The Independent Photographer magazine has announced the winners of its latest competition: Francesco Gioia, Alain Schroeder and Tommaso Vecchi.
The competition offered cash prizes worth $2000 in total (1st prize: $1000, 2nd prize: $600, 3rd prize: $400). The selected works will be presented to a global audience via the magazine’s online platform, with plans for a physical showcase in Berlin and Milan (pandemic safety regulations permitting). Along with LFI picture editor Carol Körting, the jury was comprised of internationally renowned artists from leading publications and agencies such as Magnum Photos, VII Agency and Agence Vu’, Vogue and GEO.
Francesco Gioia received first prize for his image ‘Cloud of Smoke’, depicting a lady with a cigarette in Holborn, London. Second prize went to Alain Schroeder for his image ‘Kok Boru – The Dead Goat Polo’, taken in a village in Kyrgyzstan. Tommaso Vecchi secured third prize with ‘Stop the Time’, a photograph he captured in a monastery in North India.
The contest’s finalists include Ebti Nabag, Felice Douglas, Javier Vergara, Johan Gerrits, Neeraj Sharma, Selene Magnolia and Will Blomfield.
For further details visit The Independent Photographer