The 2002 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Feature Photography

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For a distinguished example of feature photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to The New York Times Staff for its photographs chronicling the pain and the perseverance of people enduring protracted conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Columbia University President George Rupp (left) presents Vincent LaForet, of The New York Times, with the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: J. Albert Diaz of The Miami Herald for his diverse images portraying American life in the sprawl of south Florida's Broward County, and Mike Stocker, A. Enrique Valentin and Hilda M. Perez of the Sun-Sentinel for their compelling and explanatory images illustrating the devastating impact of AIDS in the Caribbean.