The 2006 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, in print or in print and online, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Todd Heisler of Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colorado, for his haunting, behind-the-scenes look at funerals for Colorado Marines who return from Iraq in caskets.


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Todd Heisler with the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Mike Stocker of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel for his imaginative exploration of Holocaust survivors as Judaism faces a new century, and Damon Winter of the Los Angeles Times for his sensitive portrayal of two remote Eskimo villages coping with memories of sexual abuse by a missionary 30 years ago.