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CWA Picture of the Yr Competitors 2022 – Winners Introduced


We have now had an exquisite collection of entries for this 12 months’s photograph competitors, with archaeological photos which have taken us all around the globe. Travelling from well-known heritage websites to unknown native monuments, and from the mountains and deserts to below the ocean, the images submitted for this 12 months’s competitors have mirrored the various alternative ways we encounter the previous. The competitors was judged by archaeological photographer Adam Stanford, of SUMO Aerial-Cam, who forged his skilled eye over the entries, and offered the winners in a video through the Present Archaeology on-line convention and awards ceremony.

This 12 months’s total winner is Martin Broen’s image, titled ‘The Vase within the Flooded Cave’, depicting a diver exploring the archaeology of an underwater cave within the Sac Actun cave system, within the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. Adam commented on his alternative for CWA Picture of the Yr 2022, ‘This superb image encompasses a flooded collapse Mexico and a diver illuminating a pot, showing to be suspended in mid-air, however after all he’s floating within the water that floods the cave.’

The three runners-up are offered under in alphabetical order.

First is Ahmed Samy Kassem’s photograph, ‘The Center Pyramid in Giza’, which Adam described as ‘a really properly timed {photograph} with two carts heading into the view of the pyramid, virtually showing as in the event that they’re going to crash into one another, however a really properly timed shot.’

Aung Chan Thar’s photograph, ‘Morning in Bagan’, was one other of the images chosen by Adam. He known as it ‘a extremely properly composed {photograph}, with the monks lining up and a few folks taking some alms within the morning, very properly lit.’

The ultimate runner-up is Mehmet Yilmaz’s photograph of the Agora at İzmir, in Turkey. Our decide remarked, ‘it is a very fascinating {photograph} in that it’s a little bit of an phantasm, as a result of it’s from the agora in İzmir and… it exhibits the pillars and the monument there, the stays of the structure, however it’s all mirrored in water and so in precise reality, the image is the other way up, however once you flip it round all of it seems to be in the correct place.’

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to all who entered; we’ve cherished seeing your work.

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