The 2013 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, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Javier Manzano, a free-lance photographer, for his extraordinary picture, distributed by Agence France-Presse, of two Syrian rebel soldiers tensely guarding their position as beams of light stream through bullet holes in a nearby metal wall.

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Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2013 Feature Photography prize to Javier Manzano.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Liz O. Baylen of the Los Angeles Times for her intimate essay, shot in shadowy black and white, documenting the shattered lives of people entangled in prescription drug abuse; and Renee C. Byer of The Sacramento (CA) Bee for her heartwarming photographs of a grandfather raising three grandchildren after the violent death of his daughter and the loss of his wife to cancer.