Hasselblad Masters is a prestigious and widely acclaimed professional photography competition open to acclaimed professionals as well as budding newcomers. Owning and using a Hasselblad camera is not mandatory to enter the contest, entries from entrants using any brand of camera are accepted.
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The winners of this year’s competition were chosen through a combination of public voting and decisions made by a professional jury selected by Hasselblad Masters, made up of internationally renowned photographers and imaging experts.
At the conclusion of the voting process by the public jury and the grand jury, the 12 winners of each category which were officially announced and titled âHasselblad Mastersâ are:
Air Category – Florian Ledoux from Norway:
Architecture Category – Albrecht Voss from Germany:
Art Category – Gavin Goodman from South Africa
Beauty & Fashion Category – RamÃ³n Vaquero from Spain
Landscape / Nature Category – Honghua Shi from China
Portrait Category – Marek WÃ¼rfl from Slovakia
Product Category – Paul Fuentes from UK
Project // 21 Category – Yihao Wang from China
Street / Urban Category – Nikolay Schegolev of Russia
Wedding Category – Mati Machner from Austria
Wildlife Category – Alice Zilberberg from Israel
Patrimony Category (New) – Marcus MÃ¸ller Bitsch from Denmark and France
Each Hasselblad Masters winner receives a new Hasselblad medium format mirrorless camera to keep. Additionally, the winners will shoot a collaborative project with Hasselblad using their new Hasselblad camera. This project will then be published in the Hasselblad Masters commemorative book as well as digitally on all Hasselblad channels, a spectacular display for the winners.
This year’s competition expanded to 12 categories, to include Heritage, which commemorated 80 years of Hasselblad. The Hasselblad Masters 2021 received a record 63,000 images submitted, double the number of entries in 2018.
To see more images of this year’s winners, as well as work from previously titled “Hasselblad Masters”, check out their image gallery.
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