Winners First Edition
Abdollah Heidari has been distinguished for his set of five pictures documenting the fate of Iranian girls severely burned in a school fire. His visually powerful images captured the moral and physical sufferings of the young victims.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan march during religious procession in Tolosa, on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte, on November 18, 2013.
Mexico’s Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez enter the water as they compete in the FINA World Championships in Barcelona on July 21, 2013.
Inuit hunter Alberth Lukassen, 64 years old, standing on ice floe in Uummannaq, Northern Greenland.
A couple kisses on the shores of the Bosphorus, in Istanbul, during the shooting of the successful Turkish soap opera “Revenge”.
Yakoutsk, located in the north of Oriental Siberia, is known for its winter temperatures that regularly reach minus 50 degrees Celsius. The city is engulfed in a thick and oppressive blanket of freezing fog that restricts visibility to 10 meters.