WHO representative praises TASS exhibition dedicated to the fight against coronavirus

The Overcoming COVID-19 photo exhibition opened in March


08 Apr 2021
EFE agency hails photojournalist winning Grand Prix at News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID

The winner is "enthusiastic and filled with emotions"


31 Mar 2021
Brais Lorenzo Couto, Ilya Pitalev and Adam Gray named as winners of the News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID photo contest

Photojournalists Diego Ibarra Sánchez, Josh Edelson, Tao Liang and Ilya Pitalev chosen as the winners of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s special prize

11 Mar 2021
Shortlist announcement

The organizers of the News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID photo contest set up by TASS Russian News Agency have published the works included in the shortlist as the result of the voting by the jury members on the photo contest’s website. It is precisely those photos that will compete for the Grand Prize. The shortlist includes 16 pictures from the Single Photo category and 12 pictures from the Photo Series category.

15 Feb 2021
My passion for photography helped me overcome the disease

Photographer Sergei Metelitsa, who was infected with COVID-19, reported directly from his hospital room 

11 Feb 2021
News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID jury's assessment kicks off

On January 18, the first stage of voting for the pictures submitted to the News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID photo contest organized by TASS Russian News Agency kicks off. This stage will carry on until January 28. During this period, the jury panel will get acquainted with all the works and put together a shortlist.

19 Jan 2021
Meet our contest’s jury member: Grigory Dukor

Grigory Dukor, who heads the Photo and Video Department at the TASS Russian News Agency, recounts what valuable lessons his considerable experience in photojournalism has provided and shares other fascinating insights into the life of a professional photographer.

30 Dec 2020
Meet our contest’s jury member: Lan Hongguang

Lan Hongguang, senior reporter and vice director of the Photo News Department at Xinhua News Agency (China), reveals why photography is an internationally understood language and elaborates on what feelings overwhelmed him during the pandemic.

30 Dec 2020
About 4,000 works submitted to News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID photo contest

There are two nominations - Single Photo and Picture Series, offering $3,000 each


28 Dec 2020
Meet our contest’s jury member: Hitoshi Oikawa

Hitoshi Oikawa, managing editor of the Audio-Visual News Department of Kyodo, Japan’s largest independent news agency, explains how his career as a war correspondent helped him to grasp the significance of photography, and what impact a good photo can make during times of trouble.

18 Dec 2020

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