Istanbul Photo Awards exhibit goes to Antalya

Winning photographs in Turkey's first international news photocontest will be displayed at Antalya Airport

A gallery exhibition showcasing award-winning photographs from the recent Istanbul Photo Awards organized by Anadolu Agency will open at Antalya Airport on Thursday through September 10.

Antalya is among the Mediterranean's major tourism destinations.

The Istanbul Photo Awards was Turkey's first and only news photograph contest held at an international level. It received approximately 12,000 applications from 104 countries. 

Winning photographs covered different aspects of global news events such as the civil war in Syria, the Ebola outbreak in Africa, the Ukraine conflict, political crises and natural disasters around the world.

Daniel Berehulak's photograph from Liberia about the Ebola epidemic was named Photo of the Year.

The photographs were displayed at the Shanghai Center of Photography upon the invitation of one of the jury members, Liu Heung Shing, and at Izmir’s Adnan Menderes Airport. 

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