Wednesday, May 03, 2006

2006 Pulitzer Prizes

Eacy year the Pulitzer Prizes in photography enable us to take a look at history "on the fly." This year's prize for feature photography went to Todd Heisler of the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, Colorado, for views of funerals of U.S. Marines killed in Iraq. Here is one example:

See other photos in his award-winning series by clicking here.

The prize for breaking news photography was awarded to the staff of the Dallas Morning News for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. One of the photos, by Irwin Thompson, is shown below.

See the prize-winning work of other Dallas Morning News photographers by clicking here. Be advised that some of these photos display situations that are quite graphic.


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