Incredible documentary photography wins Marilyn Stafford Award 2020

Incredible documentary photography wins Marilyn Stafford Award 2020
(Image credit: Nicky Quamina-Woo)

American photographer Nicky Quamina-Woo has been announced as the winner of the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2020, thanks to her inspiring documentary photography work. Her winning project is entitled 'As The Water Comes' and explores how coastal erosion and rising sea levels has destroyed the homes of hundreds of families in northern Senegal. 

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award is a global competition that's currently in its fourth year. It has previously been won by esteemed documentary photographers and photojournalists Anna Filipova (2019), Özge Sebzeci (2018) and Rebecca Conway (2017). It's designed to recognize women documentary photographers who are working on projects to bring about real change on contemporary issues that may be unreported or under-reported.

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