EyeEm Photography Award Winners 2016

The 2016 EyeEm Photography Festival & Awards – all winners from all categories.

What a great night we had at The 2016 EyeEm Photography Festival & Awards yesterday in Berlin! One of the major highlights was the announcement of the winners of the world’s largest photography competition. With over 270,000 images from more than 38,000 photographers, a jury of international experts had to choose 6 winners in 5 categories plus one photographer of the year. This year’s jury included representatives from World PressPhoto, National Geographic, Magnum Photos, and others.

The Categories.

The Architect, The Great Outdoors, The Photojournalist, The Portraitist, The Street Photographer; and the special category: The 2016 EyeEm Photographer of the Year.

The Prizes.

The EyeEm Photographer of the Year will make a paid trip to India to work on a photography project and mentorship with Getty Images. In addition, the winner will be featured in the first ­ever EyeEm Awards Book. All category winners received a Huawei P9, were exhibited and featured in the official EyeEm Awards Book.

The 2016 EyeEm Photography Award Winners.

As an official media partner, WE AND THE COLOR is proud to present you the winners of the 2016 EyeEm Photography Awards. Just check them out below.

The Portraitist – @CanDagarslani
The Portraitist – Can Dagarslani, @CanDagarslani, a 31 years old photographer from Istanbul, Turkey.
The Architect – @ilseder
The Architect – Ralph Pollack, @ilseder, a 55 years old photographer from Berlin, Germany.
The Great Outdoors – @earthin
The Great Outdoors – Ji­hyun Park, @earthin, a 34 years old photographer from Jeollanam­do, Korea.
The Photojournalist – @PanteaNaghavi
The Photojournalist – Pantea Naghavi Anaraki, @PanteaNaghavi, a 31 years old photographer from Tehran, Iran.
The Street Photographer – @ReuvenHalevi
The Street Photographer – Reuven Halevi, @ReuvenHalevi, a 43 years old photographer from Rome, Italy.
Photographer of the Year Main Visual – @zacharie_r
The 2016 EyeEm Photographer of the Year – Zacharie Rabehi, @zacharie_r, a 28 years old from Paris, France. This shocking and heartbreaking portrait was taken by Zacharie Rabehi in Agra, India. “Shaboo faced an acid attack when she was just one month old, resting on her mother’s lap. The reason is unanswered. The attack killed her mother, and her father was sent to jail. Her brother was adopted by an aunt, who refused to take Shaboo in because of the stigma associated with these victims. Shaboo was adopted by an orphanage Ashram in Mumbai, where she received the emotional and financial support to graduate college.”
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