Balázs Mohai  is a freelancer photographer from Budapest, Hungary. He studied Photojournalism at the Kaposvár University, spending a semester at the Volda University College, Norway. He has been working as a freelancer for the Hungarian News Agency since 2008. His photos from Hungary and surrounding countries have been published in several media – e.g. on the front page of The New York Times’ print version – through agencies like EPA and AP.

STUDIES:
2004-2008:
University of Kaposvár, Faculty of Arts, Department of Photojournalism
2007: Erasmus Scholarship: Photo for media, Volda University College, Norway

AWARDS:
2014:
Hungarian Press Photo, 1. prize, Portraits category
2014: Hungarian Press Photo, 1. prize, Art stories category
2014: Hungarian Press Photo,  1. prize, Sport stories category
2014: Hungarian Press Photo, 2. prize, News Pictures stories category
2013: Junior Prima Award, Best hungarian photojournalist under 30 years
2013: Hungarian Press Photo, 3. prize, Documentary Photo essay category
2013: Hungarian Press Photo , Best photographer under 30 years
2012: Hungarian Press Photo, 3. prize, Nature and Environment stories category
2012: Hungarian Press Photo, 3. prize, Documentary Photo essay category


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