Hipstamatic Images Won 3rd Place in Pictures of the Year International

©2010 Allen Green

©2010 Allen Green

Damon Winter of The New York Times won third place for photographs he made using Hipstamatic, a smartphone app, for a photo feature story with writer James Dao.  The story and accompanying images were published on the front page of The New York Times on November 22, 2010. The use of his smartphone sparked an enormous online debate about the use of apps and smartphones for journalism.

Read Damon Winter's response to the controversy here.