The jury said: “The idea and execution tells a story, creates an abstraction and generates a modern view of youth. This series is totally out there but even if you remove the people in the photos you still have beautiful landscape images.”
Carsten Snejbjerg, Photo Journalist
Carsten entered the Danish School of Journalism in 2000 and now works freelance for various magazines and newspapers. His images have been published in Vanity Fair, Le Monde, National Geographic, Der Spiegel etc. He has won numerous awards and also teaches at the Danish School of Journalism.
Søren Solkjær Starbird, Photographer
Based between Copenhagen and London Søren has shot tons of musicians like Metallica, Led Zeppelin, The White Stripes and many more. Alongside his commercial successes Søren has continued to concentrate on the artistic side of his photography which has lead to solo exhibitions all over the world.
Thomas Borberg, Photo Editor, Politiken
Thomas has been working in the field as a photo journalist for many years, but in 2009 he became head of the photo department of the big Danish newspaper, Politiken, which is known for world class design and photography.
Julie Navne Klitbo, Director, BLINK
Julie has many years of experience with Danish photographers, nationally and internationally. She is the managing director of the photo agency BLINK Production and in 2010 she founded the Copenhagen Photo Festival with the ambition to present a wide range of contemporary photography.
Henrik Bülow, Photographer
The Danish fashion photographer Henrik Bülow has an impressive portfolio of work with an international perspective. Henrik has been involved in several charity projects and has a great passion creating photo books about his meetings with different people and cultures.
Helle Moos, Photographer
Helle Moos has been a freelance photographer for 20 years – most of the time spent in Paris. She shoots fashion shows around the world and in Copenhagen, where she works for many of the greatest Danish designers. Her talent for portrait photography, has lead to photos of several ministers and top executives.