Lens Culture is pleased to present this year's winning photographs from thecompetition. The photo, Rainbowland, New Mexico, by Canadian photographer Kitra Cahana, won 1st prize for Arts and Entertainment Stories. Most of the other winners focus on areas of conflict. All of the photos are remarkable this year.
With their evocative multimedia depiction of the war-torn, recovering-yet-splintered capital of Chechnya,, Maria Morina, and Oksana Yushko captured top honors in the 2011 LensCulture Exposure Awards with Grozny: Nine Cities.
A photojournalism-centric festival in France that exhibits great work from around the world while continuing to explore new business models for a struggling field.
Group exhibitions celebrating the hidden treasures produced by anonymous or amateur photographers—unassuming images that offer a fresh, intimate way of seeing the world.