The 2005 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, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Deanne Fitzmaurice of San Francisco Chronicle for her sensitive photo essay on an Oakland hospital's effort to mend an Iraqi boy nearly killed by an explosion.


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Deanne Fitzmaurice with the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Jim Gehrz of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul, for his poignant portrait of a woman soldier’s struggle to recover from grave shrapnel wounds to her head, and Luis Sinco of the Los Angeles Times for his iconic photograph of an exhausted U.S. Marine’s face after a daylong battle in Iraq.