First Place

Amin Nazari
Independent
Iran

Jahad Khanfarian, 55years old from Shavardi village, his grove has been destroyed due to severe water shortage and drought.

Amin Nazari was born in Dezful, Iran in 1977. He received his associate and BA degrees in photography from universities in Iran, in 2004 and 2015 accordingly. He started his career as a photographer in 2006, established his own training center in 2014 and was featured by the Visual Arts Quarterly (a persian Magazine) as the most influential news photographer in Khuzastan province. He has received over 100 national and international awards, including the Gold medal from the Khayam 3rd International Photography Festival, 2015 and the Grand prize and Excellence Award from Nikon Photo Contest, 2021.
[ NATURE & ENVIRONMENT ] A single photograph that increases the understanding and appreciation of nature and our environment. Photographers are encouraged to explore the relationship between human and nature/environment. Studio scenes that are arranged by the photographer are not eligible. Each participant is allowed to enter up to 10 images. The images must be taken in 2021.
Judges for Nature & Environment
Ikuru Kuwajima
Tanvi Mishra
Sanjit Das
Maika Elan
Oded Wagenstein
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