Lately, winners and finalists have been introduced for the inaugural Worldwide Portrait Photographer of the 12 months (IPPOTY) competitors. Dropped at you by the identical organizers that placed on the Worldwide Panorama Photographer of the 12 months competitors, IPPOTY acquired 948 submissions from portrait photographers around the globe.
‘Who’re the world’s main up to date portrait photographers? The purpose of the Worldwide Portrait Photographer of the 12 months awards is to ask photographers from around the globe to current their greatest work. In flip, we have interaction six acclaimed portrait photographers – this yr David Burnett, Charmaine Heyer, Rocco Ancora, Martina Wärenfeldt, Sanjay Jogia and Sarah Ferrara – to evaluate and deliberate, curating a physique of labor that’s not solely consultant of the portrait artwork in 2021, however is inspirational for us all,’ says Peter Eastway, Chairman of Judges.
Australian photographer Forough Yavari was the general winner, positioned first in Portrait Story and second within the Character Examine class, respectively. She acquired a $three,000 prize whereas every class first place amounted to $1,000, whereas second place winners acquired $500 and third bought $250 every – for a grand whole of $10,000 in money prizes awarded.
Winners and finalists, together with the highest 101 pictures chosen by a panel of judges, might be featured in an Awards Ebook. Winners, finalists, and the highest 101 pictures may be seen right here.