Saturday, 23 January 2010

Haiti's Kiki

It is this still shot of Kiki Joachin's miraculous rescue from the rubble in Haiti seven days after the earthquake that AmeriCares is using to encourage donations.

The photo - the Toronto Star got it right with front page play Friday - was snapped by veteran New York freelance photographer Matthew McDermott, He describes the emotion of the moment for CNN's Jeanne Moos.

McDermott is also interviewed in a UK Times story out of New York.

It is THE shot to beat among the many potential photojournalism competition award entries for 2010

McDermott's photo talents also shone in the days following 9/11.

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