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Aesthetics from Africa

  • Prize
    Gold in Advertising/Beauty
  • Photographer
    Frank Zhang
  • Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/frankzhangny/

The world of beauty witnessed the diversity of aesthetics. For a long period, beauty was seen through a Eurocentric lens. Today an African American model and influencer named Sonia Barbie Tucker, initially from Ghana, showed us the aesthetics from Africa.

Frank Zhang is an award-winning photographer, film producer, and entrepreneur based in New York. He directed and shot photos and videos for many international brands and magazines, Such as Tiffany & Co., Fashion Magazine Cosmopolitan, L‘Officiel, Oreo, NBA Arena, and more.

His works have been collected and exhibited by many galleries all over the world, including Vanities Gallery in Paris, Glasgow Gallery of Photography, and artsy.net. In addition, he has won 24+ photography Awards. He obtained his Ph.D. in Physics and is dedicated to photography, optics and cryptocurrency technology.

Awards Selected Awards

July 2022 "Honorable Mention" in IPA One Shot Contest themed "Color"


July 2022 Shortlisted in International Photography Exhibition 164
(Year of 2023) of The Royal Photographic Society, Bristol

Result will be released in October.

July 2022 Top 101 International Portrait Photographs of the Year
2022, New South Wales, Australia

June 2022 Siena Creative Photo Awards 2022, Siena
one “Highly Commended” Awards in Beauty, Siena

May 2022 London Photography Awards, London
One “Gold Winner” in Fashion Photography (professional division)
One “Gold Winner” in Street Photography (professional division)
One “Gold Winner” in Editorial Photography (professional division)

May 2022 MUSE Photography Awards, New York City
One “Platinum Winner” in Editorial Photography - Editorial / Other Category (professional division)
One “Platinum Winner” in Fine Art Photography – Beauty Category (professional division)
One “Silver Winner” in in People Photography – Street Category (professional division)

April 2022 World Masters of Photography Award 2022, Vienna
One “Honorable Mention” award in Fashion Photography
One “2nd place” award in Fashion Editorial Category

April 2022 No.8 Fine Art Photo Awards (FAPA), London
One “3rd place” award in Fashion Editorial Category (professional division)

Dec 2021 2021’s Tokyo International Foto Awards (TIFA), Tokyo
One “Honorable Mention” award in Life Style Category (professional division)
One “Honorable Mention” award in Fashion Editorial Category (professional division)
One “Gold Award” award in Fashion Editorial Category (professional division)

Apr 2020 No.6 Fine Art Photo Awards (FAPA), London
One “Honorable Mention” award in Fashion Editorial Category (professional division)