Paul Hansen (photographer)

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Paul Hansen
Paul Hansen 2014.jpg
Born (1964-04-25) April 25, 1964 (age 55)
Spouse(s)Christina Alnevall

Paul Hansen[1] (born April 25, 1964) is a Swedish journalistic photographer working for the newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

In 2013 he won the World Press Photo for a photograph of the funeral procession carrying the bodies of two Palestinian children and their father of the Hijazi family killed during an Israeli air attack on their home.[2][3] The picture, named "Gaza Burial" was shot on November 20 in Gaza City.[4]

Awards[edit]

  • World Press Photo 2013[5]
  • World Press Photo 2nd Prize General news 2016[6]
  • "Picture of the Year" in Sweden 2 times
  • "Photographer of the Year" in Sweden 8 times[7]
  • "Photographer of the Year," Pictures of the Year International (POYi), 2010 and 2012[8][9]
  • "Photographer of the Year," POYi, 2nd prize, 2015[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Hansen Photojournalist | photographer". www.paulhansen.se. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  2. ^ Gaza children's funeral shot wins World Press Photo Archived 2013-02-18 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ http://www.photographie.com/news/le-world-press-photo-dcern-paul-hansen%7Csite=photographie.com Le World Press Photo décerné à Paul Hansen
  4. ^ Fisher, Max (2013-02-18). "The harrowing story behind the World Press Photo of the year". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  5. ^ "2013 Paul Hansen SN1". World Press Photo. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  6. ^ "Paul Hansen". World Press Photo. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  7. ^ "Välkommen till Årets Bild". www.aretsbild.se. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  8. ^ "First Place | Photographer of the Year - Newspaper". www.poyi.org. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  9. ^ "Paul Hansen Wins POYi Newspaper Photographer Of The Year | NPPA". nppa.org. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  10. ^ "Second Place | Photographer of the Year". www.poyi.org. Retrieved 2016-02-20.

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