George Ching-Yuen Lo picked up the prize for best Canadian photo at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards by taking an oddly American one.
Ching-Yuen Lo, a Vancouver dentist, won the Canada National Award with a photo he took of two bald eagles fighting for a meal. His photo was chosen as the single best shot from a Canadian photographer entered in any one of the ten open categories at the competition.
“When I heard that I won first place in the Canada National Award, it was a complete surprise for me as there are so many great photographers in Canada and in the world that participated in this competition,” Ching-Yuen Lo said.
Ching-Yuen Lo said he took the photo while on a cruise boat by the Harrison River in British Columbia. Dead salmon had washed up on shore and the opportunistic bald eagles ran into one another while trying to take advantage of an easy meal.
"A week before I took this image, the weather was raining heavily and flooded over 80 per cent of the sandbank, washingRead More »from Vancouver dentist wins Sony World Photography Award with battling bald eagles