Human Interest
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Xtra photographer nominated for national photo award

A photo by Xtra freelance photographer Paul Galipeau has been nominated for an award by the News Photographers Association of Canada.

The shot, nominated in the social issues category for National Picture of the Year: 

 

OTTAWA – May 31, 2009 – Lucy Chapman (left), her partner [Marie Robertson] and their
daughter remain locked in a group hug during Guerilla Freeze, an event
meant to desensitize passers-by to the sight of same-sex displays of
affection. (Paul Galipeau / Xtra)
 

Congrats Paul! See a full list of nominees here

Xtra also shot a video of the event. Check it out below: 


 


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