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Silver 2021 Events / Sport

180 Beats Per Minute

  • Photographer
    Ivaylo Yorgov
  • Prize
    Silver in Events / Sport

‘180 beats per minute’ celebrates the determination of the millions of runners around the globe who push through sweat and tears to achieve their goals. There is a myriad of different reasons for amateur runners to put on their shoes and hit the road every day. Whatever their goal, what unites amateur runners around the world is the courage, the fortitude, and the discipline to show up and persist through pain and exhaustion. '180 beats per minute pays respect to all of these ordinary people.

Ivaylo Yorgov is an amateur photographer working in black and white. He is an alumnus and a member of the BECA Before Creating Academy, the first private photography academy in Bulgaria. Ivaylo’s interests are in the space of documentary photography, photojournalism, and art photography. His works have received an honorable mention at the 2021 MonoVisions Photography Awards in the Fine Art category and have been published in ‘Shots’ magazine (Summer 2021 edition).