MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Astapkovich won with a series of photos entitled ‘Zero Gravity’, that was created at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Glasgow.
In this series of photographs Vladimir presents gymnastics as a space in which all the laws of physics and gravity are violated. He shows how athletes from around the world compete with each other and with themselves as if they are hovering in weightlessness.
"Getting the recognition of the jury in the competition is always a pleasant surprise, especially in such a prestigious photo contest. In this series of pictures I wanted to show the beauty of the sport and the fact that athletes sometimes even overcome the laws of gravity for the best results. Looking at it, you sometimes cease to believe your eyes." Vladimir Astapkovich said.International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The mission of the photo contest is to salute the achievements of the world’s finest photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of photography.
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