Winners 2020 – Best Author: Alain Schroeder
Alain Schroeder is a Belgian photographer, born in 1955. He discovered a passion for photography at a very young age thanks to sector magazines such as Photo and Zoom. His work is a mixture of photojournalism, contemporary documentary, influenced by the surrealist movement, particularly by Magritte and Delvaux.
For over three decades he has been working in the photographic sphere, first as a sport photographer in the fields of Roland Garros, Wimbeldon, Us Open, he then dedicated himself to travel books, art and architecture. He curated more than thirty volumes dedicated to China, Iran, the Renaissance, ancient Rome, European Gardens, Thailand, Tuscany, Crete, Vietnam, Budapest, Venice, European Abbeys, natural European sites, etc. He published his photos in prestigious magazines such as National Geographic, Geo, Paris Match.
He won numerous international prizes, including a Nikon Japan award for the series Who Will Save the Rohingya, the TPOTY award (travel photographer of the year) for two series: Living for Death and Kushti, World Press Photo 1st Prize Sport Stories for the Kid Jockeys series.
He participated to numerous exhibitions throughout the world.
He founded Reporters in 1989, a well-known photographic agency in Belgium. He’s represented by the photographic agency HEMIS in Paris.
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