The judges were looking for bodies of work that give the facts and information about a chosen subject. This could offer insight into a contemporary issue or clearly present a factual story with a news or current affairs agenda. Image processing is allowed but it is the responsibility of the photographer to not manipulate the images in such a way that the reality of the scene is changed.
Chung Ming Ko, Hong Kong, Wounds of Hong Kong
Bizet Bizet, France, Baby Boom
Zhang Youqiong, China Mainland, From "Made in China" to "Made in Africa"
Nicholas Moir, Australia, The Burning
Patrick Wack, France, The Night Is Thick
Eddy Van Wessel, Netherlands, The Last Stronghold