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Globe photojournalists nominated for National Pictures of the Year awards

The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) has announced the nominations in the seventh annual National Pictures of the Year awards competition. More than 1,110 images and 42 multimedia projects from across Canada were entered in this year’s competition. Photographers from The Globe and Mail have again done very well, securing nine nominations in photography and multimedia, including two for Photojournalist of the Year. This recognition speaks volumes for the great work that our staff photographers produce and the Globe's continued commitment to visual story telling. The winners will be announced during the 2012 National Pictures of the Year Gala event, which will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Calgary, Alberta.

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Seymour Kanowitch and his beard will be one of two competitors from Canada at the 2012 Beard and Mustache Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be competing in the Garibaldi category. (Portrait / Personality)

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Joseph Bryan, boyfriend of Shyanne Charles, mourns the death of the 14-year-old with his family during a vigil outside an apartment building near her home in Toronto, June 17, 2012, the day after a gun battle took place leaving two young people dead and more than 20 people during a block party. (General News)

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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The 78-year old Canadian singer, songwriter and poet, Leonard Cohen, performs in Toronto during his latest tour on December 4, 2012. (Portrait / Personality)

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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CeeJay Julian speaks directly to Wally Oppal while he gives his report into the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry in Vancouver December 17, 2012. (General News)

John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail

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Flowers are placed on a dead beached whale on White Rock Beach, south of Vancouver June 12, 2012. (Picture Story)

John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail

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A very disappointed and dejected jockey, last year's leading rider Richard Hamel, hitches a ride back to the jockey's locker room after he pulled up on the horse and had to jump off at Hastings Racetrack in Vancouver October 8, 2012. (Sports Feature)

John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail

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