Friday , November 25 2022

AFP picture wins World Press Photo of the Year Award

Agence France-Presse photographer Ronaldo Schemidt won the prestigious 2018 World Press Photo of the Year Award on Thursday with his image of a masked Venezuelan protester on fire, taken during violent protests in Caracas.

“The jury… awards the first prize to Ronaldo Schemidt’s picture entitled ‘Venezuela Crisis’,” judges said at a prize-giving ceremony in Amsterdam. Schemidt’s photo also won the Spot News-Singles category.

AFP photographers Oliver Scarff and Juan Barreto were also honoured, respectively scooping first prize in the sports category and third in the spot news stories.

AFP

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12 comments

  1. Ezenwajiugo Somto Prosper

    nice concept…

  2. though the picture was a tragic one, congratulations for the wonderful picture

  3. Aguinam ojukwu faustina

    Congratulations
    Team G

  4. congrat
    team bouake

  5. kudos to him, looking at the picture u will know that he deserves the Award.

  6. Udogu Ogechi Victory

    Wow!! Real creativity at work. Congratulations

  7. Arinze obiageli p

    team bouake

    waaw! so amazing. being creative in any work on actually finds his or herself actually pays

  8. Congratulation sir

    Team Bouake

    Quiz no : 2

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