Honorable Mention / 2021 / Portraiture / Personality

Off Stage

  • Photographer
    Jens Juul
  • Studio
    Jens Juul
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The danish actors photographed in this series have been performing since the 1950s.

The world was hit by a pandemic, a virus that was even hitting senior citizens the hardest. The portraits in the series have been created in the homes of the portrayed. I came bringing my equipment which had all just been wiped down with sanitizer, set up the camera and then… left the room! But only in order to direct the model and operate the camera via my mobile phone from a safe distance, be it from the hallway, the garden or from an adjoining living room. Here are the results: Off Stage, corona style.

Awards Winner of BBA Photography Prize 2021
Finalist in the Magnum Photography Awards 2017
Silver in Prix De La Photographie PX3, Paris, in the portraiture category 2017
Winner of the Annual Press Photo, Danish Press Photographers Assiciation, in the open category 2016
3rd prize in Portraits – Hellerau Photography Award 2016
Grand Prize Winner, International Photographer of the Year. IPOTY 2016
Honorable mention, Editorial – IPOTY 2016, in the sport category
Winner of the Magnum Photography Awards 2016, in the portraiture category
2nd prize in the Sony World Photography Awards 2016 in the sport category
Honorable mention, IPA – person category, 2015
3rd prize in the Sony Photography Award 2015, in the portraiture category
Honorable mention, IPA – portraiture category, 2014
Exellence Award, Black & White Portfolio contest 2014
Winner of the Sony World Photography Awards 2013, In the portraiture category
Finalist in KL International Photoawards 2013, in the portraiture category
Portfolio Contest Winner, Black & White 2013
Honorable Mention, IPA . Portraiture category, 2013
4th palce for the Su-ture 1 st Edition by Gomma 2013
Finalist in Renaissance Photography Prize 2013