THE VP AWARDS WINNERS
Celebrating the best in video game photo modes and virtual photography from the last 12 months, The Virtual Photography Awards once again brought together players, photographers and studio creatives from all around the globe!
The response has been tremendous with over 4.8K votes submitted on the Game Industry Awards, and more than 1.7K entries into the Virtual Photograph of the Year categories, helping to further advance the profile of this digital art form.
INDUSTRY PHOTO MODE AWARDS 2021
MOST INNOVATIVE FEATURES
🥇 (63.9 %) - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Insomniac Games
🥈 (11.3 %) - Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Ember Lab
🥉 (7.6 %) - Far Cry 6, Ubisoft Toronto
BEST PHOTOGRAPHIC SUBJECT
🥇 (41.4 %) - Rivet, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
🥈 (19.2 %) - Kena & The Rot, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Ember Lab
🥉 (13.1 %) - Star-Lord, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
🥇 (57.5 %) - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Insomniac Games
🥈 (14.2 %) - Forza Horizon 5, Playground Games
🥉 (9.3 %) - Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Eidos-Montréal
BEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT
🥇 (49.7 %) - Insomniac Games
🥈 (24.1 %) - Bend Studio
🥉 (14.7 %) - Guerrilla Games
🥇 (46.2 %) - Horizon Forbidden West, Guerrilla Games
🥈 (33.5 %) - God of War: Ragnarok, Santa Monica Studio
🥉 (6.5 %) - Gran Turismo 7, Polyphony Digital
BEST PHOTO MODE
🥇 (55.7 %) - Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Insomniac Games
🥈 (9.3 %) - Forza Horizon 5, Playground Games
🥉 (8.6 %) - Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Eidos-Montréal
VIRTUAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR 2021
VIEW THE FINALISTS
Inspired and driven by storytelling, PlayStation has defined gaming for generations and had a similar effect of the emergence of in-game photo modes. This global collective continues to strive to have a positive impact on the lives of players and photographers every day.
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Creators of intelligent AI-powered desktop image editing software, designed to improve the quality of your photos through noise removal, sharpening and resolution upscaling with a creative workflow for photographers and digital artists alike.
A sharing and hosting platform built specifically with virtual photographers in mind and with an inherent focus on the images, Photomode.io makes it easy to discover photos by game, platform, photographer and more as a great place to build a beautiful a virtual photography portfolio.
London Games Festival is a major celebration of video games and interactive entertainment that represents a true convergence of talent, art, creativity and culture with a year-round programme of support and delivery of one of the world’s biggest games festivals.
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