Often set on places the subject feel most connected with, like their home or workplace, shooting environmental portraits offers more insight into their lifestyle and personality. Get to know these colorful personalities through these compelling photographs who bagged the top spot of the In Their Element competition.
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
Once a sailor, always a sailor. Here's the man who grew up as a child of the sea---someone who memorized the changing of the seasons to know when to dress up to meet the cold air.
More photos from the submission box:
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Lomographer @aurelio1138 will get a voucher worth 50 EUR for the Lomography online shop while the runners-up will receive 15 piggies each. All winners qualify for the year-end Ten And One - Annual Lomography Photo Awards under the "Human Stories" category.
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