Hasselblad Masters
Award 2018

Winners 2018

Every Hasselblad Masters award winner will obtain the title of ‘Hasselblad Master’. 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.

Winners will receive their awards, medium format cameras, and trophies at a special Photokina 2018 ceremony in Cologne, Germany this September.

Aerial Category Winner

Jorge de la Torriente

Miami, USA

Architecture Category Winner

Kamilla Hanapova

St. Petersburg, 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

Wedding category winner

Victor Hamke

Leipzig, Germany

Wildlife category winner

Karim Iliya

Haiku, USA

Project//21 category winner

Nabil Rosman

Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Street / Urban category winner

Ben Thomas

Kyneton, Australia

The Hasselblad Masters 2018 Jury

Made up of past Masters winners, experienced photographers and members of the photographic press, the Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018 jury members were:

Masters Jury member and professional photographer Tom Oldham said

“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.”

About Hasselblad Masters 2018

The Hasselblad Masters is a biannual and one of the world’s most prestigious professional photographic competitions and gives acclaimed professionals, as well as aspiring newcomers, the chance to make their mark in the world of photography.

Photographers around the world were invited to submit three images that best demonstrate their photographic ability for the chance to be named a Hasselblad Master. The Hasselblad Masters 2018 competition featured 11 categories and received a record breaking 31,500 entries. The number of participating photographers has seen an increase of 175% this year compared to the Hasselblad Masters 2016.

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