World Press Photo: the story of Hellen

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about how he sees his role as a photographer and explains to why the image of Hellen was so significant. Robin met Hellen in Juba, South Sudan and his image of her was awarded second prize, singles in the WPP's People category.

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Avery Jackson on the cover of National Geographic

Robin part of Pulitzer finalist team

National Geographic is named 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Exploratory Reporting for its historic January 2017 ‘Gender’ issue

The 9 Lives series of images taken by Robin, which documented gender issues for nine year olds around the world, was part of National Geographic’s Pulitzer submission on gender.

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Amnesty International Media Award

Robin Hammond scooped his fifth Amnesty Award for his powerful Sunday Times magazine series on LGBTI stories of discrimination and survival from around the world, entitled ‘Where Love Is Illegal’ at the 2016 Amnesty International Media Awards last week

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CONDEMNED: Interview by World Press

Robin Hammond speaks to World Press Photo about his award winning project CONDEMNED

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CONDEMNED wins Pictures of the Year International Award

The 2014 POYi World Understanding Award has been given to Robin Hammond's project CONDEMNED which documents mental health in African countries in crisis. The book CONDEMNED was also a finalist in the Best Photography Book category. Robin's portraits from Lagos also received an Award of Excellence.

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Word Press Photo 2014

CONDEMNED wins World Press Photo Award

Robin Hammond's work documenting mental health in African countries in crisis wins 2nd place in the Contemporary Issues category of the 2014 World Press Photo award.

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LAGOS – ‘no be small t’ing’ Exhibited at PhotoReporter Festival

Robin was selected to be one of thirteen photographers to create work for PhotoReporter Festival International en Baie de Saint-Brieuc. He worked for 7 weeks in Lagos, Nigeria to create a unique insight into Africa's fast growing mega-city.

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Winner W.Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

Robin Hammond has been awarded the 2013 W.Eugene Smith Memorial Fund for his wok documenting mental health in Africa countries in crisis: CONDEMNED

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Robin Hammond's photo project on mental health in African countries in crisis is published by FotoEvidence Book Award.

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CONDEMNED wins FotoEvidence Book Award

The 2013 FotoEvidence Book Award brought projects from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas documenting assaults on human dignity from around the world. There is no shortage of people living under conditions of great injustice but the work submitted for the 2013 FotoEvidence Book Award shows that dedicated photographers everywhere are working to bring this to light and inspire change. We are proud to publish and disseminate the selected projects, which we feel demonstrate the courage and commitment of documentary photographers in pursuit of social justice. Continue Reading →


Amnesty International Media Award 2010

Two winning stories in two separate categories for 'Zimbabwe’s Bloody Diamonds' & 'Toxic Jeans'

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Amnesty International Media Award 2009

Winner of the Periodicals-Newspaper Supplements category for 'Why do the Italians Hate Us?'

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High tide wins AICA Prize: Communicating the Koyoto Protocol

With photography by Robin Hammond of Panos Pictures, this multimedia piece looks at the island nation of Tuvalu, as the Tuvaluan people become some of the first environmental refugees, a direct result of man-made climate change.

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