NEW YORK — St. Louie photographers Elopement and Laura Stubert have both won the Pulitzer Prize for portrait photography, the St. Petersburg Times reports.
Stubert, who lives in St. Lucie, won the prize in 2018 for her photograph of a dog in the city, as well as for her portrait of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.
The St. John Bosco Photographer of the Year in 2017 won for her photo of an abandoned baby.
Stubert is a professional photographer whose work has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers worldwide.
Elopement’s photo of the homeless woman in St Louis’ Union Station on Aug. 23, 2018, was selected for publication by the Pulitzer Foundation.
The Pulitzer Center for Photography announced the winners of the 2017 and 2018 National Photographers of the year awards on Tuesday.
The winners were:The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2017 are:Cristiano A. Calvi, for his portrait of the former governor of the Vatican in the Vatican Basilica of St Peter and Paul in Rome;Michael A. Pizzolato, for photographing a young boy in the Bronx, New York; andJill S. Dreyer, for her Pulitzer Prize-winning portrait of her husband, the late David S.
Dreyer of the Washington Redskins.