Winners of World Press Photo 2009The ceremony at which the World Press Photo of the Year and the category awards are presented, is the highlight of the Awards Days held annually in Amsterdam during the last week of April or the first week of May.
The awards ceremony also marks the official opening of the first exhibition of the season. All prizewinners are invited to Amsterdam to receive their awards in person, and hundreds of photographers and associated professionals travel to the city. The awards are handed over in the presence of government ministers, other dignitaries and leaders in the profession.
Prize-winning photographers have the opportunity of presenting their portfolios publicly. The presence of so many top photojournalists and other interested parties is also the springboard for organizing discussions that tackle contemporary issues a...
Cortona on The Move is waiting for you
Cortona On The Move, photography in travel, is the first international festival centered on this genre of photography. Thinking about this event, we have given the journey the importance it deserves declining this word in all its forms and definitions. Our times are characterized by nomadism, speed and everyday's mobility: ways of being in motion, to explore, watch, find out. Cortona On The Move, photography in travel responds to this conceptually widespread idea of travel where the photography and photographers, travelers by definition, are the focus of the attention and are leading us through their eyes in various corners of the world and beyond.
Traveling, moving, migrating, being in motion are all well known conditions, common to human civilizations of all times and geographical areas and have different m...