Italian photographer Marika Puicher is the winner of the Pride Photo Award 2015 with a photo from her series ‘Ella (she)’.
This photo shows a happy 11 year old transgender girl playing outside with her brother. The jury selected her image out of more than 3.600 entries by 396 photographers of 60 different nationalities.
1. Stories of Love and Pride – 2015 theme category
First prize: ‘Ella (she) ’ by Marika Puicher, Italia – WINNER OF THE PRIDE PHOTO AWARD 2015
Second prize: ‘Transpose’ by Jean-François Bouchard, Canada
Third prize: ‘Two is one’ by Melody Melamed, USA
First prize: ‘Asylum’ by Eric Gyamfi, Ghanaian
Second prize: ‘Nod. East Of Eden’ by Jörg Meier, Germany
Third prize: ‘A Light Inside’ by Danielle Villasana, USA
4. Single Images
First Prize: ‘Muslim Pride ’ by Mariam Magsi, Pakistani
Second Prize: ‘Keeping Touch’ by José Virgilio , Puerto Rico
Third Prize:’Family time’ by Vincent Gouriou, France
‘Replace she with he’ by Suzanne Reitsma, Netherlands