Wonyoung Choi Wins Gold Prize [Financial News] Sony Korea announced on the 21st that the gold prize of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards, sponsored by Sony and organized by the World Photography Association, went to Wonyoung Choi.
SWPA is a program that selects the best photos from each country every year and supports artists around the world to raise their awareness and gain recognition in the industry. This year, a total of more than 340,000 photos from 211 countries were submitted, and 170,000 photos were submitted in the open category.
A City Among the Clouds by Wonyoung Choi, who won the SWPA 2022 Korea National Awards Gold Medal. Provided by Sony Korea. The gold medal at the 2022 Korea National Awards went to Wonyoung Choi of A City Among the Clouds.
Writer Choi Won-young said, “Many people climb the mountain to see the sunrise with photos taken while climbing Mt. Bukhan, but it is very rare to see the city covered with clouds at the same time as sunrise.” I was able to capture the scene well, and I felt grateful to Mother Nature for changing the monotonous buildings in downtown Seoul into gorgeous ones.”
Fine art landscape photographer Kim Joo-won, who reviewed the award-winning works, said, “Its a beautiful work that reminds me of the movie Laputa in the Sky.” It is beautifully expressed.”
Untitled by Woogeun Choi, who won the SWPA 2022 Korea National Awards Silver Award. Provided by Sony Korea.
Curve and Contrast by Park Jung-woon, who won the SWPA 2022 Korea National Awards Bronze Award. Provided by Sony Korea. The silver prize was awarded to Untitled writer Woo-geun Choi. The bronze was awarded to the artist Jeongwoon Park of Curve and Contrast.
All winners of the Korea National Awards will receive Sonys latest digital imaging device as a prize. △Gold Award Winner, Alpha 7R IV, a full-frame mirrorless camera with 61 million pixels resolution △Silver Award Winner, Alpha 7C, a one-handed compact full-frame camera △Bronze Prize Winner, APS-C type mirrorless camera Alpha 6400, etc.
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