Simon Móricz-Sabján’s coronavirus reports in National Geographic Magazine
Simon Móricz-Sabján photographed the changed everyday life during the so-called first wave (the COVID-19 pandemic in Hungary from March to June), from two point of view. From a subjective perspective, as a father, and as a professional documentary photographer — a selection of these two series was published in the Hungarian National Geographic for a total of 20 pages.
László Végh won the Károly Hemző Award
László Végh, who was the finalist of the award three times (2016, 2017, 2018), stood out from this year’s field with his continuous in-depth work, professional knowledge and truly long-term reports. In his works you can also find emotionally motivated lyrical, dynami and deeply compassionate series that require an extreme amount of professional work. Végh’s kind human character also shines through in his work, in the opinion of the award’s jury.
Róbert László Bácsi became a scholarship holder of the Capa Grand Prix 2021
On the 21st October, the jury of the Capa Grand Prix 2021 selected Róbert László Bácsi’s the project, the “Lost Territories” among the three scholarship recipients.
As a photographer, Róbert László Bácsi has been focusing on the fate of people living in states with limited recognition. Countries that became independent after the break-up of the Soviet Union are not recognized by the leading great powers for different reasons.
“I believe that the disintegration of the Soviet Union, and its circumstances, have been completely forgotten in recent years, but while the world has been dealing with newer conflicts since then, time has stood still in many areas. It involves a lot of lessons and phenomena to understand and to document. That is why I want to continue this work so that I can go through, at least in part, the areas I have not had the opportunity to do so far. ” – Róbert László Bácsi