Direct Look photocontest/20 winners announced!'


The jury committee chose the winners

Direct Look photocontest/20 winners announced!


The Problem

I place Mary Gelman (Russia) - No shame

II place Sviatlana Stankevich (Belarus) - Liquidation

III place Alessio Paduano (Italy) - Coronavirus pandemic in Italy


The Conflict

I place Nicolo Filippo Rosso (Italy) - Exodus

II place Monseh Kaboli (Iran) - Surrogate mother

III place Stanislava Novgorodtseva (Russia) - The Island of Crimea


The Compromise

I place Ksenia Ivanova (Russia) - Dr. Pavlenko

II place Jesper Houborg (Denmark) - We Are Still Here

III place Alexey Vasilyev (Russia) - Sakhawood


The exhibition will be held at Sakharov center in Moscow. 

Opening ceremony and winners awarding will be organised in November, stay tuned!

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Prize money changes


Call for entries /21

FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at Sakharov center is pleased to announce our seventh annual international Direct Look photo contest.



Shortlisted projects of the international photocontest Direct look 2020 are announced