Announcing the 2018 Contest Winners

It gives us pleasure to reveal the winners of the 2018 Xposure International Photography Contest.  We received entries from 112 countries and our Jury have expressed that the standard has been exceptional. We have published today the identity and images of the shortlisted entries in each category.

The “2018 Overall Winner”, plus “Winner” and “Runner-up” in each category will be announced during the Award Ceremony on 24 November 2108. The Overall Winner plus First and second-placed entrants will receive the invitation to attend the Awards Ceremony and receive their prizes.

Prizes & Benefits
Overall Winner  – $3,000 (USD) / digital imaging equipment / Flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in Sharjah UAE / Included in the Xposure festival exhibition from 21-24 November 2018.

Category Winners – $1,500 (USD) / digital imaging equipment / Flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in Sharjah UAE / Included in the Xposure festival exhibition from 21-24 November 2018.

Category Runner-up – $750 (USD) / Flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in Sharjah UAE / Included in the Xposure festival exhibition from 21-24 November 2018.

Shortlisted – Online Exhibition  / Image displayed during the Xposure Festival from 21-24 November 2018

* Junior Category for under 18 – UAE Residents

A restricted “Junior” category for residents of the United Arab Emirates who are under 18 (Alternative prizes apply – see below)

Junior Category under 18 “Winner” – Photo Equipment, included in the Xposure Festival Exhibition and a family invitation to the Awards Ceremony held on 24 November 2018

Junior Category under 18 “Runner-Up”, included in the Xposure Festival Exhibition and a family invitation to the Awards Ceremony held on 24 November 2018

Placed Entrants Listing in Alphabetical Order

Abdul Gapur Dayak – Indonesia

Ahmed Abdel Hady – Egypt

Ahmed Albairaq – United Arab Emirates

Ahmed Wagih – Egypt

Alamsyah Rauf – Indonesia

Alberto Panizza – Italy

Alexandrino Lei Airosa – China

Ali Alowais – United Arab Emirates

Ali Azizollahi – Iran

Aliyah Anjum – United Arab Emirates

Andi Abdul halil – Indonesia

Antonio Renuncio – Spain

Ayas K – United Arab Emirates

Batool Kifah – United Arab Emirates

Celso II Creer – United Arab Emirates

Debasish Chakraborty – India

Deep Kadam – United Arab Emirates

Francesco Pireddu – Italy

Hardijanto Budiman – Indonesia

Hasan Baglar – Cyprus

Hendy Lie – Borneo

Hind Hamad – United Arab Emirates

Hira Punjabi – India

Hong Ye – China

Huaifeng Li – China

Hussain Juma – United Arab Emirates

Jan Grodza – Czech Republic

Jayseelan Muthukumar – United Arab Emirates

K Asad – Bangladesh

Khaled Alkindi – United Arab Emirates

Leyla Emektar – Turkey

Manaswi Jinadra – United Arab Emirates

Mikhail Vorobyev – Russia

Mohamed Binogad – United Arab Emirates

Mohammad Mohsenifar – Iran

Mohammed Altunaiji – United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Majd – Palestine

Mostafa Ajjawi – United Arab Emirates

Mouhammad Juan Saado – Syria

Myo Thet – Myanmar

Natasha Mandal – India

Negin Homayounpur – Iran

Olga Kuznietsova – Ukraine

Omran Alansari – United Arab Emirates

Patricia Soon – Malaysia

Petar Sabol – Croatia

Piotr Skrzypiec – Slovenia

Raphael Creer – United Arab Emirates

Reem Abdulfattah Quzli – United Arab Emirates

Robin Yong – Austrailia

Rossi Fang – Taiwan

Sajin Sasidharan – United Arab Emirates

Samah AL Khuffash – United Arab Emirates

Sameer Al-Doumy – France

Saud AlSuwaidi – United Arab Emirates

Sebastien Durand – France

Shivani Srikanth – United Arab Emirates

Shoeb Faruquee – Bangladesh

Sujan Sarkar – India

Thi Ha Maung – Myanmar

Vicente Moraga Costoso – Spain

Wael Hammamy – United Arab Emirates

Zohaib Anjum – United Arab Emirates