2022 Hasselblad Heroines Unveiled for Women’s History Month

2022 Hasselblad Heroines Unveiled for Women’s History Month

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Cranford, NJ—In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8, Hasselblad is again highlighting a select group of diverse female photographers via its 2022 Hasselblad Heroines program.

Since the series launch in 2019, Hasselblad has recognized females from across the globe for their creativity and dedication to the craft. This year’s talent consists of eight women with a wide range of genres. They include travel, architecture, nature, product, food & beverage, wedding, conceptual fine art, as well as portrait photography.

These dedicated visual artists have created imagery across multiple continents. In addition, they are featured in galleries and billboards, as well as print and online platforms.

© Aline Smithson

Furthermore, continuing into April, Hasselblad will highlight each Heroine in a weekly spotlight on the company’s channels. Covered topics will comprise their experiences, challenges, tips, as well as what inspires them.

2022 Hasselblad Heroines

Here are the 2022 Hasselblad Heroines:

 Lola Akinmade Åkerström (Sweden). An award-winning storyteller, travel photographer and international bestselling author, she has traveled to more than 70 countries documenting cultural and environmental portraitures.

Stephanie Blomkamp (South Africa). Specializing in surreal portrait as well as conceptual photography, she is the founder and editor of a new publication, Oath. The publication celebrates African photography.

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Gigi Chung (USA). A fine art photographer and winner of multiple international photography competitions, Chung focuses on abstraction in the built environment and choreographed juxtapositions of urban spaces.

Lisa Devlin (UK). A wedding and magazine photographer, her easygoing style gracefully captures the passion and emotion of couples on their special day.

Aline Smithson (USA). An educator, Smithson is the founder/editor of the daily photography journal Lenscratch. Shooting solely on film, her conceptual fine art and portraiture photography is displayed in galleries around the world.

Annie Spratt (UK). A nature photographer, Spratt manages the community and curates images at Unsplash, all while raising a family of eight children.

Karen Thomas (UK). The first featured food & beverage Hasselblad Heroine, Thomas’s salivating photos convey the deliciousness of food and drinks. They are showcased on billboards, packaging, editorial, as well as brand name advertising campaigns. 2022 Hasselblad Heroines Hasselblad Phocus 3.6 Hasselblad-Logo-w-tag

Lydia Winters (Sweden). A product photographer, influencer and the chief storyteller for Mojang Studios (the creators of Minecraft), Winters shoots luxury watches. What’s more, she creates an elegant view of each treasured timepiece.