Polish Photographer Monika Krzyszkowska is the winner of URBAN 2016 Photo Awards, promoted by Italian art association dotART together with Photographers.it. The second place goes to Italian photographer Milo Angelo Ramella, third to Tymon Markowski, from Poland.
First ranked in «Street Photography» theme is Hans-Jörg Aleff, from Germany, followed by Rob Krauss, from U.S.A. (2nd) Mariagrazia Beruffi (3rd), Eric Forey, from France (4th) and Olesia Kim, from Russia (5th).
First ranked in «Nature» theme is Alexander Otto, from Germany, followed by Emma Lozano, from Mexico (2nd), Antonio Martin, from Spain (3rd), Andrea Regazzoni, from Italy (4th), Angiolo Manetti (5th).
Ranking in «Sports» theme is: David Wirawan, from Singapore (1st), Sanak Roy Choudhury, from India (2nd), Eduardo Feldman, from Mexico (3rd),Maurizio Albertini (4th) and Natale Sottile (5th), both from Italy.
Winners of «Projects & Portfolio» section are: Alain Schroeder, from Belgium (1st), David Sharabani, from Thailand (2nd), Bartlomiej Jurecki, from Poland (3rd), Walter Rothwell, from Great Britain (4th) and Fernando Gómez Mateos, from Spain (5th).
URBAN’s partner Poreč Museum (Istria, Croatia), has selected portfolios by Luca Meola (Italy) and Alphan Yilmazmaden (Turkey) for a special exhibition from July 22nd to August 31st, together with the winner Alain Schroeder, from Belgium.
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Winners will share a € 4,000 prize value, 1,000 to the overall winner, and their picture will be published on prestigious international online photo magazines, asVieworld, Fotopolis.pl and Street Photography Magazine.
The contest has seen more than 2.700 photos and 200 portfolios for 900 participants from all over the world (Italy, Mexico, India, Thailand, France, Russia, Poland, USA, Hungary and many more).
Final exhibition with official awards ceremony will be held in Trieste, Italy, in October, during the opening events of Trieste Photo Days 2016 festival.
The best ranked pictures of URBAN 2016 will be soon selected for summer exhibits in Poland, Hungary and Slovenia.