Marie Claire France

Robin Hammond on National Geographic website

Andrew Testa in Sunday Times Magazine

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