VJ Villafranca Wins Ian Parry Scholarship
Photo: © VJ Villafranca
Young Filipino photojournalist Vicente Jaime "VJ" Villafranca recently won the 2008 Ian Parry Scholarship award in London, the first ever Filipino to win the award.
VJ's portfolio – 12 black-and-white images documenting the lives of gang members of the "Chinese Mafia Crew" living in Manila's Baseco compound – bested other works submitted by photographers from all over the world.
See VJ Villafranca's Award-Winning Portfolio here.