ampersand.studio deployed a team of three photographers in the heart of Luxembourg’s 14th night marathon to capture the atmosphere and emotions of this exceptional evening and created RUGGED – a magazine about running, packed with honest, unfiltered photography and inspirational stories. It’s a testimony of the event. The first thing that struck you in RUGGED is its fantastic photos. It is not necessarily the beauty that is sought through the photography, but the authenticity.
Statement of the jury
RUGGED is literally a »genuine« magazine about running. With authentic truth, it shows how sweat and pain are the soul of the marathon. Three photographers captured the drama of the atmosphere and emotions of the 14th night marathon with true, unembellished photos and inspiring stories and made them into a heroic myth.