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2021 Portrait Award Competition Winners

2021 Portrait Award Competition Winners
Theme: Portrait Photography- Competition Judge: Nadav Kander
Portrait photography has one of the oldest and most interesting histories that harkens back to the early days of the medium. Through portraits of iconic figures or ordinary people, we discover a deep interest in others. This award aimed to discover the most powerful and captivating images of today’s portrait photography.


Winners and Finalists HOME'21

Winners and Finalists HOME
The notion of ‘home’ has taken on new, multilayered meanings for much of the world in the past year-and-a-half, and these 37 photographers awarded by LensCulture's first ever HOME Photography Prize have captured a wide range of realities from 17 countries on six continents around the world.


Winners of the Creative Photo Awards 2021

Winners of the Creative Photo Awards 2021
"The Lake" by Iranian photographer Masoud Mirzaei is the overall winner of the 2021 Creative Photo Awards, the international contest of creative and artistic photography of Siena Awards, an international visual arts festival.


Portrait of Humanity 2021: The shortlist

Portrait of Humanity 2021: The shortlist
Though this has undoubtedly been a year that many would rather forget, we must not forget it. Because look closely at the images that follow, and you will see that they capture humanity in all its multifaceted beauty and fragility


Winners of the Grand Prix Vevey

Winners of the Grand Prix Vevey
After three days of deliberation by videoconference, the jury of the Grand Prix Images Vevey chaired by Teju Cole, has awarded the GRAND PRIX IMAGES VEVEY and the IMAGES VEVEY BOOK AWARD 2021/2022


Myriam Boulos Wins the Grand Prix Isem

Myriam Boulos Wins the Grand Prix Isem
The 2021 Grand Prix ISEM is awarded to Myriam Boulos. Born in Lebanon in 1992, she lives and works in Beirut. Since the age of 16, she has photographed the city as a documentarian but also as a personal research. 'As a way to explore, challenge and resist society,' she writes.