Special mention for Disputed Waters at Canon Prize for innovative journalism

Disputed Waters got a special recommendation from the Jury of The Canon Prize for innovative Journalism, (part of ‘the Silver Camera’ contest, the Dutch equivalent of World Press Photo).


…naar het idee van de jury wel voorbeelden van projecten die laten zien wat er mogelijk is als  fotografie, bewegend beeld en geschreven woorden een pact vormen.

De jury hecht aan een speciale vermelding voor DISPUTED WATERS van Ronald de Hommel, Johannes Abeling en Célia Pernot…

In English:

…According to the jury an example of what is possible when photography, moving images and words form a pact together. The jury emphasizes a special mention to DISPUTED WATERS of Ronald de Hommel, Johannes Abeling and Célia Pernot…

Check it for yourself at: http://projectnet.flink.nl/zc-download/persmap/Juryrapport_Canon_Prijs_2011.pdf or: http://www.zilverencamera.nl/dynamics/modules/SPUB0102/view.php?pub_Id=187&att_Id=1031 (both in Dutch).

Last year Ronald and Johannes won a prize in the Zilveren Camera Photo Contest with a series of Colorado Aerial photos.

Only the names of the photographers are mentioned because it’s a photographer’s prize. But the honor goes to all the makers of Disputed Waters!



Published by Ronald de Hommel

Ronald de Hommel is a Dutch freelance photojournalist based in Paris, France. He specialises in global social subjects relating to environment, development aid and conflict. He is one of the initiators of Disputed Waters. He works for a wide variety of Dutch and international publications and NGO’s. His work is represented by ANP Photo (Netherlands), Babel-Photo (France, Lightmediation (France) and Nazca Pictures (Italy). Website: www.ronalddehommel.com

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