PixPalace is proud to present the 3 winners of the first edition of the Prix Photo AFD – Reporters du développement 2012 “ Of cities and men “
The award ceremony took place on 11 December 2012 at the Maison européenne de la Photographie in Paris in the presence of Dov Zerah, General Director of AFD, Alain Mingam, President of the Jury, and all members of the selection panel.
The Canon Prize – AFD Best Webdocumentary was awarded to “ Envaders, be welcome” by Laurent Weyl with a text by Donatien Garnier and editing by Antoine Ungar ( Prize: Cannon EOS 5RD Mark III with EF 24-105 mm f/4L IS USM zoom, value 6 000 euros ).
Patrick Willocq received the AFD Best Photo Reportage Prize for his work “ On the road from Bikoro to Bokonda “ ( Prize: 7 000 euros plus the purchase of a print of a value up to 4 000 euros by the AFD collection )
The Polka AFD Best Photo Reportage Project was awarded to Alain Buu for his project “Overpopulation and shortage of water in India “. An 18 000 euros grant will allow the production of his project that will then be published in Polka magazine and the subject of an exhibition. A print of a value up to 4 000 euros will also be purchased for the AFD collection.