Episode 5: Photographers from Africa tell the stories behind their award winning Wiki Loves Africa images

Wiki Loves Africa 2021: Meet the winners Getting up-close and personal with the jury and winners of the Wiki Loves Africa 2021 photographic contest. Ceslaused asked them about their photography journey and why and how they decided to contribute to the Wiki Loves Africa 2021 contest.

Panel 1: Two jurors from the 2021 Wiki Loves Africa Int’l jury talk about the winning images, and the place of African photography on global photography stage

  • Nicky Newman (Member Wiki Loves Africa 2021 Int'l Jury) and
  • Wilfredor Rodriguez (Member Wiki Loves Africa 2021 Int'l Jury).

Panel 2: The photographers and winners of the prize categories talk about their photography journeys in Africa, challenges, winnings and prospects.

  • Ewien van Bergeijk-Kwant (1st prize winner), * Ozavogu Abdusalam Khalid (2nd prize contract photographer),
  • Amuzu Joe (3rd prize winner),
  • Kevin Rack (traditional prize winner), and
  • Bouba Kam's (best Video prize winner).

Panel 3: Coordinator of the Special Collection prize winner, and one of the 3 photographers talk about their efforts towards preparing the entries that won the Special Collection prize, the Nos Jardins Initiative and its benefits.

  • Minette Lotsie (special collection prize winner coordinator) and
  • Max MBAKOP (one of the Special collection prize winners photographers).

Links to the news items mentioned can be found here: https://bit.ly/WAHour_News