Romanian journalist Adelin Petrisor was awarded in the “Editorial non-pro” category of the US contest International Photography Awards. He participated in contest with 5 photos from The Big Pyongyang Parade (available here).
According to organizers, over 10,000 photos from 100 countries were entered at this year’s edition of the competition. The 80 members of the jury chose 16 winners, 8 professionals and 8 non-professionals. The winners are now fighting for 2 big awards – Photographer of the Year (pros) and Discovery of the Year (non-pros). The Romanian journalist is competing for the second big prize
Full list of awarded photographers
- International Photographer of the Year ($10,000 prize, presented by atEdge): Ayano Hisa (Architecture), Nadav Kander (Advertising), Alinka Echeverria (Editorial), Julia Fullerton-Batten (Fine Art), Marsel van Oosten (Nature), Wayne Lawrence (People), Martin Stavars (Special) and Rinko Kawauchi (Book).
- Discovery of the Year ($5,000 prize): John Eaton (Architecture), Eric Chang (Advertising), Adelin Petrisor (Editorial), Lionel Orriols (Fine Art), Craig Bill (Nature), Viktoria Sorochinski (People), Athanasios Maloukos (Special) and Pierre Pellegrini (Book).
- Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year ($5,000 prize, presented by American Society of Media Photographers): Régis Defurnaux, Gloriann Liu, Jordi Ruiz Cirera, Fernando Moleres, Dennis Manarchy and Alejandro Cartagena.
- Moving Image Photographer of the Year ($2,500 prize, new category): Stefanie Djie & Jens Stoltze, Daniel Balteanu, Chang & Cox (Hsin-Yi Chang and Byron Cox), Michael Levin, Mark Bramley and Stretch Ledford.
Besides Adelin Petrisor, Daniel Balteanu is also a finalist, in Moving Image Photographer of the Year.