Nemanja Pančić won the 1st Prize Single, Observed Portraits in World Press Photo today. He is a member of the Serbian collective Kamerades which Dvafoto profiled last year. Big, big congratulations to Pančić! A great day for photojournalism in Serbia.

“Milan Ponjiger survived a fall from the sixth floor, but his mother and father did not. “We jumped from our balcony because we had big financial problems,” he said. The economic crisis in Serbia has been going on since early 1990, as a result of the war in the former Yugoslavia.”