In April, the state prize for professional photographers in Upper Austria was awarded and I am very pleased to have reached first place in the category Portrait.
First Place in category „Portrait“
For the Picture titled „Freedom“
The Federal Prize for Professional Photography is awarded by the Federal Guild every two years. On April 9, all nominated professional photographers were invited to the awards ceremony in Linz. The national award of professional photographers comprises of 11 categories. The entry „Freedom“ by Ness Rubey was awarded first place in the Portrait category. For all first place victors, it’s time to keep your fingers crossed. In June, they move on to the federal price. This will be awarded in early june in Baden near Vienna.