POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Science & Natural History Picture Story

First Place

Lynn Johnson / National Geographic Magazine
“The Immortal Corpse”

Second Place

Brent Stirton / Getty Images Reportage
“Akashinga - The Brave Ones”

Third Place

Aitor Garmendia / Freelance
“The undercover work of animal cruelty investigators”

Award of Excellence

Oded Balilty / Associated Press
“The Museum”

Award of Excellence

Milan Radisics / Freelance
“How Water Shapes Earth”

Award of Excellence

Kacper Kowalski / Panos Pictures
“Enviromental policy”

First Place

“The Immortal Corpse”

Susan Potter donated her body to science. It was frozen, sawed into four blocks, sliced 27,000 times, and photographed after each cut. The result: a virtual cadaver.