2016 Winners

Below is a list of the winners from the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar's 2016 photo contest. Thank you to everyone who entered and participated in the contest, and congratulations to the winners!

Best in Show

  • Jonathan Bachman / Reuters

Best Portfolio

  • Matt McClain / The Washington Post

Rich Mahan Best Student Portfolio

  • No awards given

General News

  • First Place – Jonathan Bachman / Reuters
  • Second Place – Dar Yasin / Associated Press
  • Third Place – Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post
  • Honorable Mention – Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press

Spot News

  • First Place – Jean-Philippe Ksiazek / Agence France-Presse
  • Second Place – Aris Messinis / Agence France-Presse
  • Third Place – Abd Doumany / Agence France-Presse
  • Honorable Mention – Phil Noble / Reuters
  • Honorable Mention – Marco Longari / Agence France-Presse
  • Honorable Mention – Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Feature

  • First Place – Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press
  • Second Place – Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press
  • Third Place – Saul Loeb / Agence France-Presse
  • Honorable Mention – Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Bulent Kilic / Agence France-Presse

Sports Feature

  • First Place – Sascha Fromm / Thueringer Allgemeine
  • Second Place – Maye-E Wong / Associated Press
  • Third Place – Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times
  • Honorable Mention – Sascha Fromm / Thueringer Allgemeine
  • Honorable Mention – Dieu Nalio Chery / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Billy Weeks

Sports Action

  • First Place – Richard Rodriguez / Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Second Place – Sascha Fromm / Thueringer Allgemeine
  • Third Place – Joel Marklund / Bildbyran Photo Agency
  • Honorable Mention – Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Matthias Hangst / Getty Images
  • Honorable Mention – Tyrone Siu Man Chiu / Reuters

Portrait/Personality

  • First Place – Rod Lamkey Jr. / Independent
  • Second Place – Justin Merriman / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
  • Third Place – Phil Noble / Reuters
  • Honorable Mention – Tatiana Vinogradova
  • Honorable Mention – Matt McClain / The Washington Post
  • Honorable Mention – Patrick Smith / Getty Images

Elections

  • First Place – Kevin Dietsch / United Press International
  • Second Place – Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
  • Third Place – Brian Snyder / Reuters
  • Honorable Mention – Matt McClain / The Washington Post
  • Honorable Mention – Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post

Olympics

  • First Place – Matthias Hangst / Getty Images
  • Second Place – Joel Marklund / Bildbyran Photo Agency
  • Third Place – Maye-E Wong / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times
  • Honorable Mention – Jae C. Hong / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – David Ramos / Getty Images

Sports Picture Story

  • First Place – David Goldman / Associated Press
  • Second Place – Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times
  • Third Place – Javier Arcenillas
  • Honorable Mention – David Ramos / Getty Images
  • Honorable Mention – Susana Vera / Reuters
  • Honorable Mention – Moe Zoyari / Redux Pictures

Feature Picture Story/Essay

  • First Place – Javier Arcenillas
  • Second Place – James Rodriguez / Freelancer
  • Third Place – Tatiana Vinogradova
  • Honorable Mention – Alyssa Schukar / Self
  • Honorable Mention – Sarah Hoffman / Omaha World-Herald
  • Honorable Mention – Javier Arcenillas

Chris Hondros Memorial International News

  • First Place – Matt McClain / The Washington Post
  • Second Place – Dieu Nalio Chery / Associated Press
  • Third Place – Ben Curtis / Associated Press

News Picture Story

  • First Place – Aris Messinis / Agence France-Presse
  • Second Place – Felipe Dana / Associated Press
  • Third Place – Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press
  • Honorable Mention – Noel Celis / Agence France-Presse
  • Honorable Mention – Abd Doumany / Agence France-Presse
  • Honorable Mention – David Goldman / Associated Press

Long Term Documentary Project

Short Term Documentary Project

2016 Dave Martin Student Grant