As you probably know, the Hasselblad Masters Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the industry, has made a reputation over the years by celebrating the best in both established and rising photographic talent. The Masters Awards are given in recognition of a photographer’s contribution to the art of photography and are judged on overall photographic ability, encompassing creativity, composition, conceptual strength, and technical skill. Hasselblad has awarded twelve separate Masters Awards each year, with an annual calendar presented featuring the winners’ work. Past Masters have included both renowned artists of international standing e.g. Albert Watson, Anton Corbijn or Patrick Demarchelier.