Awards
Juuso Westerlund awarded for multimedia project

Juuso Westerlund awarded for multimedia project

Koura awards are the industries biggest monetary prizes in Finland.
Eivind H. Natvig and Marie Hald exhibit in Viareggio (Lucca)

Eivind H. Natvig and Marie Hald exhibit in Viareggio (Lucca)

As a part of the travelling exhibition of European Photo Exhibition Award – ‘Today I am a human’ and ‘The Girls from Malawa’ will be on display from October 15th until December 11th at the Villa Argentina in Viareggio (Lucca).
Marie Hald nominated for Unicef Photo of The Year 2016

Marie Hald nominated for Unicef Photo of The Year 2016

Marie Hald's project 'The Girls From Malawa' has been nominated for Unicef Photo of the Year. The winners will be announced in Berlin, December 2016.
Two years working grant to Elin Berge

Two years working grant to Elin Berge

Elin Berge has received a two year grant to be able to focus on her personal projects.
Grant for 'Hijabistas' project

Grant for ‘Hijabistas’ project

Elin Berge has received a grant from Helge Ax:son Johnson's Stiftelse to continue working on her project about fashionistas in hijab - hijabistas.
Juuso Westerlund's story awarded

Juuso Westerlund’s story awarded

An assignment that Juuso Westerlund shot for Image-Magazine about the racism in a small town in Finland was awarded as the best story in Finnish magazines of 2015. All hail Juuso!  
Book Award for Southbound

Book Award for Southbound

Knut Egil Wang´s Southbound was awarded silver in the in the photo book/art book category of the contest «Årets vakreste Bøker 2015» (most Beautiful Books of the Year 2015) last Thursday night in Oslo, Norway. The Swedish publisher Gösta Flemming/Journal has designed the book with good help from Johan Lindberg.
ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM WINS AWARDS IN WORLD PRESS AND POYI

ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM WINS AWARDS IN WORLD PRESS AND POYI

Moment photographer Åsa Sjöström was awarded 2nd prize in Daily life singles, in World Press Photo with the picture of the two boys Arthur and Igor. PHOTO BY ÅSA SJÖSTÖM/MOMENT/INSTITUTE http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2015/daily-life/åsa-sjöström?gallery=2900401 She was earlier awarded a third prize in the portrait category at Poyi.org. http://www.poyi.org/72/08/03.php PHOTO BY ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM/MOMENT/INSTITUTE And that same picture was awarded a...
Åsa Sjöström receives honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Åsa Sjöström receives honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year

For the second time Moment photographer Åsa Sjöström has been awarded an honorable mention at Unicef Photo of the Year Award 2014. This year for her work ”Borderland Children”. Thousands of children grow up without their parents in the Moldovan countryside. Some villages have turned into ghost towns and children sing: ”At home in the valley where...
The golden photo vest

The golden photo vest

Every year the students of photojournalism at Mid Sweden University give away the ”golden photo vest” for best role model of the year of swedish photojournalism. It honors someone who they think inspire and are important for the development of swedish photojournalism. This year the honorable golden vest was given to Moment/ Institute photographer Åsa...
Three Awards in Norwegian Picture of the Year

Three Awards in Norwegian Picture of the Year

With an image of Georges St.Pierre fighting Johny Hendricks in a legendary UFC match in Las Vegas last year, Knut Egil Wang was awarded 1st Prize in the Sports Action category in the Norwegian Picture of the Year Awards this weekend. Chris Maluszynski´s images from Rockefeller Road won 2nd Prize in the category for Best...
NORWEGIAN PICTURE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

NORWEGIAN PICTURE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

The Norwegian Press Photographers Association has nominated three Moment photographers for the Picture of the Year Award. The nominees are Eivind H. Natvig, Chris Maluszynski and Knut Egil Wang. The winner will be announced in Oslo on March 21, 2014.
SWEDISH PICTURE OF THE YEAR NOMINATION

SWEDISH PICTURE OF THE YEAR NOMINATION

We are proud to announce that Martin von Krogh is nominated for the Swedish Picture of the Year Award. The winner will be announced during the award days in Sundsvall 7 - 9. March, 2014.
Sjöström is Alba Photographer of the Year

Sjöström is Alba Photographer of the Year

Åsa Sjöström have been selected Photographer of The Year 2014 by the Swedish web based magazine Alba.nu. Recent Photographers has been: 2013 Pieter ten Hoopen  2012 Sanna Sjöswärd 2011 Jens Assur 2010 Tuija Lindström 2009 Lars Tunbjörk 2008 Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin 2007 Anders Petersen
Martin von Krogh nominated to TT:s Stora Fotopris

Martin von Krogh nominated to TT:s Stora Fotopris

TT:s Stora Fotopris is given to the professional photographer who is considered to have captured Swedish society in the best way, either traditionally or originally.
FotoVisura Grant to Andrea Gjestvang

FotoVisura Grant to Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang has won the FotoVisura Grant for outstanding Personal Photography Project with her series “One Day in History”. Fotovisura.com is an international self publishing community & resource center for art & documentary photography. The project is also a library and search engine for editors, curators, collectors and lovers of art and photography.
Andrea Gjestvang wins L'Iris d'Or at Sony world photography awards

Andrea Gjestvang wins L’Iris d’Or at Sony world photography awards

Andrea Gjestvang has won the L’Iris d’Or – the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year . The winning series of images is “One Day in History”, images of survivors of the Massacre at Utøya in 2011. At www.worldphoto.org Chair of the Honorary Jury, Catherine Chermayeff at Magnum Photos says: “As the Jury Chairman I am...
Andrea Gjestvang wins NPPA 1st prize

Andrea Gjestvang wins NPPA 1st prize

Andrea Gjestvang has won NPPA´s 1st Prize in the portrait series category for her portraits from Utøya. See her winning series on NPPA´s website.
Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY - Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY – Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang won the most prestigeous award in the 2012 Norwegian Picture of the Year competition – The Photo of the Year – with her portrait Utøya survivor Ylva Helen Schwenke. Her portrait story of Utøya survivors was also awarded first prize in the portrait story category. Eivind H Nativg won first prize in the...
Danish Picture of the Year winners

Danish Picture of the Year winners

Lærke Posselt won the International documentary of the Year in the Danish Picture of the Year Award with her story “Beautiful child”. Thomas Lekfeldt received an 2nd prize in the category Domestic documentary of the Year. Beautiful child, photo: Lærke Posselt Malene, photo: Thomas Lekfeldt
Finalist Sony World Photography Awards

Finalist Sony World Photography Awards

Andrea Gjestvang is one of three finalists in the People category in this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. The winners will be announced in London on 26 April. The work of all the shortlisted photographers will be exhibited at Somerset House, London, from 26 April – 12 May as part of the 2013 Sony World...
Norwegian Picture of the Year Nominations

Norwegian Picture of the Year Nominations

We are proud to announce that Helge Skodvin, Eivind Natvig and Andrea Gjestvang are nominated for the Norwegian Picture of the Year Award. The winner will be announced in Oslo on March 15, 2013. Photo by The Moment Photobooth Trondheim/MOMENT
Swedish picture of the year nomination

Swedish picture of the year nomination

We are proud to announce that Åsa Sjöström and Martin von Krogh are nominated for the Swedish Picture of the Year Award. The winner will be announced during the award days in Trollhättan 22. – 24. March.
Danish Picture of the Year nomination

Danish Picture of the Year nomination

Moment’s two Danish members, Lærke Posselt and Thomas Lekfeldt, are both nominated for the Danish Picture of the Year Award. The winner will be announced on March 1st. View the nominated photographers here. In 2010, Thomas Lekfeldt won the first prize in the Danish POY with a picture from his long term project A Star...
Three Moment photographers awarded in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Three Moment photographers awarded in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Today the winners of UNICEF’s Photo of the Year Award were announced at a press conference in Berlin. Among the awarded photographers are three members of Moment: Andrea Gjestvang was awarded the third prize for her project One Day in History, about the survivors of the Utøya massacre in Norway, Laerke Posselt was awarded fourth prize...