Incredible portrait photography wins top prize at ZEISS Photography Award 2020

Incredible portrait photography wins top prize at ZEISS Photography Award 2020
(Image credit: KyeongJun Yang, Korea (Republic of), Winner, ZEISS Photography Award)

The World Photography Organization has recently announced the winner and shortlist of the fifth annual ZESS Photography Award. KyeongJun Yang from South Korea grabbed the top spot with his series Metamorphosis, which explores the immigrant experience through both still life and portrait photography. 

This year's brief asked photographers to submit a series of works focused on the theme of discoveries that transform our everyday lives. These could range from personal revelations to scientific and technological breakthroughs or ideas that lead to social change.

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