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The Appearance of Love in Pictures from BIFA 2021 Winners

February 14, 2022

Enjoy photographs of the BIFA 2021 winners capturing a beautiful feeling of love on Valentine's Day. The images have been selected from different categories both from professional and non-professional artists.

a couple kissing under an arch

Happy Time - Yu-Hsiu Liao

A happy couple is here to promise each other for life in the town's church, which is full of delight.

Gratitude - Alina Ostapenko

Their exchange is magical, full of respect, appreciation, and pure love. Vera is her name. She has five grandchildren and is 86 years old. At the age of four, one of them was abandoned by his mother. He is now thirty-three years old, and he owes his grandma a debt of gratitude for her love, strength, and time spent with him. The entire purpose of this is her name. FAITH. This connection between the younger and older generations and our thankfulness aids people in their daily lives, filling them with meaning and awareness. Instills hope in anything positive.

grandchild holding their grandmother's hand
newlywed in the car in which's window reflection the church can be seen

Reflection - Bence Sári

At an interface between two different media, reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront so that it returns to the medium from which it originated. The reflection of the church on the car window blends in with the image of the newlyweds in this photograph.

The Asian Bride’S Daily Dream - Lee Each

It is uncommon in Taiwan to be able to wear traditional wedding attire or host a wedding in an old-fashioned venue. This photo series depicts many Taiwanese weddings! In tribal cultures, the Qing period, and Japanese structures, were held or photographed. 

taiwanese wedding in a traditional way
newlywed couple at their wedding in Cambodia

The Time of Blessing - Satoshi Takahashi

At a catholic church in Kompong Luong floating village on Tonle Sap lake in Cambodia, a bride and groom of floating peasants execute a wedding ceremony.

In The Rain - Taotzu Chang

Despite the fact that the weather was not as predicted during a pre-wedding event in heavy rain, the two of them were still having a good time. For the photographer, it's crucial to be able to capture feelings in pre-wedding images rather than just focusing on attire and beauty. 

wedding photograpy with a happy couply in the rain
intimate photo of a couple laying in bed on eachother

Us - Rona Bar and Ofek Avshalom

Rona Bar and Ofek Avshalom, photographers, are a married couple who live and work together. They produced a timeless project on intimacy and love by photographing couples at their homes during a moment of temporary difficulty. The images provide a one-of-a-kind and candid look into the universe that the couple has created for themselves. The project's heart is in the genuine and varied forms of real-life relationships.

Primer Atardecer - Enrique Mancera

The couple ultimately got married after postponing it for nearly a year owing to the pandemic. After the wedding ceremony, they are definitely enjoying their first sunset together.

newlywed kissing in the sunset
couple with special needs enjoying eachother's company

Preferred Frames – Oleksandr Rupeta

Oksana and Roman met at the Special Olympics, where they both competed. Their wedding was planned by their parents, and they have been dating for 5 years. They now reside in a country property owned by Oksana's parents in the Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. In modern culture, the series explores the limits of normalcy. The photographer intended to use the series to attempt to bridge the gap between those with disabilities and the general population.

Writing The Vow… - Oleg Zinkovetsky

The bride realized at the last moment before meeting her future spouse that the pledge she had written earlier was too dry and official. As a result, she decided to put everything on hold and compose a fresh one that reflected her true feelings and emotions.

a bride writing her vow before wedding

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