Tribute to photojournalist wins the Photographer of the Year title in Sony World Photography Awards
Edgar Martins (Portugal) has gained the Photographer of the Year title in the Sony World Photography awards for his venture honouring his pal and photojournalist Anton Hammerl who was kidnapped and killed on 5 April 2011 by authorities militia, throughout the Libyan Civil Battle.
Martins’ work, ‘Our Battle’, was chosen as the successful venture from the 10 class winners of the Skilled competitors. His photographs, and people of the different class winners, alongside some of the second- and third-placed photographers may be seen at Sony World Photography Awards exhibition at Somerset Home in London from the 14th of April to the 1st of Could 2023.
The exhibition additionally options works by the recipient of this year’s Excellent Contribution to Photography award, the esteemed Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi.
In addition to the Photographer of the Year title, Edgar Martins wins a $25,000 (USD) money prize and a range of Sony imaging gear. He’s additionally granted a solo presentation of his work as half of subsequent year’s Sony World Photography Awards exhibition.
Skilled Class Winners
All the class winners obtain Sony’s digital imaging equipment, this year’s winners are:
Structure and Design
Winner: Fan Li (China Mainland) for his collection Cement Manufacturing facility
Finalists: 2nd place Servaas Van Belle (Belgium); third place Andres Gallardo Albajar (Spain)
Winner: Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa) for her collection The Proper to Play
Finalists: 2nd place Noemi Comi (Italy); third place Edoardo Delille & Giulia Piermartiri (Italy)
Winner: Hugh Kinsella Cunningham (United Kingdom) for his collection The Girls’s Peace Motion in Congo
Finalists: 2nd place Mohammed Salem (State of Palestine); third place Tariq Zaidi (United Kingdom)
Winner: Marisol Mendez (Bolivia) & Federico Kaplan (Argentina) for his or her collection Miruku
Finalists: 2nd place Jonas Kakó (Germany); third place Axel Javier Sulzbacher (Germany)
Winner: Kacper Kowalski (Poland) for his collection Occasion Horizon
Finalists: 2nd place Bruno Zanzottera (Italy); third place Fabio Bucciarelli (Italy)
Winner: James Deavin (United Kingdom) for his submission Portfolio
Finalists: 2nd place Marylise Vigneau (France); third place Marjolein Martinot (Netherlands)
Winner: Edgar Martins (Portugal) for his collection Our Battle
Finalists: 2nd place Ebrahim Noroozi (Islamic Republic of Iran); third place Jean-Claude Moschetti (France)
Winner: Al Bello (United States) for his collection Feminine Professional Baseball Participant Succeeds in All Male Professional League
Finalists: 2nd place Andrea Fantini (Italy); third place Nicola Zolin (Italy)
Winner: Kechun Zhang (China Mainland) for his collection The Sky Backyard
Finalists: 2nd place Carloman Macidiano Céspedes Riojas (Peru); third place Jagoda Malanin (Poland)
Wildlife and Nature
Winner: Corey Arnold (United States) for his collection Cities Gone Wild
Finalists: 2nd place Adalbert Mojrzisch (Germany); third place Sriram Mural (India)
Open Photographer of the Year
This competitors celebrates the energy of a single picture and it was gained by Dinorah Graue Obscura (Mexico) who receives a $5,000 (USD) money prize and Sony digital imaging gear.
Pupil Photographer of the Year
College students have been invited to submit 5 to 10 photographs on the theme ‘In a Altering World’, highlighting optimistic tales of growth and progress from throughout the world. The competitors was gained by Lengthy Jing (China Mainland) of Yunnan Arts College. Together with the title, Pupil Photographer of the Year, Lengthy Jing gained his college €30,000’s price of Sony digital imaging gear.
Youth Photographer of the Year
The theme for this year’s Youth competitors was ‘Your On a regular basis’. It was gained by Hai Wang (China Mainland, 17 years-old) whose work was chosen from a shortlist of 7 by photographers underneath the age of 19.
Alessandro Cinque (Italy) has been introduced as the first winner of the Sustainability Prize. He receives a $5,000 money prize and a presentation of his venture as half of the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition in London.
This new prize was developed in collaboration with the United Nations Basis and Sony Footage’ Image to recognise the tales, individuals and organisations whose actions spotlight one of the United Nations’ environmental Sustainable Improvement Targets.
Cinque gained the prize for his collection ‘Atrapanieblas’ (Fog Nets) which paperwork an progressive resolution serving to to sort out power water shortages in Lima, Peru.
Excellent Contribution to Photography
This year’s Excellent Contribution to Photography award was bestowed on Rinko Kawauchi who’s regarded to be one of the most vital Japanese photographers working right now.
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