Five shocking photographs share $10,000 in AAP annual contest

All About Photo Awards 2021
(Image credit: Joseph-Philippe Bevillard/All About Photo Awards 2021)

The winners of the 6th annual All About Photo Awards have been announced – with the top pictures showing the power for pictures to shock and make a point. From a dead body in a hospital, to an Indian porter carrying an impossibly huge load on his head - the five prize-winning images all have powerful stories to go with their provoking pictures.

The first prize went to British photographer Tom Price, with a shot taken from a project that aimed to show the isolation and the struggle of migrant workers in thought provoking way. He wins a cash prize of $5,000.  

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.