Awards

Highlights of awards and accolades received to date.

Being recognized by professional photographers, curators and peers in my industry is a huge honor and I really appreciate it.

2017

Honorable mention in the category “Fine Art / Landscape” at the International Photography Awards

Silver medal in the category “People / Lifestyle” at the Tokyo International Photo Awards

2018

Honorable mention in the category “People / Lifestyle” at the International Photography Awards

Two Honorable mentions in the categories “Portrait” and “People” at the Chromatic Photography Awards

Top 25 winning entries at the Malta International Photo Award in the category “Storytelling”

Two Honorable mentions in the categories “Abstract” and “Architecture”, also two Honorable mentions in the category “Street” at the Monochrome Photography Awards

2019

Two bronze medals in the categories “Action” and “Portrait” at One Eyeland photo competition

Honorable mention in the category “Portrait” at the International Photography Awards Oneshot / Street Photo Contest

Honorable mention in the category “Night Photography” at the Minimalist Photography Awards

Three Honorable mentions in the categories “People-Lifestyle”, “Fine Art-Abstract” and “People-Street Photography” at the International Photography Awards

Silver medal in the category “Architecture” and Three Honorable mentions in the categories “Nature”, “Visual Arts”, “Photojournalism” at the International Chromatic Awards

Honorable mention in category “Fine Art-Abstract” at the Tokyo International Photo Awards

Two Honorable mentions in the categories “People / Life Style” and “Architecture / Buildings” at the Budapest International Photo Awards

Two Honorable mentions in the category “Street” and two in the category “Fine art” at the Monochrome Photography Awards

Two Honorable mentions in the categories “Fine Art” and “Street” at the Annual Photography Awards

2020

First place in the photo competition “Space and time”

Three Honorable mentions in the categories “Portrait”, “Landscapes” and “Street” at MonoVisions Photography Awards  

Honorable mention in the category “Travel Photography” at Vienna International Photo Awards

Bronze medal in the category “Street” at the One Eyeland “World’s Top 10 Black & White Photo Contest”

Bronze medal in the category “Abstract” at the One Eyeland “World’s Top 10 Fine Art Photo Contest”

Bronze medal in the category “Landscape” at the RISE International Photography Awards

Two Honorable mentions in the categories “Fine Art-Abstract” and “Children” at the International Photography Awards

Silver medal in the category “Landscape” and two Honorable Mentions in de categories “Portrait” and “Street” at the Chromatic Awards

Three Honorable mentions in the categories “Street Portrait”, “Urban Culture” and “Classic Street” at Paris International Street Photo Awards 

Honorable mention in the category “Fine art” at the Monochrome Photography Awards

Three Honorable mentions in the categories “Landscape”, “Portrait” and “Street” at the Annual Photography Awards

2021  

Bronze medal – Honor of Distinction – in category “Abstract” and an Honorable mention in the category “Silhouette” at the Annual International Color Awards
 
Finalist at the One Eyeland “World’s Top 10 Landscape Photographers” 
 
Two nominations in “Seascape” and “Travel” categories at the Fine Art Photography Awards
 
Honorable Mention in category “Color” at Dhaka Photo Awards
 
Selected as one of 101 best contemporary portrait photographers at The International Portrait Photographer of the Year 2021 Awards   
 
Four nomination in the categories Architecture, Travel, Portrait & Fine Art at the MonoVisions Awards
 
Honorable mention in the category “Portrait” at Minimalist Photography Awards 
 
Honorable mention in the category “Fine Art – Special Effects” at the Moscow International Photo Awards
 
Two Honorable mentions in the category “Portrait” at Vienna International Photo Awards

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Yancho Sabev is a multiple award-winning photographer, visual opportunist, adventurer and philosopher based in Leuven, Belgium. Primarily Yancho focuses his photography on street, adventure, landscapes, lifestyle and fine art. His inspiration is fueled by discovering new places and immersing himself in unfamiliar cultures. Traveling has become a huge part of Yancho’s life and by capturing his adventures he hopes to inspire others to get outside “the comfort zone” and create their own adventures and amazing memories.

In recognition of his work he has received numerous awards at international level. His photographs are part of private collections and are being published and exhibited worldwide in significant institutions and media. If he is not behind the camera, you can find Yancho having a good time with his wife and two children.