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March 17, 2023

Team Mexico Claims Second Consecutive Victory at World Photographic Cup

Team Mexico has emerged victorious once again at the World Photographic Cup (WPC), winning the coveted Cup for the second year in a row. The 2023 competition was fiercely contested, with only three points separating the podium-finishing teams. Team Australia claimed second place, while Team United States took home the third-place trophy.


The Top 10 teams’ rankings were as follows: Malaysia came in fourth place, followed by Portugal in fifth, Brazil in sixth, the UK in seventh, Austria in eighth, Costa Rica in ninth, and New Zealand in tenth.


The 2023 Gold Medals were awarded to photographers from across the globe, with Eduardo Gómez from Team Mexico taking out the Commercial category, Ben Shirk from the USA winning the Illustration/Digital Art category, and Laura Bennet, also from the USA, coming out on top in the Nature-Landscape category. David Keep from Team UK was awarded the Gold medal in Nature Wildlife, while Forough Yavari from Australia won the Illustrative Portrait category and Robert Coppa, also from Australia, took the Natural Portrait category. Luís Bento from Team Portugal claimed the Gold medal in the Reportage category, and Roger Tan from Malaysia won in the Wedding category.


Austria, France, Greece, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, and Slovakia also joined the individual medal circle. The standard of entries from teams around the world continues to impress, and the WPC is the only Olympics-style event for photography. WPC Chief Executive Officer Giuseppe Scozzi led the ceremony and praised the competition's growth and the high caliber of entries it attracts. The WPC truly showcases the finest photography from around the world, and winning photographers can lay claim to having created some of the best images ever captured, with the competition providing them with a remarkable platform to showcase their work.


This year's winning images can be viewed here.