Conflict photos and devastating wildfires win in the All About Photo Awards 2022

All Photo Awards 2022
Afghanistan’s air force is a rare U.S.-backed success story. It may soon fail. (Image credit: Marcus Yam - All Photo Award 2022)

The All About Photo Awards is a contest that recognizes the best single images from photographers all over the world and this year's winners have just been announced. A total of $10,000 worth of prize money has been awarded to the photographers that stood out most to the judges for their unique perspectives and powerful photos of current issues. 

In first place was the American photojournalist Marcus Yam for his image: Afghanistan’s air force is a rare U.S.- backed success story. It may soon fail. The Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent is no stranger to shooting unrest and conflict, and his photo of a man looking out of a helicopter won him $5,000 cash. 

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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.