Attila Balogh

Attila Balogh is an award-winning photographer based in Shanghai. Born in Hungary, he's been living in China for over two decades.

Besides landscape, architecture and street photography, he's doing editorial and event photography for an international clientele. His photos have been featured in Elle, GEO, The Independent, Time, The Guardian, London Evening Standard, Business Insider, MSN, Conde Nast Traveler, Daily Mail, Financial Times, South China Morning Post, Shanghai Daily, China Daily and other major publications.

Panasonic Ambassador, member of the Association of Hungarian Photographers

Publications & Awards

Culture Shock! Shanghai (2005)

Year of Hudec (Shanghai, 2008)

Mindenki szellemi kalauza - Kína (2010)

Sony World Photography Awards Commended (Architecture, 2014)

National Geographic - Daily Dozen & Best of October 2015

National Geographic Photo of the Day (2nd January 2016)

National Geographic stories: "Celebrations", "Life in Black and White", "Caption This", "Chasing Moments" and "Traditions Around the World"

Sony World Photography Award shortlisted (Architecture, 2016)

Sony World Photography Award, 3rd place (Hungary, 2016)

GEO Magazine: Kosmos

Smithsonian Magazine 17th Annual Photo Contest: finalist (Travel)

FMoPA International Photography Competition 2020, Winner (Places/Landscape/Drone category)

AAP Magazine #11 (Travel)

Life Framer Open Call 2020 (Editor's Pick)

Life Framer - Colors 2020 (Editor's Pick)

Life Framer - Street Life 2020 (Editor's Pick)

PX3 Prixe de la Photographie 2020 (Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention)

Siena International Photo Awards 2020 (Pangea Prize, Architecture & Urban Spaces)

Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020 (Gold prize in Architecture/Cityscapes)

Siena Drone Awards 2020 (Finalist)

Passepartout Photo Prize 1st Edition

Shatto Gallery International Photo Awards (Silver)

British Journal of Photography: Portrait of Humanity 2021 (Shortlisted)

LensCulture - HOME '21 International Photography Prize (Finalist)


Sony World Photo (2014, London)

World Photography Organisation (2014, Worldwide)

MediaWave Festival (2015, Komárom)

Ördögkatlan Festival (2015, Kisharsány)

16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (2016, Zhengzhou)

Sony World Photo (2016, London)

1st China Zhejiang Qiandao Lake International Photography Contest (2016, Qiandao Lake)

1st Lion City International Salon (2016, Singapore)

China in the Eyes of Foreigners (2016, Zhengzhou)

World Photography Organisation (2016, Worldwide)

Kölcsey Központ (2016, Debrecen)

Huangbai Mountain International Photography Exhibition (2018, China)

17th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (2018, Zhengzhou) (2018, Astana) (2018, Somogyfajsz)

Ördögkatlan Festival (2019, Nagyharsány)

Edition 365, British Journal of Photography (2021)

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