Kuni Takahashi Photographer based in Mumbai, India Biography

Kuni Takahashi was born in Sendai, Japan. He studied photojournalism at the Maine Photo Workshops, the New England School of Photography in Boston and the Eddie Adams Workshop in New York. He joined the Chicago Tribune as a staff photographer in 2004 after spending eight years as a staff photographer at the Boston Herald. He relocated to Mumbai, India in 2009.

Takahashi has covered major domestic and international events and won many photography awards, including in competitions by World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International (POYi), National Press Photographers Association. He was also named as Boston Press Photographers Association’s Photographer of the Year in 1996 and 2003.

AWARDS

Days Japan International Photojournalism Award – Juries Speical Award, 2010

National Press Photographers Association’s Pictures of the Year contest – Third Place Photographer of the Year, 2008

Pictures of the Year (POYi) – Third Place Photographer of the Year, 2007

National Headliner Awards – Third Place Photostory, 2007

National Headliner Awards – First Place & Best of Show in Photography, 2003

Boston Press Photographers Association – Photographer of the Year 2003

National Press Photographers Association’s Pictures of the Year contest – Second Place Conflict Picture Story

World Press Photo contest – Third Place Spot News, 2003

Northern Short Course contest – Best of Show, 2003

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar – First Place News Picture Story, 2003

Associated Press Member Showcase – Picture of the Year 2003

Kyoichi Sawada Award – Eddie Adams “Assignment : Iraq” contest, 2003

Pictures of the Year (POY) -Award of Excellence, 2000, 1994

Boston Press Photographers Association annual contest – First Place Spot News, 2000, 1999

New England AP News Executives Association contest -First Place Portrait, 2000

Boston Press Photographers Association – Photographer of the Year 1996

 

 (image by Kuni Takahashi)

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