Vietnamese photographer honored at Int'l Photography Awards 2023 of US
Vietnamese photographer Tran Viet Van from Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper was among those winning the Honorable Mentions given out by the 20th International Photography Awards (IPA) 2023 of the US.
|Vietnamese photographer honored at International Photography Awards 2023.|
Van’s entry, which comprises nine color photos themed “Nhip dap thoi gian” (The rhythm of time), was honored in the category of press photos at the event, which attracted over 15,000 entries from 120 countries worldwide.
His photos show the daily life and activities of Cuban people in Old Havana and Trinidad during his visit to the Latin American country in November 2022.
Some photos in this series have previously received an honorable mention in the press photo category at the World Master of Photography Awards in Austria, and a third prize at the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year in the UK - the world's leading award recognizing the art and purity of food photography.
Excellent works in the categories of people, wildlife, nature, advertising, and press, were selected by esteemed photography experts from the US, the UK, France, Germany, and Italy, for exhibitions and publication in books. The winning photographers in these categories come from the US, the UK, China, and Poland.
Winners of the most prestigious awards “Photographer of the Year (Professional) and Discovery of the Year (Amateur / Student) will be announced in late October.
Van started taking pictures in 1998 and has so far won over 80 international photo prizes. He has also worked as a judge at many film festivals and photo contests in Vietnam.