Internationally acclaimed photographer Simon Móricz-Sabján died in an accident at the age of 42 on Wednesday, his wife told MTI on Thursday.
Móricz-Sabján won the Capa Grand Prize for Permanently Overcast, a photo series on life in Hungary’s Great Plain, in October 2022. Born in 1980 in Kiskunhalas, in southern Hungary, Móricz-Sabján worked with the daily Népszabadság, Manager Magazin and business daily Világgazdaság. He won numerous awards including that of the China International Press Photo Contest twice, Pictures of the Year International (POYi), NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Prix International de la Photographie, PDN, FCBarcelona Photo Award, Slovak Press Photo and ASPAward. His work has been displayed in the House of Hungarian Photographers, the Capa Centre, Arles, Barcelona, Denver, Milan and several other locations.