Award winning photographs…

"Kingfisher on Hunt" Joe Petersburger, a National Geographic based in Hungary, won the first prize in the Nature Singles category
"GAZA" Kent Klich, a photographer based in Sweden, won the first prize in the General News Singles category
"Bloodbath in Madagascar" Walter Astrada, an Agence France-Presse photographer based in Argentina, won the first prize in the Spot News Stories category
"killed by drought" Stefano De Luigi, a VII Network for Le Monde Magazine photographer based in Italy, won the second prize in the Contemporary Issues Singles category
"Out of Time" Gareth Copley, a Press Association photographer based in Britain, won the first prize in the Sports Action Singles category
"Out of Time" Gareth Copley, a Press Association photographer based in Britain, won the first prize in the Sports Action Singles category
"Israel's Offensive" Mohammed Salem, a Reuters photographer based in the Gaza Strip, won the second prize in the Spot News Singles category of the World Press Photo of the Year 2009.