IFPC 2022 winners International Filter Photo Contest 2022 winners announcement

Jan 25, 2023

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. would like to thank you all for the tremendous response to the International Filter Photo Contest 2022 (held 22, August to 31,October 2022). We received many works from all over the world and after careful consideration have selected 38 entries for prizes that we would like to announce.

We hope that these selected amazing works will become a source of inspiration and allow you to realize the artistic power of photographic filters in a new light.

The winners of the International Filter Photo Contest 2022 are announced here.

The International Filter Photo Contest 2022 hosting company: Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd.

Sponsored by: Cokin, Format Hitech, HOYA, Kenko.

The winners' works of the International Filter Photo Contest 2022 will be exhibited from February 1 until February 13, 2023 at Kenko Tokina Gallery.

Gallery address: KT Nakano Building 5-68-10, Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8616 Japan

Exhibition hours: 11:00 -19:00

Off day: every week Tuesday

Grand prize

Zhang Haifan | Taken in 2019 at Hubei Juyan Wudang Mountain, Hubei, China | China

Jury special prize / Judge: Christophe Anagnostopoulos (Europe)

Yasuhiro Tsukamoto | After the rain, I followed the plane from behind. As it flew into the air, it seemed to be leaving directly for another galaxy | Japan

Jury special prize / Judge: Daisuke Kumakiri (Japan)

Seonghun Choi | Seoul Fashion Week & 2023 Spring Summer in DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) | South Korea

Jury special prize / Judge: Stan Moniz (USA)

Zheng Yi | This piece will be the last of my four years of junior high school. 'I finally gave my youth back to her. With midsummer bursting through my fingers, everything that moved my heart has gone with the wind | China

Jury special prize / Judge: Tatsuo Hata (Japan)

Liu Yanghe | On the night of Gemini's maximum, I waited overnight in the cold mountains of Nara and was able to capture a great Mars meteor. I used Kenko's MC PRO SOFTON (A)  to highlight Orion. The stars in the sky are beautiful, of course, but I also thought the colorful shadows on the car body were nice. | Japan

Jury special prize / Judge: Guo Runzi (China)

Stanley Seagren Bernardo | This image was taken during our family trip in Stilts Caltagan Batangas,Philippines last July 2022. The weather was alright, it was 9AM in the morning so the sun was stillnot that bright during that time the light was just perfect. The Filter I used was a +10ND square filter, as well as a CPL square filter, and shot in 212secs on a tripod. | Philippines

Kenko Tokina special prize

Toru Tsukahara | I took this photo from the Yurakucho Kotsu Kaikan during a sunny daytime. It was difficult to match the slow shutter speed as the train was just leaving Tokyo Station before it started running at high speed. The color of the signboard in the background was used effectively | Japan

KT special prize of the 65s anniversary

Shuzo Suehiro | In October, a cosmos field called the

Follow the link to access complete results and enjoy all the winners' works.

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