With its 80 award-winning photographs, the second exhibition of Anadolu Agency’s “Istanbul Photo Awards 2018” is to be opened in the Turkish capital Ankara on September 13.
The international contest is sponsored by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).
All the winning photographs from “Istanbul Photo Awards 2018” are to be displayed at ATG Shopping Center in the High-Speed Train Station in Ankara.
Damir Sagolj, a Bosnian photojournalist from Reuters, was named this year’s winner with a striking shot of 11-month-old dead Rohingya boy, whose eyes were covered with leaves.
The contest received 37,000 applications from 125 countries and the international jury rewarded 27 photographers from 22 countries in single and story categories of news, sports, portrait, nature & environment and daily life.