Photojournalist wins three silver medals hinh anh 1Photojournalist Viet Van (Source:
Hanoi (VNA) – Photojournalist Viet Van from Lao dong (Labour) newspaper has won three silver medals at the Photography of the Year 2019 competition announced by the Australia-based Better Photography Magazine on October 2.

He claimed his prizes in the categories of Emotive Portrait with Thinker, Exotic Travel with Sunny Day, and Energy of Youth.

Thinker has already been awarded India’s certificate of honour and published in the Netherlands’ Getinspired and Italy’s Urban Unveils magazines. It also made the final round of Italy’s Urban Photo Awards.

Sunny Day recently won a gold medal in India, and entered the UK’s Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Environmental Photographer of the Year competition. Energy of Youth entered the final round of the Urban Photo Awards of Italy and joined the Photometria Festival exhibition in Greece.

The Photography of the Year 2019 competition attracted thousands of entries from around the world. The top prize went to Polly Fenton from the UK.

Viet Van has won more than 60 international prizes throughout his career, including eight first prizes in France, the UK, the US and Australia./.