Photos of the Year: 2011 Winners: Photographer of the Year: 2011_pro_01_06

Photographer of the YearLogan Mock-BuntingWomen in burqas leave a Girls' school in the village of Nari, Afghanistan. After ten 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, girls were denied schooling, and before that many schools were closed because of fighting.

Photographer of the Year 

Logan Mock-Bunting 

Women in burqas leave a Girls' school in the village of Nari, Afghanistan. After ten 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, girls were denied schooling, and before that many schools were closed because of fighting.