Simon Townsley named Photographer of the Year at British Press Awards

Simon Townsley has been named Photographer of the Year at this year’s British Press Awards for his work in countries such as DR Congo, the United Kingdom and Turkey over the past year.

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Josh Willis with his two-year-old daughter Eviegrace at the grave of his wife Samantha in Derry, Northern Ireland. © Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures

Rescue crews work with a mechanical digger to look for survivors in the ruins of a collapsed building. Turkey. © Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures

People queue behind a wire fence for non-existent WFP food deliveries at Lushagala IDP camp, Goma, DR Congo. © Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures