Spanish photographer wins world press photo award 2011 (12 images)
February 10, 2012
Samuel Aranda wins the 55th edition of the annual awards, based in Amsterdam where the exhibition will run until 17 June. The Spaniard, who won 10, 000 euros and a Canon EOS Digital SLR Camera and lens kit, is joined in this image gallery by some of the best of the other award-winning European photographers
'A woman holds a wounded relative during protests against president Saleh,'
Sanaa, Yemen, 15 October. Of the 57 photographers of 24 nationalities who ran in nine themed
categories, the Europeans came from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark,
France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland,
Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK
'Spot News Singles' awards winner: 'Rebels in Ras Lanuf',
Libya, 11 March
Utøya, Norway, 22 July
'General News Singles' award for 'Protestors at Tahrir Square react to president Mubarak’s announcement not to step down',
Cairo, Egypt, 10 February
'General News Stories' runner-up for 'Tsunami aftermath',
'People in the news singles' runner-up for 'Arrest of protesters in Harlem, New York City, during a demonstration against police tactics and income inequality',
New York, USA, 25 October
'Sports singles' runner-up for 'Scrum half, Old Belvedere vs. Blackrock',
'Daily life singles' award for 'Picture of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-Sung on a wall in
Pyongyang', 5 October
'Portraits stories' runner-up for 'Recruits at police training centre',
'Arts and Entertainment singles' for 'Dakar fashion week, model poses in Yolande Mancini’s design',
'Arts and entertainment stories' for 'The Sochi Project: Sochi Singers'
'Portraits singles' for '
Iranian-born Danish actress Mellica Mehraban'
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