Spectacular Winning Photos Of The 2018 Stenin Press Photo Contest

Contestants from South Africa and Spain have been named the winners of the 2018 Andrei Stenin Press Photo contest in the category Top News.

The winners of the Andrei Stenin photo contest were announced earlier today. Photographers from Belarus, Iraq, Spain, Israel and South Africa took home first place in the categories Top News, My Planet, Sports and Portrait.

The international photo contest was first organized in December 2014 in memory of Russian photojournalist Andrei Stenin. He was killed while on assignment in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on August 6, 2014 after his car was shot at and burned on a highway. The photo contest aims to promote young photographers and attract public attention to photojournalism.


Rosebud by Oded Wagenstein from Israel. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, 1st place


Cranberry heart by Sergei Gapon from Belarus. My Planet, single, 1st place


Stand Off by Justin Sullivan from South Africa. Top news, single, 1st place


The desire for life by Taisir Mahdi from Iraq. Sport, single, 1st place


Gemini by Shiva Khademi from Iran. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series, 1st place


Kenya’s Post-Election Turmoil by Luis Tato from Spain. Top news, series, 1st place


How I fell ill by Alyona Kochetkova from Russia. My Planet, series, 1st place


Ultras by Andrea Alai from Italy. Sports, series, 1st place


Red-hot court by Alexei Filippov from Russia. Sports, series, 2nd place.


Walking with Fire: Going Beyond by Justin Sullivan from South Africa. My Planet, series, 2nd plac


Vera’s Seasons by Tatyana Tkachyova from Belarus. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series, 2nd place.


…And Life Rises by Younes Khani Someeh Soflaei from Iran. Top News, series, 2nd place.


The White Mountain Anas Kamaol from Egypt. My Planet, series, 3rd place.


Marii El dwellers in the Ural region wear folk costumes by Fyodor Telkov from Russia. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, series, 3rd place.


A Dire Desperation For Safety by Ahmed Mashruk from Bangladesh. Top News, series, 3rd place.


Boxgirls, Kenya by Luis Tato from Spain. Sports, series, 3rd place.


Immortal Regiment by Maria Plotnikova from Russia. Top News, series, honorable mention.


Tehran Attack by Omid Vahabzadeh from Iran. Top News, single, 2nd place.


Republican checkers tournament by Alexei Vasilyev from Russia. Sports, series, honorable mention.


The Void we Leave – An aging community in Cuba by Oded Wagenstein from Israel. My Planet, series, honorable mention.


Red Cow by Maria Plotnikova from Russia. My Planet, single, 2nd place.


Street Football by Maria Plotnikova from Russia. Sports, single, 2nd place.


Goalkeeper by Alexei Filippov from Russia. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, 3rd place.


Eclipse by Vitaly Nevar from Russia. My Planet, single, 3rd place.


Street Wrestling by Amit Moulick from India. Sports, single, 3rd place.


I could hear leopard crying in pain after it was shot by Ajay Kumar from India. Top News, single, 3rd place.


History on the Road Breakfast by Sebnem Coskun from Turkey. My Planet, single, honorable mention.


Police Pigtail by Sergei Gapon from Belarus. Top News, single, honorable mention.


Lord of War by Christian Werner from Germany. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, honorable mention.


Lord of War by Christian Werner from Germany. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, honorable mention.


Training sessions of the Emergencies Ministry Leader Center by Stepan Zmachinsky from Russia. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time, single, honorable mention.


No Doping by Artem Onoprienko from Russia. Sport, single, honorable mention.


Catchers by Vitaly Nevar from Russia. My Planet, single, honorable mention.

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