This week Latest Sale covers the Martin Parr exhibition that took place between the 21st April 2017 and the 7th May 2017 as part of the Sony World Photography Awards 2017. The Latest Sale, Photography Business Directory highlights photographic wonders and we are pleased that this year, The Sony World Photography Awards that took place in Somerset House, London celebrated its tenth year in operation. Shortlisted from a total of 66 countries, with a focus on the best single photographers, the 10 Open category winners for the Sony World Photography Awards 2017 were as follows:
Architecture – Tim Cornbill (UK)
Culture – Jianguo Gong (China)
Enhanced – Lise Johansson (Denmark)
Motion – Camilo Diaz (Colombia)
Nature – Hiroshi Tanita (Japan)
Portraits – Alexander Vinogradov (Russia)
Still Life – Sergey Dibtsev (Russia)
Street Photography – Constantinos Sofikitis (Greece)
Travel – Ralph Gräf (Germany)
Wildlife – Alessandra Meniconzi (Switzerland)
The overall winner of the Open category “Best Photographer 2017” award announced on the 20th April 2017 was declared as Belgium photographer Frederik Buyckx, whose focus on snowbound and winter images of the Balkan, Scandinavian and Central Asian natives inspired the judges to assign him this accolade.
The Sony World Photography Awards 2017 also combines the award process with one of the best-known documentary photographers of a generation through the Martin Parr Exhibition. Martin Parr’s photographic works have been on display at and collected by numerous prestigious cultural institutions including Martin Parr, the Tate in London, UK, the Pompidou in Pars, France and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, USA.