In this edition 223 photographers have participated submitting a total of 289 series. The participant countries were:
AFGHANISTAN, ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, BRAZIL, CANADA, COLOMBIA, DENMARK, GERMANY, INDONESIA, ISRAEL, ITALY, MEXICO, NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, PERU, RUSSIA, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, UGANDA, UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES, AND VENEZUELA.
We congratulate all participants for their excellent work.
Juror Andrea Star Reese has done the following selection:
(please scroll down to see the names of all selected photographers and their series; a larger size of the images will be posted by mid March ingalaawardsgallery.com)
WINNER OF THE JACOB RIIS DOCUMENTARY AWARD (5th Edition):
FAUSTO PODAVINI (Rome, Italy), for his Series MiRelLa.
MARY CALVERT (Annapolis, United States) for her Series Missing in Action
JESSICA EVE RATTNER (Berkeley, United States) for her Series House of Charm
ANNE ACKERMANN (Kampala, Uganda) for her Series Behind Veils and Walls
RONI BEN ARI (Netaim, Israel) for her Series Ladies in Waiting
MARY CALVERT (Annapolis, United States) for her Series The Jungle
JOHN EATON (Aptos, United States ) for his Series Heavy Metal
ÄKE ERICSON (Stockholm, Sweden) for his Series Istanbul After The Coup Attempt
ALINA FEDORENKO (Berlin, Germany) for her Series Moments
JAN GRARUP (Copenhagen, Denmark) for his Series Mosul Exodus
LAURA HOSPES (Groningen, Netherlands) for her Series UCP
ROBERT McPHERSON (Buskerud, Norway) for his Series Brick by Brick
TATIANA PLOTNIKOVA (Pushkino, Russia) for her Series Kolyma
VICTOR RAISON (Bogota, Colombia ) for his Series Buenaventura
JUDITH RODRIGUEZ (Buenos Aires, Argentina) for her Series Wild Violets
ANNA SHUSTIKOVA (Dolgoprudni, Russia) for her Series Gorko!
INGETJE TADROS (Broome, Australia) ) for her Series Kennedy Hill
TXOMIN TXUEKA (Getaria, Spain) for his Series Syrian Conflict
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RESULTS OF THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE JACOB RIIS DOCUMENTARY AWARD
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