Explorer Photographer Receives International Awards

Published November 3rd, 2009 - 09:37 GMT

Victor Romero, Explorer Publishing’s leading photographer, has received four globally recognised awards for his exceptional work in the region – Winning awards at PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, International Photography Awards (IPA) and LUX National Professional Photography Awards held in Barcelona for 2009.

Selected from thousands of photography entrants from over 85 countries, Victor Romero received first place at PX3 Prix de la Photographie for his photographic work on Explorer Publishing’s Posh Nosh, Cheap Eats and Star Bars.  Romero also received an Honorable Mention at the International Photography Awards (IPA) for the same project.

Victor Romero, Photographer, comments: “It was a real honour to receive these prestigious awards.  As a photographer, I receive instant gratification for my images and to win awards for them is even better. I work with a great publisher – Explorer, and fantastic clients and I look forward to continuing to expand my portfolio and hopefully winning more awards in the future.”

Pamela Grist, Photography Director, Explorer Publishing, added: “Victor is our leading photographer and we are extremely proud to have him working with us on our creative projects both locally and internationally.  We were not at all surprised that he took home numerous awards as his quality of work speaks for itself.

Continued: “Of course we were excited that our restaurant guide, Posh Nosh, Cheap Eats and Star Bars was selected for first prize at PX3 Prix de la Paris from Victor’s extensive portfolio. “

This year alone, Victor has been involved in several projects including a branding campaign for Emirates Airlines and Fly Dubai, photographing the La Cigale Hotel in Qatar and the newly opened Traders Hotel in Abu Dhabi. He was commissioned by the Abu Dhabi Cultural & Heritage Authority for a book project on the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, as well as by Emaar for their Cityscape project on the Old Town and Burj Dubai development.

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