FIRST PRIZE – Photo Essay – Adam Dean/Panos Pictures: Two US Army soldiers wounded in an IED blast console each other as they are treated on board a medical evacuation helicopter from Charlie Company, Sixth Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment. Kandahar, Afghanistan. June 13th 2010
Fifteen prizes have been awarded, and there are 139 pictures in the final edit that the jury selected from just short of 8,000 submitted for The Press Photographer’s Year 2011. These photographs have been selected to represent the extraordinary variety and standard of the entries received, and will be showcased in the exhibition at the National Theatre from Monday 18th July to Sunday 4th September alongside the winners in the Multimedia and Digital Film categories.