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Introducing the Hasselblad Masters Award 2018

Introducing the Hasselblad Masters Award 2018

The kind folks from Hasselblad are starting the new year strong by introducing their Master Awards of 2018. Divided in many different categories like Aerial, Architecture, Art, Beauty & Fashion and more. Sit back and witness captivating/gripping photography from creators (now masters and ambassadors for Hasselblad) coming from all over the Globe. Let's join their celebration for their most prestigious master awards. In case you have missed our review of the Hasselblad X1D, check it out now on ABDZ. In their words The Hasselblad Masters is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s most prestigious professional photography competitions. The winners were selected by a combination of a public vote and a professional Masters Jury - comprising internationally renowned photographers and imaging experts. Every Hasselblad Masters award winner will hold the title of ‘Hasselblad Master’ and be a brand ambassador for two years. In addition, they will receive a brand new Hasselblad medium format camera and be invited to shoot for a collaborative project with Hasselblad. This project will be printed and released in the bi-annual Hasselblad Masters book. More Links To learn more about the Hasselblad Master Awards 2018 Follow @hasselblad_official on Instagram The Hasselblad Masters 2018 Aerial Category Winner | Jorge De La Torriente Miami, USA Architecture Category Winner | Kamilla Hanapova St. Peterburg, Russia Art Category Winner | Maria Svarbova Bratislava, Slovakia Beauty & Fashion Category Winner | Michal Baran Trim, Ireland Landscape Category Winner | Benjamin Everett Lopez Island, USA Portrait Category Winner | Tina Signesdottir Hult Torvastad, Norway Product Category Winner | Marcin Gizycki Warszawa, Poland Project//21 Category Winner | Nabil Rosman Kota Bharu, Malaysia Street/Urban Category Winner | Ben Thomas Kyneton, Australia Wedding Category Winner | Victor Hamke Leipzig, Germany Wildlife Category Winner | Karim Iliya Haiku, USA Hasselblad Masters 2018 Jury Tom Oldham – Photographer> Ali Rajabi – Past Master Martin Hausler – PhotographerKatrina Belkina – Past Master Swee Oh – Past Master Lars van de Goor – Past Master Tim Flach – Photographer Kevin Then – Photographer Bara Prasilova – Past Master Damien Demolder – Journalist Blair Bunting – Photographer Hans van Ommeren – Past Master Mads Nissen – Photographer Kevin Raber – Journalist It really struck me how progressive many of the entries were this year and how far the entrants were willing to push the brief. These were the photographers who caught my eye - the ballsy, out-there risk-takers who make compelling pictures that refuse to be ignored. I’m proud to have helped to get this great kit into their hands – their images deserve it. - Tom Oldham