Apple brand Pink Lady brings photos of the winners of the eleventh edition of its competition to Spain for the first time Food Photographer of the Year, one of the most important international photography competitions underlining the importance of gastronomic images as a new discipline art.
A powerful snapshot kebabBy Indian photographer Debdatta Chakraborty, This edition won first prize; It was filmed in Srinagar to capture the essence of a street with nothing special during the day, but at night, between smoke and spicy aromas vezvan kebabs, The most popular dish in Kashmir, it becomes a paradise for street food lovers.
“Of the thousands of images received, it’s always exciting to see how a single image wins first prize,” he celebrates. Caroline Kenyon is the director and founder of the competition. “Today more than ever we need solace, and this photo gives us much of it: deftly caught smoke-wave embrace; golden light; statement of someone who knows his job well; sparks of grilled skewers that we can almost smell. Ultimately, this soft yet powerful image feeds our souls,” adds Kenyon.
gallery Synthesis Digital Laboratory (Calle Téllez, 19. Madrid) will host the first exhibition of this competition in Spain from 20 May and for two weeks, showing the winning images of the edition.
Since 2011, Pink Lady, the brand of unique apples in the world, grown in Lleida and Girona organizes this snapshot contest that tells stories to show beyond the aesthetic beauty of the tree – following the natural cycle of the tree. reality and traditions of different cultures and even serves as a social complaint.
The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held on April 26. It was broadcast live on YouTube. Thousands of applications from 60 different countries show the scope of this original commitment. art food photography.
Autumn Woodland Apple PartyAmanda Farnese Heath (England), was the winner of the category Pink Lady Apple A Day, rewarding pictures that feature or relate to apples; in this case, the author asked a group of children to come up with their own ideas. tea party perfect and then recreated it in a beautiful Scottish forest.
On your own behalf Traditional SkillChen Ying (China), won top recognition in another major category, Champagne for Celebration Taittinger —Photo taken on a small farm in China shows a family getting together to cook traditional rice-stuffed dumplings that herald prosperity for the New Year—, Overall Winner Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year, rewarding photos about viticulture, with John Wyand (England) pruning collection in Corton Hill, Showing winter pruning at Corton Hill vineyards in the Burgundy region.
Also this year, the category was awarded for the second time in honor of one of Finland’s most important photographers, Claire Aho: Claire Aho Award for Female Photographers. The winning photo of the second edition of this very special promise, Marguerite Oelofse with her magnificent portrait On the table, It was shot in South Africa and posed as an impressionist postcard of Henri Matisse.
Prize Fujifilm Innovation Award Captured by this shocking ‘Centarl Park’ image by Bulgarian Yuliy Vasile, where a giant broccoli appears and Chinese Chang Jiangbin is victorious with a victory. magic noodle action.
The competition has a prestigious jury under the direction of legendary food photographer David Loftus It was created by a group of experts from both the culinary and photography fields. These happened Fiona Shieldschief photographer for Guardian News & Media; Krishna Madhavan Pillai, Editor-in-Chief of Better Photography; NA Risong, Artistic Director and Curator, Inter Art Center Gallery, Beijing; Nik Sharma, cookbook author, photographer and columnist; Tasneem Alsultan, research photographer at National Geographic and Rein Skullerud, Head of the World Food Program Photography Unit.
Here are all the photos that won this year’s award.