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Sony World Photography Awards 2009
Dennis Hissink : April 22th 2009 - 00:30 CET
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Sony2009 Sony Photography Awards : The Sony World Photography Awards are a week-long celebration of the photographic culture, history and image organized by Sony on an annual basis. Cannes is famous for the attention given to movies each year, and it is visited by many famous and not so famous stars from across the globe. This year, during the Sony Photography Awards festival, moving & still images succeeded each other rapidly. 8 Dutch people were nominated out of 186 photographers from 43 countries. The professional jury consisting of photographers, representatives of international photo agencies and publishers created this list from 36,546 submissions by professional photographers and 25,370 submissions by amateur photographers.
Sony World Photography Awards 2009

Sony World Photography Awards 2009
Two Dutch amateur photographers and six professionals were nominated, among which was Robin Utrecht, last year's winner in the category; Sports. During a grand gala in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, the winner of the 2009 Sony World Photography Awards was announced: David Zimmerman. Zimmerman, an American photographer, received an Iris d'Or, 25,000 dollars and professional Sony camera equipment from Fuijo Nishida, President of Sony Europe, during the Sony World Photography Award ceremony. The winning amateur photographer receives 5,000 dollars and Sony camera equipment.

David Zimmerman

Photography Awards 2009

Prince's Rainforest Project Award
In addition to the Awards mentioned above, another special Award was handed out this evening; the winner of the Prince's Rainforest Project (PRP) Award. This award is a fully financed project to capture the rain forest of the world. Zelda Cheatle, chairman of the jury in the category 'Fine Art': "It is a rewarding experience to judge the submissions for the Sony World Photography Awards. We were able to judge vastly different work coming from across the globe. Every image, from both amateur as well as from the genuine professional was judged carefully by the world's most renowned critics."

Daniel Beltra

Sony Photography Awards
This year, the Prince's Rainforest Project (PRP) Award was won by Daniel Beltrá, born in Spain and now residing in Seattle. As the winner of the Prince's Rainforest Project and Sony Eco, Daniel will be able to go on a three month journey to capture the world’s rainforests in image. The PRP was set up in October 2007 by HRH the Prince of Wales, as a result of the growing awareness of the need to urgently protect the world’s rainforests, their people, and their resources.

Roderik Henderson

Dutch photographer Roderik Henderson
The Dutch photographer Roderik Henderson won the category 'Fine Art / Portraiture' which also made him a nominee for the grand prize. Unfortunately for Roderik, it turned out to be the American David Zimmerman that was honored with it. Among more than 500 guests, the winner of each individual category was honored and had his/her moment of fame. The Lifetime Achievement Award was won by a French photographer and former President of Magnum Photos; Marc Riboud. Marc Riboud received the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the hands of photographer Elliott Erwitt while the audience rewarded him with a standing ovation.

World Photography Awards 2009

World Photography Awards 2009
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Marc Riboud
Marc Riboud - Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 winner
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