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A policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross a street during a parade - 1958 Pulitzer Prize Winner
1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')
This is a truly beautiful photo. This is a great example of how different textures can make a black and white photo stunningly vivid. For me, black and white is all about showing off contrast and texture, and this photo does an awesome job of that.