Open Competition
Second Prize Winner

Energy carriers was taken in the Kirovograd region of Ukraine and depicts a woman treading through the snow with an armful of gathered brushwood that will help heat her home.

Ukraine is a net exporter of electricity and this area is powered by gas, nevertheless the energy resources are insufficient or are not available to the rural population. In recent years Popkov has participated in more than 50 national and international photography contests. He was awarded the National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine prize (NSPAU) in 2011 and 2012, and the International Federation of Photographic Art prize (FIAP) in 2012.

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Jan Brykczyński

Jan Brykczyński

Polish

Professional Commission First Prize Winner for his series “Árnes”.

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Mimi Mollica

Mimi Mollica

Italian

Professional Commission Second Prize Winner for his series of images from Dakar, Senegal.

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Pablo Lopez Luz

Pablo Lopez Luz

Mexican

Professional Commission Third Prize Winner for his artistic approach to the concept of “landscape”.

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Holly Lynton

Holly Lynton

American

Open Competition First Prize Winner for “Turkey Madonna”.

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Vitaliy Popkov

Vitaliy Popkov

Ukrainian

Open Competition Second Prize Winner for “Energy Carriers”.

André François

André François

Brazilian

Open Competition Third Prize Winner for his images from the Mukuru slum in Kenya.