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Vietnamese photographer wins prize at US contest

Update: May, 11/2016 - 11:30
Việt Văn’s award-winning photo "The Breakfast".
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Lao Động (Labour) newspaper reporter Việt Văn won first prize in the food category at the International Color Awards – Los Angeles in the United States for his photo “The Breakfast”.

The contest featured 11,000 entries from 75 countries in numerous categories, including portrait, people, landscapes, architecture and food. 

The photos will be published in The Journal magazine in June and shown in a movie based on the award winners. 

Văn has won 60 international awards in his career, including eight first-place prizes in France, United Kingdom, Australia and the United States. 

He was the only Vietnamese national honoured at the Pollux Annual Awards, conducted by the UK-based Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, on four separate occasions.

In addition, Văn has won the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris” in France for six consecutive years. — VNS

 

 

 

 

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