Awards & Competitions

Samuel Aranda Wins 2012 World Press Photo of the Year

February 10, 2012

By Holly Stuart Hughes

©Samuel Aranda

A woman comforts a relative during demonstrations in Yemen last October.

Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda won 2012 World Press Photo of the Year for an image of a veiled woman comforting an injured relative during demonstrations in Yemen.The World Press Organization announced the winners of the  55th annual contest at a press conference February 10 in Amsterdam. Aranda’s shot the winning photograph last October at a mosque that was used as...

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