Press conference World Press Photo

Amsterdam, 9 februari 2007. Boekmanzaal in the townhall. The international jury of the 50th annual World Press Photo contest selected a colour image of the US photographer Spencer Platt of Getty Images as World Press Photoi of the year 2006. The photo was taken on 15 August 2006 in South Beirut. The chair was Michele McNally assistant managing editor The New York Times. Peter Schols was there. He has taken the winning picture in the categorie Sport/Football. I saw Jean-Francois Leroy, director Visa pour l'image a Perpignan and other members of the jury. An impression.
Photos: Jan Blankestein
© 2007 Stichting Amsterdam Photo Art
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