Belgian photographer Kevin Faingnaert has won the 2017 ZEISS Photography Award. Kevin's series 'Føroyar' depicts life on remote and sparsely populated villages on the Faroe Islands.
"I try to focus on the most important parts of the image while removing everything that is not important. Also having a graphics background really helps."
In this ongoing project, Emily Schiffer combines images taken of her family over the past eight years to form new narratives about intimacy and silence, youth and aging, unresolved relationships, and love.
"This is a study of the lidos that have disappeared entirely, survived or were left bereft to decay over time. The ones that have survived have benefited from renewed interest and investment, undergoing redevelopment and are now thriving."
"Printing is “the holy grail” of photography, the ultimate culmination of a photographer’s effort in capturing and sharing the moment. Nothing compares to having a physical print in hand."
Publisher Author, Activist, Photographer and Huffington Post Photojournalist, Seph Lawless, is best known for his ongoing project entitled Autopsy of America, which documents the most abandoned and forgotten parts of the United States.
"I have often found that the most upsetting scenes, while difficult and heart wrenching to watch are the most important to photograph."