Vietnamese photographer wins prize at US photo contest hinh anh 1​Viet Van's award-winning photo (Source:

Hanoi (VNA) – Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper reporter Viet Van won first prize in the International Color Awards – Los Angeles in the US for his photo entitled “The Breakfast” in the food category.

The contest featured 11,000 entries from 75 countries in numerous categories, including portrait, people, landscapes, architecture and food.

The photos will be published on The Journal magazine in June, and shown in the winner-movie, which shows the award winners.

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

He was the only Vietnamese national who was honoured at the Pollux Annual Award under the UK-based Worldwide Photography Gala Awards on four separate occasions.

In addition to these titles, he won the "Prix de la Photographie, Paris" award in France for six consecutive years.-VNA