2022 UK-China International Photography Competition

This is a virtual gallery dedicated to our 2022 finalists and winners.

The theme of the 2022 UK-China International Photography Competition was 'The Feeling of Home’ (家), with the contest running from March to May 2022. The top 30 finalist and winning photos were shortlisted out of hundreds of submissions received from China and the UK.

These were also publicly exhibited for a month in a bilingual gallery based at Alliance Manchester Business School. The exhibition launch and awards ceremony was held there on Monday, 30 May 2022.

Winners

Best photo taken in China: Weiyuan Tong

The child is busy breastfeeding, whilst the mother is not wasting any time to fill her hungry mouth either. The mother and son are busy together.

'Busy Two Sides 两头忙'

 The child is busy breastfeeding, whilst the mother is not wasting any time filling her hungry mouth either. The mother and son are busy together.

孩子在吃奶,妈妈也没闲着往嘴里吃饭,母子上下一起忙。


Best photo taken in the UK: A New Definition of Home 家的新定义

Celebrating my first Christmas in Manchester with my best friend. She made me feel at home in this new, alien city.

'A New Definition of Home (家的新定义)'

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Winning UK-based submission taken by Abigel Vizi.

Celebrating my first Christmas in Manchester with my best friend. She made me feel at home in this new, alien city.

在曼彻斯特和我最好的朋友庆祝第一个圣诞节。她让我在这个崭新的、陌生的城市中有家的感觉。

UK-based winner, Abigel Vizi


People's choice award: The Older Couple 老来夫妻

In a small mountain village in Shanxi Province, China, an elderly couple rely on each other to live an ordinary yet happy life into their twilight years.

'The Older Couple 老来夫妻'

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The People's Choice Award winning submission was taken by Shuyun Wang (王淑云).

In a small mountain village in Shanxi Province, China, an elderly couple rely on each other to live an ordinary yet happy life into their twilight years.

中国的山西省黎城县的一个小山村里,一对老年夫妇互为依靠,过着平淡而幸福的晚年。