Congratulations to this year’s Pictures of the Year International winners. Michael Macor of The San Francisco Chronicle won Newspaper Photographer of the Year. Marcus Bleasdale of IPG won the Magazine Photographer of the year.
From the blogosphere, Thomas Boyd of The Register-Guard got an award of excellence in Sports Action for "Steeple Dunk."
Also congratulations for Rick Gershon for getting an Award of Excellence in Newspaper Photographer of the Year. Damon Winter, who is now with The Los Angeles Times took 1st place in Sports Picture Story, Sequence or Series. Smiley N. Pool got 2nd place for Olympics Picture Story, Sequence or Series.
The magazine division was liberally sprinkled with the names of James Nachtwey and Ami Vitale.
Enough for now,