2018 Winners – Portrait

Scott Woodward1st Place Portrait

Scott Woodward


1st Place – Portrait

“Moken village elder, Salamah, wearing his hand- carved wooden dive goggles on the beach at Au Bon Yai, a tiny island community of about 300 sea gypsies off the coast of Phang Nga, Thailand.”

Location: Ko Surin, Thailand
Shot on iPhone 6S

KuangLong Zhang2nd Place Portrait

KuangLong Zhang


2nd Place – Portrait

The Tibetan Woman
“Every year, there are a lot of Tibetans going to Lhasa in Tibet for pilgrimages from distant places. It takes a very long time
to reach Lhasa, several months or even several years. After arriving in Lhasa, some people have no money to return to their hometowns.”

Location: Lhasa City, Tibet
Shot on iPhone 7

Marina Spironetti3rd Place Portrait

Marina Spironetti


3rd Place – Portrait

Women of Gavoi
“Part of a long-term project about century- long traditions in the region of Barbagia. Barbagia is the inland-most region of the island of Sardinia, Italy – an area proud of its heritage and still faithful to its costumes and traditions.”

Gavoi, Sardinia, Italy
Shot on iPhone 8

Honorable Mentions