Photos of the Year: 2011 Winners: Photographer of the Year: 2011_pro_01_01

Photographer of the YearLogan Mock-BuntingPupils attend class under the watch of their principal at an all-girls' school during a class in the village of Nari, Afghanistan. After 10-years of American Forces in Afghanistan, one of the best signs of progress is that schools are open. More than 6 million children are in school today, according to the United Nations. During the Taliban rule, girls were denied schooling, and before that many schools were closed because of fighting.

Photographer of the Year 

Logan Mock-Bunting 

Pupils attend class under the watch of their principal at an all-girls' school during a class in the village of Nari, Afghanistan. After 10-years of American Forces in Afghanistan, one of the best signs of progress is that schools are open. More than 6 million children are in school today, according to the United Nations. During the Taliban rule, girls were denied schooling, and before that many schools were closed because of fighting.