Orangutans reach out and hold the hand of a member of the staff at the center of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program

Sandra Hoyn

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Sandra Hoyn is a freelance photojournalist living in Germany. She studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg. Since 2005 she is working on photo-stories concentrated on social issues and human rights. Since 2007 she is represented by laif, agency for photos and reports.

2013 she got the Henri Nannen Award at category photo reportage with „Fighting for a pittance“. 2012 she got the 2nd place at IPA - International Photography Awards in category Professional Editorial Sports. 2012 is awarded of the Px3 - Prix de la Photographie with three silver medals for her features. In 2011 and 2007 she received a scholarship from VG Bild-Kunst. 2009 she received the Kindernothilfe Media Award, 2004 the Kodak Young Talent Award.