Photo competition 2012: winners

Global Winner-Markus Haslinger
Winner Europe-Franz Weinhofer
Winner Australia, Oceania, Antarctica-Chris Wilson
Winner Asia-Luca Catalano Gonza
Winner America-Jeff Chamberland
Winner Africa and Middle East-Electrawinds Africa and Indian Ocean Islands

The Judges

The judges for the competition are professional photographers and art directors.

Mark Edwards runs the Hard Rain Project, which supports public exhibitions and other communications that campaign for realistic solutions to the interlinked problems of climate change, poverty, the wasteful use of resources, population expansion, habitat destruction and species loss.  The winning photo of Wind in Mind will be have a permanent place in the online photo archive at

Michal Fattal is a freelance photojournalist, based in Jerusalem, Israel. Her work has been published in media such as New York Times, Time Magazine, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Berliner Zeitung, Profil, Frankfurter Rundschau, Newsweek, La Razon, Herald Tribune, View Magazine, Brigitte, Gurdian and Foreign Policy, among others. Her work can be seen at

Erik Luntang is a photojournalist with Inspririt, based in Belgium. He has more than 20 years of experience working with international news-agencies, newspapers and magazines. Read more about Erik.

Simon Bogle is the Art director of Recharge, the renewable energy newspaper that will print the winning photograph from the competition.