Jury announced for Istanbul Photo Awards

Jury announced for Istanbul Photo Awards

ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Jury announced for Istanbul Photo Awards

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Members of the jury for the second “Istanbul Photo Awards” were announced on Jan. 19.

Shanghai Center of Photography Director Liu Heung Shing, Getty Images executive Georges De Keerle, Agence France Presse Photo Business Development Director Michel Scotto, as well as Guillaume Herbaut, a World Press Photo prize winner, Anadolu Agency Visual News Editor-in-Chief Ahmet Sel and Photography Editor Firat Yurdakul will return as jury members.

Pulitzer laureate Daniel Berehulak joins this year’s jury as the 2014 winner of the competition’s “Photo of the Year” prize as well as Newsweek magazine Photo Editor James Wellford, French newspaper Le Monde Photography Director Nicolas Jimenez, and Laurent Van der Stockt, who was awarded the Excellence-Journalism Prize from Columbia University.

The jury members will gather in Istanbul in March to announce the winners of Turkey’s only international news and sports photography contest.

The deadline for entries in the Istanbul Photo Awards is Jan. 31.