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2014 Theme: Getting Closer

2014 Theme: Getting Closer

“If your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” This famous quote by Robert Capa, legendary photographer and founder of Magnum, inspired the theme of the 2014 edition of Pride Photo Award.   The theme Getting Closer can be interpreted in many ways, with getting close to the subject of your photographs being one.

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Lets meet up with.. Yuan Yuan

Lets meet up with.. Yuan Yuan

Yuan Yuan studied film and she specializes on conceptual film, which combines filming, photography and contemporary art. After graduation, she got involved with the LGBT movement in China. In recent years she has focused mainly on creating documentaries about HIV-AIDS, fake marriages between lesbian women and gay men, polyamorous relationships and the Chinese SM Queen.

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LET’S MEET UP WITH…STIJN DEKLERCK

LET’S MEET UP WITH…STIJN DEKLERCK

This time, the interview is not with one of the winners but with one of our partner organizations, Queer Comrades, who helped spread the word about the contest in China and helped Chinese photographers who do not speak English to prepare and upload their entry for the contest.   Stijn Deklerck is a member of

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LET’S MEET UP WITH…TATJANA PLITT

LET’S MEET UP WITH…TATJANA PLITT

Tatjana Plitt won the third prize in the 2013 theme category Extremely Normal, with her photo series Gay Warriors. She is an Australian artist and photographer with almost ten years of experience. Her work has been exhibited in Australia, USA, and as of this year in The Netherlands.   Gay Warriors is an audacious series

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LET’S MEET UP WITH…MARTIJN GIJSBERTSEN

LET’S MEET UP WITH…MARTIJN GIJSBERTSEN

Martijn Gijsbertsen received a Special Mention for his black & white photo series ‘Daddy Cool’, portraying gay fathers with on of their children. Martijn is a Dutch photographer from Utrecht, who has a track record with Pride Photo Award. In 2011 he was awarded the Second Prize in the thematic category Straight Back At You

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LET’S MEET UP WITH…CHLOE MEYNIER

LET’S MEET UP WITH…CHLOE MEYNIER

Chloe Meynier won the third prize in the ‘Gender’ category with her photo series Gendernormality. Chloe hails from the United States, but she grew up in France. After getting her undergraduate degree in Physical education, she graduated in Cognitive Psychology and obtained a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience. However, she quit the academic world and dove

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