27 personalities win big during 2020 Uganda Photography Awards in Lockdown edition

The Uganda Photographers Awards Union (UPAU) announced the different winners in the 27 categories short listed.

The 2020 version was referred to as the lockdown edition.

Some of the winners John Batanudde, an experienced sports photographer came top in the field of sports.

John Batanudde on duty. He won in sports catergory

Batanudde works with Daily Monitor and leading online sports website, www.kawowo.com.


Peter Busomoke (R.I.P) took the honory award as another Daily Monitor photographer Alex Esagala took the news category (media).

One of the photos taken by Alex Esagala
A lady holds a traditional pot during Kuhingira ceremony. Sharif Sseguya of Path Frames won this catergory

Other winners were; Emmanuel Manzi (Dynamic) as the most outstanding photopgrapher of the year, Ivan Kimera (Kimera Photography) – Wedding, Christopher Galukande (Xcy Events) – Corporate, Trek Uthaifa (Xcy events) – Kwanjula, Sharif Sseguya (Path Frames) – Kuhingira, James Lubinga (Paramount pictures) – Influential photographer, Musa Mayanja (Trace) – Head shots, Molfese Giulio (Fashion), Ivan Sebumma (Wildlife).

Wildlife photography, a catergory won by Ivan Sebumma.

Trek Uthaifa (Xcy Events) – Kukyala (Nikka), Gray Photography (Upcoming), Mehul Kanani Photography – Food (Hotel), Walters Keys (Walter Photography) – Conceptual, Oscar Ntege (Motivational), Eric Dominic Bukenya (most Influential photographer), Nassir Nasser Photography (NNP) – Product (Brand), Edward Watson (Lifestyle).

Mehul Kanani Photography –won the Food (Hotel) category

John Kiyinji (Solvers Ug) – Smart photographer, Daville Mutabazi (Daville Pictures) – Most organized photographer, Hamza Karizma (KarizmaUg) – Most Committed photographer, Nelly Salvator Photopgraphy (Boudoir), Martin Jumba (Community), Sammie Luswata (Sammie Photography) for the best outdoor shoots.

The Uganda Photographers Awards Union is the brain behind these annual accolades meant to appreciate the personalities behind the lens to narrate a story.

Full List of winners per catergory

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