Written by Staff Writer at CNN London, Nick Catlin
The competition for the 2018 History Photographer of the Year is now closed. Entries for the World Photography Organisation annual photography competition 2017/18 will be accepted until 31 December 2019.
Loch Ness Funeral, Ulm, October 12, 2015 Credit: Hannah Bonner
Ten finalists have been announced for the 2017/18 Competition, and they include a photographer working in secret. Other photos are poignant and poignant for different reasons. Above all, the aim is to create something distinctive that shows a particular feature of a past era that might otherwise have gone unnoticed.
Regional finalists will be held in Dublin on Saturday, 6 September, with the overall winner to be announced on Tuesday, 21 September.
Another winner was announced on Monday for the inaugural category dedicated to covering news — Historical News Series of the Year. “Russian Pushkin’s Trial of 1815” by Alexandra Markova brings together 100 photographs of military court proceedings and a parade, from 1815.
Here’s a selection of images the judges considered:
All images are courtesy of the World Photography Organisation.