Panos photographers win Pictures of the Year (POY) awards

Panos photographers have won a number of Pictures of the Year (POY) awards in this years 77th edition of the competition. Daily Life Mads Nissen won a First Place with his work on gang wars in the townships of Cape Town, South Africa. As the police search a young man from her house, a young girl comes out to watch the turmoil. South Africa’s second largest city is plagued by crime and drugs. Cape Town, South Africa. 2019. © Mads Nissen/Panos Pictures ——- Matthew Abbott won the Third Place with his image of Bruce the Ram at the Sheep Shearing & Ram Parade in Queensland, Australia. Tourists watch as Bruce the ram walks down the runway during the Sheep Shearing & Ram Parade at Paradise Country, an Australian farm experience theme park in Queensland, Australia. 2019. © Matthew Abbott/Panos Pictures ——- Ian Willms won an Award of Excellence for his...

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