Sharjah: Exceptional works of photographers and filmmakers in the 7th edition of Xposure International Photography & Film Awards were honoured by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, during a special ceremony held on Saturday, February 11, at the Expo Centre Sharjah.
The ceremony took place in the presence of Tariq Saeed Allay, Director General of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, and Alya Al Suwaidi, Director of SGMB. Winners and runner-ups were presented their awards in 10 diverse categories, as well as an overall winner. The world-renowned picture editor, Ray Wells, known for his exceptional eye for visual storytelling and experience in the selection of images that capture the essence of the moment, delivered feedback and remarks.
The grand prize was won by Marco Daniele Calandra of Sweden for his drone shot, “The Titan”, which showcased his unique perspective, technical mastery, and creative vision. The Xposure 2023 Photography & Film Awards have now come to a close and Calandra has earned the respect and admiration of photographers and audiences alike.