last updated: 12:30 UTC / Monday 27 April 2015


Going Hungry in Britain
by Kieran Dodds


#Future of Cities
by various photographers


Poland’s Home Army
by Piotr Malecki

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Two Panos photographers on World Press Photo’s Joop Swart Masterclass

Two Panos photographers – Noriko Hayashi and Guy Martin – have been selected to take part in World Press Photo’s prestigious Joop Swart Masterclass in 2015.

The Masterclass will take part in November in Amsterdam.

© Noriko Hayashi / Panos Pictures

City of Dreams
© Guy Martin / Panos Pictures

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Matias Costa
Matias Costa

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#Future of Cities exhibition at Somerset House, London

12 Panos photographers, in collaboration with Sony’s Global Imaging Ambassadors (SGIA) programme, have photographed in cities across the world over the past nine months to produce a highly topical exhibition on the subject of the Future of Cities.

Building on the notion that three quarters of the world’s population could be living in cities by the middle of the 21st century, each photographers has tried to address different issues, developments and challenges now affecting cities globally and to document innovative solutions being devised to accommodate the ever growing urban populations.

The result of this work will now be exhibited at:

Somerset House
East Wing
London WC2R 1LA

from 24 April until 10 May 2015.

Tickets are available from These tickets are also valid for the 2015 World Photography Exhibition which is showing in the West Wing of Somerset House.

Click HERE to download the press release.

The locations covered in the project are: Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Kinshasa, Beijing, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Singapore, Bristol, Medellin, Kathmandu, London, Mumbai and Johannesburg. Here, below, samples of some of the work.


Beijing, China © Adam Dean

Mumbai, India © Sanjit Das

A Giant Robot Combats Traffic and Corruption in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo © Brian Sokol

Tokyo, Japan © Noriko Hayashi


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia © Sanjit Das

Los Angeles, USA © Carolyn Drake

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © Lianne Milton

Bangkok, Thailand © Zackary Canepari

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#Future of Cities I
#Future of Cities II
#Future of Cities III
#Future of Cities IV
#Future of Cities V

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Panos photographers win multiple NPPA awards

Four Panos photographers – Mads Nissen, Kieran Dodds, Adam Dean and Kemal Jufri – have won a total of nine awards at this year’s National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism 2015 contest.

Mads Nissen was given a total of five awards for his work Ebola in Sierra Leone and the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans-sexual people living in Russia.

The First Prize in the International News Story section.


The Second Prize in the International News section.


Another Second Prize in the Portrait & Personality section.


A Third Prize in the Photojournalist of the Year (large markets) section.


And an Honorable Mention in the Contemporary Issues Story section.


Kieran Dodds won a Second Prize in the Pictorial section.


and an Honorable Mention in the Portrait Series section.


Adam Dean won an Honorable Mention in the Environment Picture Story section.


And Kemal Jufri won an Honorable Mention in the Pictorial section.


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Mads Nissen
Kieran Dodds
Adam Dean
Kemal Jufri

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Two Panos photographers win prizes at Norway’s Åretsbilde press photo contest

Two Panos photographers – Espen Rasmussen and Andrea Gjestvang – have won prizes at Norway’s Åretsbilde photo contest.

Espen Rasmussen was named Photojournalist of the Year for, amongst other things, his work on protesters on Maidan in Kiev in 2014.

Ukraine Kiev Portrait series of protesters on the streets of Kiev. All pictures are taken with a portable white background and flash. Bogdan (27 years old) is a engineer and have been protesting in Kiev since January 15. "I hope for a better future, more


Andrea Gjestvang won the First Prize in the Sports Reportage category for her piece on Chess Boxing.


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Espen Rasmussen
Andrea Gjestvang

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Ahikam Seri wins Helie Memorial Photography award

Ahikam Seri has won the Best Foreign Photograph prize at this year’s Helie Memorial photography awards whose theme is Women and the Sea with his image of two Palestinian women swimming in Israel.


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Fernando Moleres wins prize at first Istanbul Photo Awards

Panos photographer Fernando Moleres has won the Third Prize in the Single News category of the first Istanbul Photo Awards for an image of a boy being monitored by physicians in a Chinese internet addiction clinic.



The contest has also featured on TIME Magazine’s LIGHTBOX site.


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Carolyn Drake’s new book Wild Pigeon reviewed on

Carolyn Drake‘s new photo book – Wild Pigeons – which is the result of a number of years’ work on the Uyghur minority in northwestern China has been reviewed by Jonathan Blaustein on the


You can BUY the book on Carolyn’s website here.

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Kacper Kowalski announced a finalist at Pictures of the Year International Best Photography Book Award

Kacper Kowalski’s latest book – Side Effects – which gives a unique aerial perspective of the interaction between humans and their environment has been named as a finalist in the Best Photography Book Award section at this year’s Pictures of the Year International.


Please click HERE to view the whole set of images.

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World Premiere for Zackary Canepari’s film T-Rex

Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper have been working on a full length feature film about Claressa Shields, a 19 year old American female boxer, who was the first American woman to win a boxing gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012.

Their film – T-Rex – was given its world premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival on 14 March 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Click on the play button below to watch a trailer of the film.

or click HERE to view a set of stills from Zackary’s long term photo project on the young athlete.

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Zachary Canepari

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Two Panos photographers win World Press Photo multimedia awards

In addition to Mads Nissen winning the World Press Photo of the Year award and Kacper Kowalski winning a Second Prize in the Long Term Project category, two more Panos photographers have been recognised in this year’s World Press Photo Multimedia Awards.

Shiho Fukada won the Third Prize in the Long Feature category with her film about Japan’s ‘Disposable Workers’.

while Carlos Spottorno won a Third Prize in the Short Feature category for his film called ‘At the Gates of Europe’ about illegal immigrants coming to Europe.

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Congratulations to both from all at Panos!

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Carlos Spottorno
Shiho Fukada

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World Press Photo Multimedia Award

Panos photographers win POYi awards

Two Panos photographers – William Daniels and Mads Nissen – have won prizes at this year’s Pictures of the Years international awards organised by the Missouri School of Journalism.

William Daniels won the First Prize in the Human Conflict category with his work on the Central African Republic.


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Mads Nissen won the Third Prize in the Feature Picture Story – Newspaper category for his series on Greenland.


To view more images, please click HERE.

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William Daniels
Mads Nissen

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Interview and video with George Georgiou in the British Journal of Photography

George Georgiou speaks about his new photo book Last Stop, available to buy HERE, to Tom Seymour at the British Journal of Photography.


You can also watch a ‘making of’ video, following George as he worked on his book.

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Panos photographers win multiple NPPA Awards

Two Panos photographers win Aretsbilde awards in Norway

Guy Martin receives Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grant

Martin Roemers at acte2rivegauche lagaleriedenfance in Paris, France

Kacper Kowalski at Curator Gallery, New York, USA

Francesco Cito at Seravezza Fotografia 2015, Seravezza, Italy

Piotr Malecki in STERN Magazin

Andrew Testa in Sunday Times Magazine

William Daniels in Internazionale

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