Px3 has announced the winners of its 2014 Photography Contest. John Rae has won six awards- one Gold, two Silver and three Bronze awards in the Advertising/Annual Report, Advertising/Other, and Portrait/Children Categories. The Gold award went to John’s work in Nicaragua for Accion, a Boston based NGO that promotes financial inclusion. The first Silver award was taken by a series of photographs produced on assignment for Accion in Guatemala. The second Silver went to John’s work from across Africa that was featured in a series of posters for the African Progress Panel. The Bronze awards featured work from South Africa and Zambia produced on assignment for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria. Click here and scroll down to see the series winners.
Photo District News announced the winners of its annual flagship photo contest and John Rae has been named a winner in the Design/Promo Category. The winning series of photographs was created for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria on assignment in Zambia. Maureen, Rachel and Gift lost their parents to AIDS six years ago. Maureen, the oldest, was 16. Since then the children have been forced to fend for themselves. Maureen quit school and found a job to feed the others. Now with support of a GF program the younger kids are going to school. Additional nutritional, medical, and transportation supplements give the kids a fighting chance. The PDN Annual Photo Contest is one of the most prestigious contests in North America. The photographs were chosen from over 20,000 entries from around the world. Click here to see the series winner.