The best Belgian photo at the World Photo Cup was taken by Brecht photographer Sven von Roy. Elections were held Monday night in the United States. His photo is also in the top ten in the business category. The winner will be announced on March 28 in Rome.
The Brecht photographer is part of Belgium 2022 for this prestigious photo contest. There are six categories. Each country can participate in the World Photography Cup with a total of eighteen photos.
In Van Roy’s photos, the car is the fashion model in the cinema setting. The techniques he uses are created by him, and therefore completely new. This clearly did not escape the attention of the international arbitral tribunal.
With his photo Spiral Brecht won the Photographer of the Year award. He completely immersed himself. “I didn’t see it coming.” Last year he participated in this World Cup for Photographers for the first time with two photos. Black bullet Inside Thunderbird. They were immediately elected to represent our country. “I do not expect that recognition. I expected to be re-elected this year, but the prize for the best countries is unrealistic.
The first ten
Last year’s selection already prompted Sven Van Roe to continue on this chosen path. “This success is another surefire way to continue this and develop new projects,” he admits.
From the photo Spiral Selected in the top ten photos worldwide in the business category. With this, the Belgian team has a chance to win the World Photo Cup. “An international panel of judges determines the top ten best photographs. The country with the most medals wins the top three,” explains Van Roy.