En Foco/Canson Infinity International Photography Awards Winners Announced

© Mustafah Abdulaziz, Cowboy in Mountains, Patagonia Cowboys series.

Congratulations to the winners of People/Places/Things: an international competition to celebrate En Foco's 35th Anniversary!

The Winners of People/Places/Things are:

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz (Philadelphia, PA) in the People category, with images from his series Patagonia Cowboys. Mustafah is also Of Note Magazine's featured artist this month! Read more.
  • Stella Kalaw (Emeryville, CA) in the Places category, with images from her Cubao series
  • Pato Hebert (Los Angeles, CA) in the Things category, with Trying to Catch Your Breath series

In addition, four honorable mentions were chosen for each of the three categories, awarding a total of 15 photographers. Our Honorable Mention recipients are:




Please join En Foco and Canson Infinity at PDN PhotoExpo (booth #143 and #1148), to meet some of the artists and see their work in person!

About En Foco

En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific.

This year is En Foco's 35th Anniversary, and it has remained a leader in documenting the artistic journeys created by artists often overlooked by the mainstream art world. Through our visual arts programs, including Nueva Luz photographic journal, artists are free to explore or reinvent cultural traditions, challenge preconceived notions, and engage audiences in a manner that honors all.