HIPA Unveils Recipients of Special Recognition Awards
Every year, the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) bestows its special recognition awards to the most deserving people from the photographic industry. Now in its fourth season, HIPA is bestowing Brazilian master photographer and conservationist Sebastião Salgado with the Photography Appreciation Award, for his for his services and long standing commitment to enhancing the art of photography. Also, Scott Kelby, renowned American photographer and author, will be receiving the Photography Research/Report award for his insightful and popular The Digital Photography Book series.
The awards will be given away at a grand ceremony on 16 March 2015, at the Dubai International Financial Center. Along side this, HIPA will also be announcing the winners of their Life in Colour themed contest, wherein the grand prize winner will stand a chance of winning USD 120,000 (approx. Rs. 75,00,900).Tags: photography, Dubai, HIPA, Life in Colour, Special Recognition Award, Sebastião Salgado, Scott Kelby, Author, The Photography Digital Book, Prize