More than 13,000 entries from a total of 110 countries – among the Hungarian professional and non-professional photographers, Bence Máté was awarded second place in the Nature category, while Mea Baráth and Márton Mogyorósi recieved first prizes for the People, Lifestyle and Architecture/Other categories.
The International Photography Award has been supporting and recognising outstanding talents in photography for more than a decade. During this year’s event, more than 50 Hungarian entries arrived at the world-wide contest, both in the professional and non-professional/student categories.
The jury panel, made up of established experts in the photography eld judged over 13,000 entries to internationally select the winners in each of the 13 Professional and Amateur/Student categories.
These winners will compete for the Top 2 prizes–Photographer of the Year 2020 and Discovery of the Year 2020. The international winners will be revealed at a special online event in conjunction with the Lucie Awards, details to be announced soon.
Bence Máté, world-renowned nature photographer also received an award at the prestigious competition said the following about his work:
“Photography for me is like breathing, nature is where I feel most comfortable. Each photo is the result of long planning and hard work that often lasts years. A lot of things can be planned: the perspective, background, and lights. However, I have no intention what will appear in front of me and when -I depend entirely on the weather and the whims of the animals, and every day, every minute, something new happens.”
Moreover, Mea Baráth won first place in People, Lifestyle category:
And Márton Mogyorósi’s The Red Wall also recieved a first prize: