Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Traffic photographer, Ranger Roberts has won this year's Pluitzer Prize for his photograph of Hubert the Police Robot and Billy Plimberton shaking hands with one another in a perfect slant of mountain sunlight at the moment they first met on Interstate Five just outside of Gorman, California.
At the award ceremony, when asked to say a few words, Robert's, standing next to a 24" by 36" framed print and sporting the grin of a proud father, said, "A few words? Look at the picture. It's worth a thousand of them."