Africa Photo Awards winners officially announced - and they're amazing!

Africa Photo Awards winners officially announced - and they're amazing!
(Image credit: Elize Labuschagne)

The winners of the inaugural Africa Photo Awards were announced last night, including nine category winners and one overall winner that took home the top prizes of an all-expenses paid trip to Photokina 2020 in Cologne, Germany and a Fujifilm X-H with battery grip and lens. 

The Africa Photo Awards is a non-profit competition that's designed to showcase the best photography from the continent. Sponsored by Fujifilm South Africa and QPhoto ProLab, the spirit of the competition was centered around collaboration and community building to produce a unique collection of African photography by African photographers. 

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.