A father and daughter in awe of a seal win Ribbet photo competition

Ribbet Emerging Photographer Competition.
(Image credit: Mark Coggins)

The popular photo editing app Ribbet has just announced the winners of the 2023 Ribbet Emerging Photographer Competition. The competition is open to amateur and emerging photographers, challenging participants to capture a moment from their lives on the theme "there's nothing quite like this." After careful consideration, the esteemed panel of judges selected three outstanding photographs that best embodied the essence of the theme.

2023 is the debut of the Ribbet Emerging Photographer competition which was open for submissions from  March 6th - April 30th. Among the numerous entries received, the jury had the difficult task of choosing the most exceptional photographs but in the end, Mark Coggins from the USA was awarded first place and a cash prize of $2,000. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.