Ciwem environmental photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures
The winner of the 10th annual environmental photographer of the year competition is Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh, from Vietnam, for his poignant image of a young girl and her mother, surrounded by filth, danger and pollution, making their living by collecting waste
Winner of Ciwem environmental photographer of the year 2017: Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh for ‘The hopeful eyes of the girl making a living by rubbish’
Vinh’s winning photo is a poignant image of a child and her mother collecting waste. Vinh said “The child was happy, looking at the dark clouds and chatting to her mother. This was so touching. She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.”
Photograph: Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh/2017 Ciwem environmental photographer of the year
Winner of the Built Environment category: Raju Ghosh with ‘Struggle’
Ghosh’s photograph shows a small boy struggling through an alleyway flooded with monsoon rain in a West Bengal slum. Inadequate infrastructure presents constant challenge for the slum dwellers.
Photograph: Raju Ghosh/2017 Ciwem environmental photographer of the year
Winner of the Mobile Phone category: Lloyd Ericson Castro Rodriguez for ‘After The Monsoon’
Rodriguez’s image shows the disruption caused by the monsoon rains. The young boy pictured is playing on his bicycle in a flood in front of the San Guillermo Parish Church in Bacolor, Pampanga.
Photograph: Lloyd Ericson Castro Rodriguez/2017 Ciwem environmental photographer of the year
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