Award for Dar Post photographer

Congrats to our photographer for winning an award for this photo of a construction site in downtown Dar. Photo: Daniel Hayduk/AFP

Congratulations to photographer Daniel Hayduk for winning a national award for his photo of a construction site in downtown Dar. Photo: Daniel Hayduk/AFP

We don’t want to brag, but the people at Dar Post are winners.

One of the minds behind Dar Post, freelance photographer Daniel Hayduk, has received a national award in Canada for a photograph he made here in Dar es Salaam last year.

(OK, we know, that’s even before Dar Post was a twinkle in our founders’ eyes, but we say he belongs to us now.)

The photograph of a construction site downtown, was nominated by an international panel of judges and took home the top spot in the Pictorial Photo of the Year category at the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) annual gala in Vancouver on Saturday, May 9.

“These awards recognize the excellence represented in submissions by Canada’s outstanding photojournalists whose compelling images collectively represented a spectacular body of work,” says a press release by the NPAC.

Congratulations Daniel!

Daniel Hayduk is a Canadian freelance photographer who frequently photographs projects across East Africa.

If you want to be inspired, check out all the winners and nominees in NPAC’s National Pictures of the Year contest here.

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2 Comments on "Award for Dar Post photographer"

  1. Jamie Raskin | May 10, 2015 at 20:07 |

    Well done Dan! Is that a view from the Holiday Inn rooftop? Love it!

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