The 2009 Pictures Of The Year International (POYi) awards presentation and exhibition opening take place this weekend at the Annenberg Space For Photography in Los Angeles. The award winners will be honored in a ceremony on Saturday. The exhibition, which runs through November 1, 2009, will feature a digital presentation of the best work from the competition.
A girl looks on at refugee camp near a UN peacekeepers camp in Kwanza. © Uriel Sinai / Getty Images
A sugarcane worker plants sugarcane for next year’s crop in the fields in southeast Dominican Republic. © Katie Falkenberg
A Pakistani lawyer runs away from tear gas fired by police officers outside the residence of the country’s deposed chief justice Iftikhar Mahmood Chaudhry during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan March 9, 2008. © Emilio Morenatti / AP