Stunning image of dramatic card game wins world's biggest photo competition

‘Warung Kopi’ by Ariani Dikye – Winner, People category and Overall winner of the CEWE Photo Award 2023
‘Warung Kopi’ by Ariani Dikye – Winner, People category and Overall winner of the CEWE Photo Award 2023 (Image credit: © Ariani Dikye/CEWE Photo Award 2023)

The winners of the world’s largest photography competition, the CEWE Photo Award, were announced at the Photopia festival in Hamburg, Germany, last week. 

Ariani Dikye won the People category and was also crowned overall winner – no mean feat considering that there were a total of 509,612 entries to the competition, celebrating the theme ‘Our world is beautiful’, from across the world. 

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Niall is the editor of Digital Camera Magazine, and has been shooting on interchangeable lens cameras for over 20 years, and on various point-and-shoot models for years before that. 


Working alongside professional photographers for many years as a jobbing journalist gave Niall the curiosity to also start working on the other side of the lens. These days his favored shooting subjects include wildlife, travel and street photography, and he also enjoys dabbling with studio still life. 


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