ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS AND FINALISTS OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THE COLOR PRIZES 2017

In this first edition of the 2017 Color Photography Awards a prestigious international jury made up of renowned photographer Flora Borsi, Jay Davies of Getty Images, Ori Guttin, Co-founder and director of Viewbug, the director of Kuala Lumpur Photography Awards, Steven Lee, The Artistic director of Unseen Amsterdam, Emilia Van Linden, Ted Vancleave of the Image Rights Intl. in Boston, the director of Photolux Festival, Enrico Stefanelli and Gurdas Dua, member of HIPA Jury and Sony Ambassador.

Anatomy of a photograph by Annick Donkers

I wanted to include a series of portraits showing the wrestlers after the match with all the marks left and blood due to injuries during the match. This particular picture was taken when on tour at the Arena in Queretaro. In the picture is Mexican wrestler Sharlie Rockstar.