Dutch Photographer Leanjo de Koster’s “Wall of Shadows” Wins Aachen’s Silver Camera
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AACHEN, Germany, Aug. 24, 2015–Dutch photographer Leanjo de Koster’s photo “Wall of Shadpows” has won the Aachen Silver Camera for best international equestrian sport photo of 2014/15.
The award of €2,500 (US$2,900) for the photo of Dinja van Liere and Capri Sonne Jr. was made during the European Championships.
Second place and $1,000 went to the French photographer Christophe Bricot and the British photographer Peter Nixon was awarded €500 for third place.
The prizes were awarded by Hans Buschmann, Deputy Executive Director of the Rheinische Sparkassen & Giroverband Düsseldorf, and Hans Kauhsen, member of the Advisory Board of the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e. V.
A jury comprised Michael Strauch, photographer; Ludo Philippaerts multi-Olympic jumper rider for Belgium; Andreas Müller, Executive Director, Zeitungsverlag Aachen); Erich Timmermanns, director of Advertising & PR, Sparkasse Aachen and Frank Kemperman, chairman of the ALRV. Photographers from all over the world entered 114 photos for consideration.