19.03.2014 Photography News No Comments

Chinese amateur wins world's richest photography prize

A Chinese amateur has scooped the world's richest photography award with an image of a makeshift classroom in a poor village in the southeast of his country. Construction entrepreneur Fu Yang Zhou, 54, won the $120,000 top prize in the annual Hamdan International Photography Awards (HIPA) in Dubai. "I took this photograph in the home of the mayor of an extremely poor village in Jiangxi province …