ietnamese photographer tops PSA’s black and white genre

July 12, 2006

Photographer Le Hong Linh stands first in the Photographic Society of America (PSA)’s list in black and white photos with 52 international prizes in 129 accepts.

This was from a PSA Journal issued in May, 2006.

This is the first time since 1975 a Vietnamese ranks first in the list. In top 25 world photographers in black and white genre of PAS, another Vietnamese photographer, Dao Tien Dat stands 14th with 49 accepts.

Since the beginning of the year, Le Hong Linh has won 18 international prizes at four contests held in the US, India and Spain.  His latest prize has been won at the 73rd Wilmington International Photo Contest in the US which attracted 2,728 entries of 432 artists from 33 countries. All his four photos sent to the contest were awarded prizes, including one gold medal for ‘Time No 7’, one silver medal for ‘Mother and Child’, and two certificates of honour for ‘Summer Day’ and ‘Wave’. In addition, Hong Linh also won another two certificates of honour in colour photo.

From 2002- 2004, photographer Le Hong Linh had been ranked continuously among top ten of PAS with year-on-year increased points.

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