The national photo contest ‘Ukraine in Focus’ was held between March, 18 and August, 31, 2014 and during this period 172 contest works were submitted. All professional photographers working in the editorial business and socio-political media or in photo agencies, and freelance photographers who regularly collaborate with the media were invited to participate in the contest.
‘Revolution’ – work that won inthe nomination ‘Photo of the Year’. Author - Andriy Broyde, won the main prize - a certificate allowing to undertake a course at London School of Photography.
‘Kindness’ – work that won in the category ‘People’. Author – Konstantyn Semytskyy
As a result, the winners were determined in six competitive categories:
Reportage – photograhps as evidence of real events that express its dynamics and atmosphere
Delicious country – photographs which focus on food and gastronomy
Traditions – photographs that reflect Ukrainian traditions
Travel the country – the broadest category wich stocks all photographs that describe the life of the cities, the country side, daily routines etc.
People and Business – photographs which focus on business life and its participants
Sport – photographs of professional sport events and a healthy lifestyle
Returning from ATO’ – work that won in the category ‘Reportage’. Author – Vitaliy Grabar
‘The Milky Way’ – work that won in the category ‘Travel the country’. Author – Taras Gipp
‘Jump’ – work that won in the category ‘Sport’. Author – Igor Bykoriz
Famous Ukrainian documentary photographer. Is collaborating with international humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres.The photographs by Glyadelov are used by international organizations such as MSF, HRW, The Global Fund, UNAIDS, UNICEF.
Photo correspondent for Associated Press, the only one in the history of Ukraine Pulitzer Prize finalist and promoter of Ukrainian photos at Sotheby's.
Chief photographer of European Pressphoto Agency in Ukraine.
Stylish Ukrainian photographer, the owner of Sarymsakovstudio photo studio. He started studying photography in 2005 as a freelance photographer in a small Kiev studio. Now he works with famous brands from Europe, Asia and America. Style, humor and provocation in the composite pictures are the hallmark of Andrew. Favorite genre is Fashion.
‘Easter’ – work that won in the category ‘Traditions’. Author – Vitaliy Bondar
‘Pasta’ – work that won in the category ‘Delicious country’. Author – Eduard Nasyrov
‘Granddad’ – won in the nomination ‘The choice of Raiffeisen Bank Aval clients’. Author – Sergiy Serdyukov
‘Vylkove’ – the work that won in the nomination ‘The choice of OKKO clients’. Author – Andriy Broyde