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PCP congratulates Pinoy Photojourn for winning SND Award

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

PCP, Inc congratulates Pinoy Photojourn for winning SND Award Another Filipino photographer has gained international recognition, this time from the prestigious Society for News Design (SND). Raffy Lerma’s intimate photo of a woman cradling her partner’s lifeless body, a victim of an apparent vigilante killing brought about by the government’s war on drugs, won silver medal for Photography-Breaking News. The photo, published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s front page on July 24, [...]

PCP congratulates Filipino lensman for World Press Photo win

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

  The Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines extends it congratulations to Filipino photographer Noel Celis for winning the esteemed 2017 World Press Photo contest. Celis, a photographer of the Agence France-Presse in Manila, won third prize in the category General News-Single for his photo of prisoners packed together at overcrowded Quezon City Jail. Now on its 60th year, the WPP is recognized as the world’s prestigious competition for photojournalism and its awards are coveted [...]

PCP congratulates Filipino lensman for winning Prix Varenne

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines congratulates Agence France Presse photojournalist Noel Celis for winning the 2016 Prix Varenne Photo Award for the story he did on the overcrowded prison in Metro Manila. Celis’ work gave attention to the true condition of prison life in big urban centers like Metro Manila and the need to address overcapacity to provide decent human condition in prison cells around the country. Celis through an interview with Time magazine emphasized the [...]

Press Statement: On the integrity of news photos of victims of summary executions

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Press Statement Aug. 1, 2016 The Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines is compelled to issue this statement following concerns raised, mostly in anonymous social media posts, that put doubt on the integrity of news photos of victims of summary executions that appeared in newspapers and news sites in recent days. After looking into the photographs in question and after holding conversations with some of the journalists who have been covering the night shift, we assure the public that [...]

PCP expresses concern over “privacy protection” bill

August 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines (PCP), an organization of the country’s photojournalists, expressed apprehension over the passage this week of House Bill 4807 titled “An Act To Provide Protection From Personal Intrusion for Commercial Purposes.” “It would seem that people from the media and journalists can be targets of the proposed measure,” said Mike Alquinto, PCP chairman. The proposed measure claims to “curb acts of trespassing and other [...]
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