TIFA 2023 Editorial / Conflict

Ukraine's Struggle

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/Conflict
  • Jury Top 5 Selection

    Tomohide Ikeya The image of a child advancing on a kickboard against pictures of war, soldiers, and corpses looks resilient and gives me hope for the future.

  • Photographer
    Metin Aktaş
  • Agency / Studio
    Anadolu Agency
  • Technical Info
    Canon 1dx - Canon 16-35 Mm, Canon 24-70 Mm, Canon 70-200 Mm
  • Photo Date

Ukraine's struggle are demonstrate, how is struggling and try to living Ukrainian people under the war conditions to us. Civilian people unfortunately dies day by day under the Russian invasion. I witnessed this people struggle for life different part of Ukraine in beyond of 2022.

Metin Aktas photojournalist for Anadolu, an international news agency based in Türkiye. He is till working as a permanent photojournalist from the photo desk in Ankara, which is the headquarters of the agency. Previously, He worked as a photojournalist for Anadolu Agency in Pakistan-Islamabad between 2013-2016. In the meantime, he served in Afghanistan, India and Nepal for Anadolu. Finally, in 2022, He went to Ukraine for document Russia's war against Ukraine, which turned into the biggest war Europe has seen since the WWII. In 2022, he worked for 7 months in total in the regions of the war