Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker has received Information’s Photo Prize

Every second year since 2009, the newspaper Information has, in co-operation with Canon Europe, handed out Information Photo Prize to honour the work, photojournalist students do during their internships. This year’s winner was Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker, who did her internship at Information.

Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker with her prize – a Canon R5 camera.

Anna Lund (20). “I suffered from a sense of unreality”.
Portrait from a series about young girls and self-harm.
Photo by Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker as a part of her winning portfolio.

All photojournalist students, who have done internship within the past two years, were eligible to participate in the competition. Each student could submit maximum 20 images that they had made during their internships.

This year’s independent jury were photojournalists Nanna Navntoft and Nikolai Linares plus curator Sarah Giersing.

The second place went to Jens Hartmann Schmidt, who did his internship at Politiken.

A group of young people in an occupied house at Nørrebro, Copenhagen.
Photo by Jens Hartmann Schmidt from his reportage ’Børnemagt’ (Children’s power), that was a part of his port olio.

The third place went to Mikkel Hørlyck, who also interned at Politiken.

Emma Saksaa (21) was best friend with the deceased Phillip Mbuji Johansen (28), who was brutally murdered in June 2020 in a forrest on the island of Bornholm .
Photo: Mikkel Hørlyck