News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID contest. Photos taken between December 2019 and the date of submission of the photo for participation in the contest may be used. For more information check our official website:

Gwang-Hwan Do is another member of the jury team of the News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID contest. He is an Assistant Deputy Managing Editor at Yonhap - a leading South Korean news agency. "Photography is the work of light": that was the phrase that sparked Gwang-Hwan Do’s great interest in the art of photography and drove him to choose it as a career path.

"One day, however, I heard the phrase "Photography is the work of light" and since then, I have been increasingly interested in "the value of every moment to eternity", and I have also noticed the impact of press photographs on society," he said. "In the digital age, it is very widespread for ordinary people to take pictures, post them on SNS, etc. So professional photographers should approach ordinary people and lead the value of photography".

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