“White and Colorful” by Mohammadreza Masumi wins Greenstorm International Photography Award

Stella McDaniel

TEHRAN – “White and Colorful” by Iranian photographer Mohammadreza Masumi has won the 13th version of the Greenstorm International Images Award, the organizers introduced last week.

The award is organized in collaboration with the Greenstorm Basis in Koch, India every single calendar year with the United Nations Surroundings Software (UNEP).

The theme for this year’s contest was “Restore Green Lineage” primarily based on the UNEP concept for 2021 Environment Surroundings Working day — Ecosystem Restoration.

“White and Colorful” was selected as the winner by means of a community poll, in which hundreds of images fans and laypeople from all above the environment participated.

“Masumi’s profitable entry depicts a breathtaking sight of a gentleman-built forest in Iran spreading via the region of Khalkhal. It displays a extraordinary human endeavor to restore the harmony of nature by revitalizing the setting,” Greenstorm Basis mentioned in a press release.

The image has formerly gained the gold medal of the Intercontinental Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) at the 2nd Issyk-Kul International Exhibition of Photography in Kyrgyzstan.

The Greenstorm Basis also announced Jophel Botero Ybiosa from the Philippines as the 1st runner-up, though Hadi Dehqanpur, also from Iran, was preferred as the 2nd runner-up for the award.

Speaking for the duration of the award ceremony, former worldwide diplomat and MP from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Shashi Tharoor said that environmental degradation impacts everybody regardless of their political or ideological affiliations.

“They have cross-sectoral implications, general public wellbeing proportions, affect on the economy and the workforce of today’s India. Fixing this disaster could nicely confirm to be the single most significant moonshot of our generation,” he famous.

Twenty-five pictures curated by an eminent jury comprising jury chair Prathap Suthan from New Delhi, Mumbai-primarily based wildlife photographer Aishwarya Sridhar and landscape architect Michael Small from Bengaluru have been competing for the awards.

The photographs have been selected from 3,519 submissions by photographers from 42 nations around the world, like the U.S., England, Canada, Algeria, Brazil, Iran, Malaysia, South Korea, Morocco and Vietnam.

Greenstorm Foundation is a not-for-gain public have faith in shaped to effect acceptable behavioral modifications among individuals by the electrical power of creativeness.

Image: “White and Colorful” by photographer Mohammadreza Masumi won the 13th version of the Greenstorm Worldwide Images Award in Kochi, India.

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