POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Daily Life Picture Story

First Place

Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press
“Fishing in Oil”

Second Place

Axelle de Russé / Freelance
“The longest night”

Third Place

Christian Bobst / Freelance
“The Sufi Brotherhoods of Senegal”

Award of Excellence

Aristide Economopoulos / NJ Advance Media
“Coney Island — NYC’s Summer Playground”

Award of Excellence

Carlos Folgoso / Freelance
“The Shining Land”

Award of Excellence

Mads Nissen / Politiken
“Planting Seeds in Peaceful Soil”

Award of Excellence

Eduardo Soteras / Agence France-Presse
“Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas”

Award of Excellence

“The Shining Land”

In Yakutia, Russia, there is an area of newly founded towns which future is uncertain due to the unpredictable of diamond mining.

Cities as Aykhal or Mirny suffer 9 months of winter and temperatures can reach -50°C. Living conditions there are infrequent making the lives of their population unique.