These are the winners of the 2017 EyeEm Photographer of the Year comp
Creative community EyeEm have announced the winners from its annual photography competition. The competition received over 590,000 submissions from photographers in over 150 countries, all in just under six weeks.
18-year-old Sasha Dudkina from Moscow, Russia was chosen as EyeEm’s Photographer of the Year and received a trip to Berlin for the festival, as well as a Canon EOS 6D Mark II.
Australian photographer Denise Kwong took out the architect category with her series captured in Hong Kong.
“The EyeEm Awards aim to discover and showcase new talents from around the world,” said Madeline Dudley-Yates, Lead Curator for the Awards. “We always look for images that tell strong stories above anything else, and this year’s finalists were all rich with an incredible variety of stories and concepts.”
The EyeEm Awards were judged using EyeEm’s aesthetic image recognition technology, its curators and jury with representatives from National Geographic, VII Photo Agency, Refinery29, BBC and more.
The EyeEm Awards were open for submissions from May 3 to June 15, and was free and open to photographers of all skill levels and backgrounds to submit through the EyeEm web platform and app. For information on next year’s edition, visit eyeem.com/festival.