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April 24, 2017

Kevin Faingnaert, Belgium, wins 2017 ZEISS Photography Award

ZEISS Photography Award

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Photo: Faroe Islands, an archipelago in the middle of the North Atlantic, halfway between Scotland and Iceland. House in Gasadalur. Photographer: Kevin Faingnaert. House in the village of Gasadalur, Population: 16. Copyright: © Kevin Faingnaert, Belgium, 1st Place, ZEISS Photography Award. Image provided by the World Photography Organisation.

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Photo: Semi-nomadic life in Kyrgyzstan. Horse Head. Leaving Town. Photographer: Frederik Buyckx. Every morning around 10 o’clock the shepherds leave the little town into the mountains with their herd of sheep to graze. Temperatures are often around -20 degrees celcius in winter. Copyright: © Frederik Buyckx, Belgium, Shortlist, ZEISS Photography Award. Image provided by the World Photography Organisation.

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Photo: Devotion. Kartik Snana. Photographer: Christopher Roche. During the final day of Deva-Diwali in Varanasi, it is extremely auspicious to take a bath in the Ganges, the holiest river in India. To bathe in its waters is said to wash away one’s sins. Copyright: © Christopher Roche, United Kingdom, Shortlist, ZEISS Photography Award. Image provided by the World Photography Organisation.

The World Photography Organisation and ZEISS have announced Belgian photographer, Kevin Faingnaert, as the winner of the 2017 ZEISS Photography Award “Seeing Beyond”. Faingnaert is recognized for “Foroyar”, a stunning photography series about life on remote and sparsely populated villages on the Faroe Islands.

Now in its second year, the theme of ZEISS Photography Award was ‘Meaningful Places’ which challenged professional photographers to look past the ordinary and everyday and submit a body of work that captured extraordinary aspects of the world we live in.

More than 31,000 images were submitted by 4,677 photographers from 132 countries to the 2017 award. Kevin Faingnaert’s winning work was selected by an expert panel of judges.

The judges also recognised the work of nine other photographers:

As the 2017 ZEISS Photography Award winner, Kevin Faingnaert receives €12,000 worth of ZEISS lenses and €3,000 in travel expenses to complete a photography project.

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