Photograph by Giulio Montini

Awards

2015Siena International Photography Awards, 1st place for “Go, my beauty” in the category: Storyboard
2014Freedom to Love photography award, third place for “Behind the Silence”
2014“Wort im Bild” (“words in images”), “Behind the Silence” won at this international photographic competition on the theme of literature
2014n-ost Reportage Prize, “Behind the Silence” is nominated in the category: Photo Reportage
2014Henri Nannen Prize, “Behind the Silence” is nominated in the category: Photo Reportage
2014KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARD, “Behind the Silence” is shortlisted in the category: Documentary
2013UNICEF Photo of the Year 2013, honorable mention for “Behind the Silence”
2012Henri Nannen Prize, “Go, my beauty” is shortlisted in the category: Photo Reportage
2011International Photography Awards, 1st place for “Go, my beauty” in the category: People – Family professional
2011International Photography Awards, honorable mention for my picture of the protest against nuclear waste transport in the category: Special – Night Photography professional
2011Hansel-Mieth Prize 2011, honorable mention for “Go, my beauty”
2010FotoDoks festival for current documentary photography, FotoDoks-Award for “Go, my beauty”
2010PDN Photo Annual, my feature “Uprising” won in the category: Photojournalism
2010International Photography Awards, honorable mention for “Go, my beauty” in the category: Deeper Perspective
2010FreeLens Award for Young Photojournalism, as one of 60 photographers from around the world, I´m nominated for the Award with my story “Go, my beauty”
2010Renaissance Photography Prize, shortlisted in the category Movement with a picture of my feature “Uprising”
2009International Aperture Awards, Silver Award for a picture of my feature “Uprising” in the category: Photojournalism
2009The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA), honorable mention for a picture of my feature “Uprising” in the category: Documentary
2009International Photography Awards (IPA), honorable mention for “Uprising” in the category Editorial – General News professional
2009International Photography Awards (IPA), honorable mention for Woodstock Festival picture in the category People – Lifestyle professional
2009Sony World Photography Awards, 2nd place for “Loveparade” and “Woodstock Festival” in the professional category Music
2009G+J Photo Award, shortlisted in the category National Geographic Deutschland
2008UNICEF Photo of the Year 2008, honorable mention for “Living on wheels”
2008BILLBOARD/ PDN Summer Music Moment, Woodstock Festival picture won in the category: Crowd
2008FotoDoks festival for current documentary photography, honorable mention for “Living on wheels”
2008FreeLens Award for Young Photojournalism, as one of 60 photographers from around the world, I´m nominated for the Award with my story “Living on wheels”
2008Nominated for the 2008 edition of the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass
2007PDN Photo Annual, www.gordonwelters.com received award for web sites
2004Ian Parry Memorial Scholarship, special mention
2004Tom Webster Award for Photojournalism, shortlisted

Scholarships

2010from Stiftung Kulturwerk of VG Bild-Kunst