The photo competition "Live and take pictures in times of Corona" met with visitors to the Photo Münsingen virtuell to widespread interest. 308 photos were submitted. Now the challenge lies with the jury to choose the 20 best photos and from these three winners.
The Photo Münsingen has put together a top-class jury. Adrian Moser is chief photographer and image editor of the newspaper «Der Bund». This year he won first prize in the Swiss Press Photo Award, Category everyday, won. At the Photo Münsingen In 2019 he made an interesting series Press photos on the Schlossgutplatz.
The freelance photographer Jürg Ramseier lives in Münsingen and presented at the Photo Münsingen 2019 pictures from his book «Mein Münsingen» in the castle. The book is a lovingly critical look at the emerging community of Photo Münsingen between village and agglomeration. In 2017 he had a well-noticed exhibition in the Kornhausforum Bern about his life's work «Under my skin».
Christoph Ruckstuhl is head of the team of photographers at Neuen Zürcher Zeitung NZZ. He has won several prizes and awards in the Swiss Press Award won. In the NZZ am Sonntag he has the series with three NZZ photographers "Four photographers, four perspectives" published with personal photo series of the Corona crisis.
The three jurors will now - as is common in Corona times - conduct the jury in a video conference and select the best 20 pictures. These photos are on the website of the Photo Münsingen virtuell published and at the Photo Münsingen Issued in 2021 from May 13-16, 2021.
The first three are rewarded with great prizes in the form of vouchers from bookfactory, Mönchaltorf, a main sponsor of Photo Münsingen.
Cover picture: Walter Winkler, at the hairdresser