VG news photographer Espen Rasmussen won the picture of the year award for a photograph of refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos.
The picture shows two refugees who are using foils for bringing warmth that they have been brought by volunteers to keep warm, a few minutes after they arrived in boats from Turkey.
” There is an iconic aspect to the Picture of the Year. It’s got a low-key narrative with tremendous force, and embraces the most important and biggest event in Europe for a long time, “said the jury
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today