Portrait of Humanity Vol.6: stunning photos of grief, pride and community

Anumukherjee was blinded and scarred in an acid attack by one of her female friends, who was jealous of her beauty
(Image credit: Portrait of Humanity vol.6 © Erberto Zani)

Photographed in war zones, capital cities and marginalized communities, the winners of the Portrait of Humanity Vol. 6 award have been announced. 

From the British Journal of Photography, the competition winners present “a collection of photographs from all corners of the world that highlight the ubiquitous experiences uniting us during times of division,” according to the press release.

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.