The Asia-wide contest is organized annually by the FCCT and LightRocket www.lightrocket.com, an Asia-based online photo platform serving members around the globe. This year the event attracted submissions from more than 140 photographers and nearly 3,000 images.
The results of this year photo contest was announced earlier, and congratulations to the winners of the 7th annual Asia-Pacific Photojournalism Contest organized by Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) and LightRocket!
This year’s winners are:
Photographer of the Year: Jonas Gratzer
First Place: Jonas Gratzer (Thailand protests)
Honorable Mention: Paula Bronstein (Rohingya refugees in Myanmar)
First Place: Probal Rashid (Bangladesh power-line workers)
Honorable Mention: Scott Barbour (Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open)
Honorable Mention: Dennis M. Sabangan (Colour of life Philippines)
First Place: Rubén Salgado Escudero (Solar power in Myanmar)
Honorable Mention: Danilo O. Victoriano Jr. (Churchgoers fighting climate change)
Honorable Mention: Narendra Shrestha (Protecting trees in Nepal)
Photo Essay First Place: Anik Rahman (Bangladesh ferry disaster)
Honorable Mention: Arturo Rodriguez (Portraits of life in Myanmar)
Honorable Mention: Minzayar Oo (Jade mining in Myanmar)
Congratulations once again to all the winners!
For more information on the photo contest, please visit: http://www.lightrocket.com/fcct-lightrocket-contest/.