NPAC’s 2010 National Pictures of the Year Nominees announcement

October 13, 2011 in News / 0 Comments

The News Photographers Association of Canada’s (NPAC) 2010 National Pictures of the Year (NPOY) Nominees List in no particular order:

Spot News – Sponsored by Don’s Photo
Steve Russell- The Toronto Star
Eduardo De Oliveira- Independent Photojournalist
Louie Palu- Zuma Press

General News – Sponsored by CNW Group
Rick Madonik- The Toronto Star
John Lehmann- The Globe and Mail
Darren Calabrese- Independent Photojournalist

Feature – Sponsored by The Winnipeg Free Press
Mathieu Belanger- Reuters
Tim Smith- The Brandon Sun
Peter Power- The Globe and Mail

Social Issues – Sponsored by Headshots
Moe Doiron- The Globe and Mail
Olivier Asselin- Independent Photojournalist
Jimmy Jeong- Independent Photojournalist
John Lehmann- The Globe and Mail

Portrait / Personality – Sponsored by Beau Photo
Jason Franson- Independent Photojournalist
Tim Smith- The Brandon Sun
Jimmy Jeong- Independent Photojournalist
David Lipnowski- Independent Photojournalist

Pictoral – Sponsored by Canon Canada
John Lehmann- The Globe and Mail
Tim Smith- The Brandon Sun
Phil Hossack- The Winnipeg Free Press
Mathieu Belanger- Reuters

Sports Action – Sponsored by Nikon Canada
Cole Burston- Moncton Times & Transcript
Blair Gable- Independent Photojournalist
Mathieu Belanger- Reuters
Bernard Brault- La Presse
Todd Korol- Reuters

Sports Feature – Sponsored by Lowepro
Darryl Dyck- The Canadian Press
John Lehmann- The Globe and Mail
Jim Rankin- The Toronto Star
Bernard Brault- La Presse

Olympic Action – Sponsored by The Camera Store
Rick Madonik- The Toronto Star
Chris Helgren- Reuters
Wendell Phillips- Independent Photojournalist
Todd Korol- Reuters

Olympic Feature – Sponsored by The Vancouver Sun & The Province
Todd Korol- Reuters
Darryl Dyck- The Canadian Press
Jenna Hauck- The Chilliwack Progress
Harrison Ha- Sing Tao Daily
Wendell Phillips- Independent Photojournalist

Picture Story – Sponsored by Leica
Louie Palu- ZUMA Press
Olivier Asselin- Independent Photojournalist
Peter Power- The Globe and Mail
Brett Gundlock- The National Post

Photojournalist of the Year – Sponsored by The Canadian Press
Tim Smith- The Brandon Sun
John Lehmann- The Globe and Mail
Tyler Anderson- The National Post
Jimmy Jeong- Independent Photojournalist
Paul Chiasson- The Canadian Press

The 2010 NPOY judges were: 
Nick Didlick – Photographer, Digital Imaging Consultant and Web Designer
John Harris – Associate Professor of Journalism / Western Washington University
Alain-Pierre Hovasse – National Photo Editor / Directeur Photo QMI
Erika Schultz – staff photographer Seattle Times

Photograph of the Year- Sponsored by Reuters
One of the category winning images is awarded this honor at the NPAC 2010 National Pictures of the Year Awards gala during the 2011 Photojournalism Conference May 28, 2011 in Winnipeg.

Student Photographer of the Year – Sponsored by SAIT
To be announced at the NPAC 2010 National Pictures of the Year Awards gala during the 2011 Photojournalism Conference May 28, 2011 in Winnipeg.