Winner of the CEWE Photo Award 2023 photo competition
Overall winner & 'People' category winner
Our World is Beautiful – photographer Ariani Dikye from Indonesia has best captured the beauty of our world with this outstanding photo “Warung kopi”. The jury came to a clear conclusion, as this shot shows how joy comes to life when people come together in their community to share the beauty of their world in a moment. The photographer has elicited something very special from the scene and brought the mood of the moment to life through the quality of the photo we see.
CEWE Photo Award jurer Lois Lammerhuber summed up the magic of this photograph: "The photography immerses the viewer within the depicted scene, with the interplay of light adding to the unique ambiance and intensifying the emotional impact. The authenticity of the situation also serves as a significant factor. In an era marked by growing inquiries into what is genuine and what is contrived, we find ourselves squarely amidst the vivid tapestry of life."
With this extraordinary photograph, Ariani Dikye was able to win not only the 'People' category but ultimately also the overall victory.read more