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World Press Photo announced its 2011 photo contest winner: Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda’s image of a woman cradling a wounded relative in Yemen. This year’s judge chairman, Aidan Sullivan, talks about the process and what judges look for.

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Photo Contest • Samuel Aranda • World • World Press Photo
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Ever since a chance encounter with a homeless girl in London four years ago, amateur photographer Lee Jeffries has been taking portraits of people living on the streets of Europe and the United States. What started as a hobby has turned into a “personal crusade.”

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Black-and-white • Lee Jeffries • Photo Contest • Portraits • World
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Last week Brad Vest was selected as the 66th College Photographer of the Year. He also placed first in the competition's documentary category for his series on Travis Simmons, who he met in 2009 on the day he was released into home confinement from a West Virginia state prison.

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Brad Vest • Photo Contest • U.S.
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