Awards & Competitions

Mads Nissen Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2014 Prize

February 12, 2015

By David Walker

© Mads Nissen/Politiken

 2104 World Press Photo of the Year.

Danish photographer Mads Nissen of the daily newspaper Politiken has won the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 prize for an image of a gay couple during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia. The photograph, which was part of news coverage last year about rising discrimination and hate crimes attacks against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Russia, also...

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