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 challenge honouring his pal and photojournalist Anton Hammerl who was kidnapped and killed on 5 April 2011 by authorities militia, throughout the Libyan Civil Conflict.
Martins’ work, ‘Our Conflict’, was chosen as the successful challenge 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 variety 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 package, this year’s winners are:
Structure and Design
Winner: Fan Li (China Mainland) for his sequence Cement Manufacturing unit
Finalists: 2nd place Servaas Van Belle (Belgium); third place Andres Gallardo Albajar (Spain)
Winner: Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa) for her sequence 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 sequence The Ladies’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 sequence Miruku
Finalists: 2nd place Jonas Kakó (Germany); third place Axel Javier Sulzbacher (Germany)
Winner: Kacper Kowalski (Poland) for his sequence 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 sequence Our Conflict
Finalists: 2nd place Ebrahim Noroozi (Islamic Republic of Iran); third place Jean-Claude Moschetti (France)
Winner: Al Bello (United States) for his sequence 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 sequence 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 sequence 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 constructive 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 value 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 below 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 challenge 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 Photos’ Image to recognise the tales, individuals and organisations whose actions spotlight one of the United Nations’ environmental Sustainable Growth Targets.
Cinque gained the prize for his sequence ‘Atrapanieblas’ (Fog Nets) which paperwork an revolutionary answer serving to to sort out persistent 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 in the present day.
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