Istanbul Photo Awards exhibit goes to Izmir

Winning photographs will be displayed at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport

A gallery exhibition showcasing award-winning photographs from the recent Istanbul Photo Awards organized by Anadolu Agency will open at Izmir’s Adnan Menderes Airport on Tuesday and will remain there until August 25.

The Istanbul Photo Awards was Turkey's first and only news photograph contest held at an international level.

The contest 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.

Later, the photographs will go on display at the Shanghai Center of Photography upon the invitation of one of the jury members, Liu Heung Shing.

Detailed information about the contest is accessible at and websites.

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