3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
"Celmantine. The Sapeuse of Brazzaville, Congo"
Celmantine, 52, has been a "Sapeuse (a fashion subculture in Congo) for 36 years. Brazzaville, Congo
Biography: In Jan 2014, Tariq Zaidi gave up a senior corporate position, to follow his dream of becoming one of the world's most respected fine art travel portrait photographers with the aim of capturing the dignity, purity and soul of people, within their environment. More than 50 of his images have already won several major international photography awards. Tariq has held numerous exhibitions, published two books and has completed commissions in Sierra Leone, Cuba, Russia, Cambodia, Uganda, UAE, Japan & Indonesia. He teaches photography at the Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.