The Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award, named for a photographer killed in Libya, is given to photographers who not only make strong images but commit to their subjects and colleagues.
Tomás Munita has won the second annual Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award, and Bryan Denton was named a finalist. The award is a memorial to Chris Hondros, who was killed two years ago while photographing in Misurata, Libya.
The environmental photo award Syngenta just announced the winners of their second photo competition titled “Scarcity-Waste.” Mustafah Abdulaziz won first place in the Professional Competition for his ongoing “Water” series that tracks water issues around the globe. Abdulaziz will take home $15,000 USD plus a $25,000 USD commission for the winning work. Benedikt Partenheimer was named the first place winner of the Open Competition for an image made in Shanghai, China, documenting particle pollution. Partenheimer will take home a $5,000 USD prize.