The New York Photo Award winners will be honored tonight at the New York Photo Awards Bash in Brooklyn, as part of the New York Photo Festival going on now through Sunday. But the winners in the 12 categories went on display at the PowerHouse Arena today; you can also see a sneak peek which includes the two honorable mention winners in each category online now. (Yet to be revealed: The winner of the $5,000 Jury’s Choice Prize.)
The following winners will receive Ricoh cameras and be exhibited through the end of the New York Photo Festival on May 15.
Editorial – Single Image
Advertising – Single Image
Fine Art – Single Image
Editorial – Image Series
Marcus Koppen – The Girl’s Got Balls!
Advertising – Image Series
Fine Art – Image Series
Edmund Clark – If the Light Goes Out
Student Editorial – Single Image
Eric Johnson – Principal
Student Fine Art – Single Image
Student Social Documentary – Essay
Eliane Beeson & Francois Vaxelaire
Student Fine Art – Image Series
Student Photographic Book
Tickets for the awards ceremony, to be held from 8 to 10pm at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, are available through the New York Photo Festival web site or at the Festival storefront at 1 Main Street in Brooklyn.
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