For this year’s competition, as of January 31st, 2600 photographs by authors from 18 countries were sent in and, as expected, photographers from the region preceded the number of entries.
The four-member jury of renowned experts in their respective fields conducted this year’s selection:
The jury had the task of selecting the finalists of the competition and among them the winner of the Grand Prix, i.e. the overall winner of the competition. In the judging process, they were given autonomy to decide on the number and composition of the finalists, to insure that the final exhibition represents the very best of the work sent in.