These 11 Photographers Have Won The Prestigious Hasselblad Masters Awards Of 2018
The Hasselblad Masters Awards are the most prestigious professional photography awards that are held once in every two years. Recently, they announced the winners for the year 2018 in 11 categories. The contest attracted almost 31,500 entries this year from photographers from around the world. The winners are basically chosen through a combination of a public voting system and a professional Jury, comprised of internationally renowned photographers and imaging experts.
What do the winners get?
The winners are named the Hasselblad Masters till the time new masters come to take that place, that is two years from now on. They will also be getting a medium format Hasselblad camera and a chance to participate in collaborative projects. The works of the photographers will also be printed in the Hasselblad Masters Book.
Check out the mind-blowing photographs of the talented artists who have just won the Awards, below:
Winner: Jorge De La Torriente, Miami, USA
Born in 1971 in Miami, Jorge studied Architecture at Cornell University. After having spent 15 years of his life as an architect, he took to photography because of his passion for creating new things. Jorge also loves to travel and this gives him the opportunity to create new works of art that have a signature painterly effect to them.
Winner: Tina Signesdottir Hult, Torvastad, Norway
The internationally acclaimed Art Photographer from Norway is a self-taught photographer. She works with passion to create the best of moments and specializes in fine arts, portraits and conceptual themes. Tina is someone who never uses flash in her photography and only uses the beauty of the natural lighting to convey everything through her photographs. The specialty about her photos is that they are full of emotions, are expressive and beautiful and reveal the true stories of her subjects.
3Beauty and Fashion Category
Winner: Michal Baran, Trim, Ireland
Michal Baran was born and raised in Poland, but he moved to Ireland in 2005 and became a professional photographer. He captures the beauty of nature, nobility of faces and uniqueness of events with utmost respect and admiration, insight and perception and stillness and dynamics. According to Baran, his clients ask for the impossible and that is where he loves to work the most: to make the impossible a reality.
Winner: Kamilla Hanapova, St. Petersburg, Russia
These are the works of a talented photographer from Russia; for whom photography is not just a hobby, but actually an integral part of her self-awareness. Mixing the classical photography and experimenting it with non-traditional methods of processing are the basis of her work.