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Magali Delporte

In June 2001, Magali Delporte became the first winner of the international 'Women's Photojournalist Prize' which rewards the self-initiated work of a woman photographer. The year-long bursary will be awarded for her work on 'visually impaired people and sports' at the photography festival 'Visa pour L'image' in September 2001.

She graduated in 1996 from the University of Brussels with a degree in Journalism, before completing a Masters in International Journalism in Cardiff. After a year postgraduate diploma in photography, she moved to London and came second in The Independent newspaper competition, which led to regular freelance work for the paper. She has since worked for The Times newspaper, firstly on the news desk and later as one of the main photographers for its features publications (Travel, Weekend and Times 2 sections). Her projects have been published in magazines in Europe from The Observer Sports Monthly and the Telegraph Saturday magazine to Courrier International and the Nouvel Observateur. Her documentary photographs are also used by organisations such as the charity Sightsavers International.
To contact Magali Delporte, or to see more work on visually impaired people and sports, visit her own website at