The winners of the 72nd POYi Awards have been announced, and VII Photo Agency is pleased to share the news that photographers Ed Kashi, Marcus Bleasdale, and Tomas van Houtryve were all recognized in this year’s awards.

Ed Kashi was named Multimedia Photographer of the Year highlighting his films “Syria’s Lost Generation”, “Mexico: Needless Suffering at End of Life”, “Under Cane”, and more. In addition, Kashi received First Place in the category of Documentary Journalism for his “Syrian Refugees” project.

Marcus Bleasdale received an Award of Excellence in the News Picture Story category for his “Central African Republic – Inferno” body of work.

Tomas van Houtryve’s “Blue Sky Days” project received an Award of Excellence in the Issue Reporting Picture Story category.

See all POYi Awards here.