Monday, 27 January 2014 - 10:57
Njiokiktjien wins Silver Camera award for Mandela photo
Photographer Ilvy Njiokiktjien won the Silver Camera 2013 award for her photo taken at the funeral of Nelson Mandela. Winner of the Silver Camera 2013 by Ilvy Njiokiktjien / Zilverencamera.nl This winning photo was taken on Dec. 12 in South Africa. This is for the first in 65 years that a female photographer won the Silver Camera award. In 2008, Njiokiktjien won a prize for young photographic talent. She was appointed Fotograaf des Vaderlands in 2013. Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen won the Canon Prize for innovative photojournalism. They made The Sochi Project, a photo series about the controversial Olympic Games in Russia, the AD.nl reported.