The largest number of photographs for the contest MIA "Russia today" in the name of Andrew Stenina sent in the nomination "Problems" - the Participants completed the portraits of veterans of the Vietnam war and witnesses the disaster in Bhopal, and also made pictures on the theme of human influence on nature, negligence of parents and poverty, informs on Tuesday, the organizing Committee of the competition.
in early February, the international news Agency "Russia today" opened the Reception of the works to the contest name Stenina. The competition is held under the auspices of the Russian national Commission for UNESCO. In the competition already participating Authorized more than fifteen countries - the USA, Brazil, great Britain, Cyprus, Greece, India, Iran, Russia, Belarus and other. Reception of applications for participation is open until April fifteen, the ceremony will be held June 3, 2015 in the Russian capital.
"The absolute leader in the number submitted for the contest works was nominated for" Problems ". The topics discussed by the participants - the human impact on nature, poverty, loneliness, neglect of parents, as well as portraits of veterans of the Vietnam war, witnesses of the disaster in Bhopal, " said the report. Work on competition are equal way in the nominations " Main news ", " Sports ", " Everyday life ".
With more than 60% of the work of photographers Europe and Russia made in black and white format. The authors have given the advantage of black-and-white portraits and genre pictures, which depict urban landscapes, everyday life of the homeless, human emotions, stories of people's lives. Participants from Latin America and the Middle East, by contrast, was sent to Work in color and on children, family, and religious rites.
The prize Fund will amount to 50, 35 and 25 thousand Rubles. for the first, second and third place in each category respectively. The Grand Prix will amount to five hundred thousand Roubles. and will get the most vibrant and interesting work.
Stenin was lost When performing editorial tasks at the beginning of August 2014 in the vicinity of the town of Snow in the Donetsk region, where the Ukrainian Military carried out a special operation against the militias. General Director MIA "today Russia" Dmitry Kiselev 3 September announced the capture of data of the RF IC, indicating that the journalist died as a result of the shelling incident Ukrainian servicemen. The photographer was buried on September 5 Troekurov cemetery. The head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin signed a decree on awarding Andrew Stenina the order of Courage for heroism In the performance of professional duty.
The project, initiated by MIA " Russia today ", aims to attract public attention to the problems of photojournalism and to Express support for young photographers. In the framework of the contest representatives of the world photosubmissive will be developed the ability to open fresh names in photojournalism, to maintain and develop its high standards, build quality criteria documentary photography in Russia and the world. Full information on the contest and the jury can be found.
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