Abstract - Amateur

Abstract Tower Mihai Florea
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Abstract Tower"
taken in Melbourne, Australia



Bristling Karen Lawton
New Zealand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Bristling"



 L'Intellettuale Massimiliano Balo'
UK

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

" L'Intellettuale"
My brother was sitting next to a tree on the bank of the Danube in Bratislava. He thought of the mysteries of the life like a true intellectual.



Black Dahlia Lorri Adams
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Black Dahlia"
Love the structure of pompom dahlias and wanted to show that to its best advantage.



Dancing Stones Oliver Raschka
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Dancing Stones"
The image shows a long time exposure of an abstract sculpture (~ 7 metres tall) called "Kinetisches Objekt". The top two segments are powered by an engine and always move in opposite directions.



Underground Lines Louis Agius
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Underground Lines"
Torino metro; motion.



Parallelism Jefflin Ling
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Parallelism"
This shot is taken in East Java, Indonesia 2014. I was pleased to shoot this wild bamboo when I on t



Floating Door to the Darkness Laszlo Perlaky
USA

Honorable Mention

"Floating Door to the Darkness"
Damped floating door in water grass covered lake, 4x5 film



Auto Erotica n. 36 Eduardo Fujii
USA

Honorable Mention

"Auto Erotica n. 36"



Dendritic Pattern Don Jacobson
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dendritic Pattern"
Alaska



Duet Offer Goldfarb
Israel

Honorable Mention

"Duet"
photographed in the streets of Tel Aviv



Abstract Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Honorable Mention

"Abstract"



Ice-olation7 Brian Schneider
USA

Honorable Mention

"Ice-olation7"
Winter wonders of ice abstractions



Eye Matter Louis Agius
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Eye Matter"



Ice 7 Bill Harbin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Ice 7"



From the Inside Out Terry Ogden
USA

Honorable Mention

"From the Inside Out"
A woman staring out through a broken window in the Mojave Desert - March 2015



Trapped Kwa Weiling
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Trapped"



Pearl Dragon Gillian Hunt
UK

Honorable Mention

"Pearl Dragon"
An image of a flower captured in camera and ‘grown on’ in photoshop to transplant it from Botany into Fantasy!



Fluidity Alexandru Crisan
Romania

Nominee

"Fluidity"
maxxi museum.architect zaha hadid.flaminio.rome.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



The Kiss Alexandru Crisan
Romania

Nominee

"The Kiss"
series [impossible worlds] [metropolis] [architecture] concrete walls. © Alexandru Crisan 2015



Blurry Dizziness Alexandru Crisan
Romania

Nominee

"Blurry Dizziness"
marchesi antinori winery.architect archea associati.firenze.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



Dancing in the Sea Allan Borebor
Philippines

Nominee

"Dancing in the Sea"
It was taken last May 1, 2015 in Pangasinan, PH.The beauty reflects when vision presents itself.



And the Winner is... Andrea Csepregi
Hungary

Nominee

"And the Winner is..."
on the wall, shadows and reflections of a standing lamp with a plate of glass forming two birds on the wire, camera turned to the left, the light from the roof-top window serving as movie screen



Touching The Void Andreea Chiru
Romania

Nominee

"Touching The Void"



Swirls, Whorls, and Tendrils Andrew Ilachinski
USA

Nominee

"Swirls, Whorls, and Tendrils"



The Internett Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"The Internett"



Bring It On Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Bring It On"



Inside Henry Miller Arlene Vidor
USA

Nominee

"Inside Henry Miller"



Untitled 1 Asher Milgate
Australia

Nominee

"Untitled 1"
After seeing a performance by Johannes S Sistermanns titled SoundPlastic during a photographic group



Untitled 5 Asher Milgate
Australia

Nominee

"Untitled 5"
After seeing a performance by Johannes S Sistermanns titled SoundPlastic during a photographic group



Untitled Ben Gasser
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Into The Light Bill Rosenberg
USA

Nominee

"Into The Light"
Follow the light into your imagination.



Ice 5 Bill Harbin
USA

Nominee

"Ice 5"



Breakfast Bob St.Cyr
Canada

Nominee

"Breakfast"
Pinhole photo made during breakfast



Popcorn Reflection Brian Rope
Australia

Nominee

"Popcorn Reflection"
The popcorn explosion in the window display becomes like blossoms on the bare tree branches reflected in the window.



Sculpture Contrast Brian Rope
Australia

Nominee

"Sculpture Contrast"
The sculpture becomes a new artwork with this treatment.



Ice-olation11 Brian Schneider
USA

Nominee

"Ice-olation11"
From the quiet light of morning and ice formations.



Ice-olation52 Brian Schneider
USA

Nominee

"Ice-olation52"
Ice formations during the freeze up season.



The Angel and the Child CARLOS SAPA
Mexico

Nominee

"The Angel and the Child"
THE OTHER CHILHOOD. CAP I. Mexico. This series represents intimate moments of my childhood. "Child who looks like me, come with me to heaven, down here we can´t trust any one".



Untitled 7 CARLOS JORDAO
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 7"
This image is part of the series entitled Projections.



Untitled 6 CARLOS JORDAO
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 6"
This image is part of the series entitled Projections.



Untitled 10 CARLOS JORDAO
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 10"
This image is part of the series entitled Projections.



Dizziness in the Royal Mast Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Dizziness in the Royal Mast"



House on the Hill Carol Schiraldi
USA

Nominee

"House on the Hill"
noir style black and white



self#39 carole usdan
USA

Nominee

"self#39"



Dying Embers Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"Dying Embers"
The end of the evening, the fire dying out, occasional pops of sparks illuminated the area.



Entangled Catalin Sandu
Canada

Nominee

"Entangled"



Band on Break Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"Band on Break"
A reflection in a musical instrument of members of a band on the break



Relocation Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Relocation"
... Earth to Mars..... relocation of earth and sky with just one droplet of water!



Refreshed Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Refreshed"
... waiting for the car wash to finish.



Untitled CHRISTOPHER HILL
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"
PAPER TOWEL MAGNIFIED



Tuscan Fields Dag Ole Nordhaug
Norway

Nominee

"Tuscan Fields"



Fancy View of City Dan Yang Wu
Taiwan

Nominee

"Fancy View of City"
Fancy View of City



Fancy Cloud Dan Yang Wu
Taiwan

Nominee

"Fancy Cloud"
Fancy Cloud



City Life Dave Johns
USA

Nominee

"City Life"



Fork Debbie Hartley
Australia

Nominee

"Fork"



D.e.a.d DENIS BOURG
UK

Nominee

"D.e.a.d"



Jagged Symphony Devika Swarup
India

Nominee

"Jagged Symphony "



Dry Lake 2 Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Dry Lake 2"
Nevada



Dry Lake 1 Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Dry Lake 1"
Nevada



Tree of Life Donna Rosser
USA

Nominee

"Tree of Life"



Concrete Impressions Donna Thompson
USA

Nominee

"Concrete Impressions"



Longing I EJ An
Canada

Nominee

"Longing I"



Longing II EJ An
Canada

Nominee

"Longing II"



Blinded Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"Blinded"



Handled Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"Handled"



One Eye Open Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"One Eye Open"



Together Yet Separate Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"Together Yet Separate"



Bubbles Emre Turan
Turkey

Nominee

"Bubbles"
soap bubbles at plaza de catalunya



Lines, Block Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"Lines, Block "
ISOLATING A PART OF EXISTING TO CREATE SOMETHING ENTIRELY IT'S OWN



OOO Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"OOO"
FACE ABSTRACTION IN LAYERS OF ROADWORK



Losing the head Eunice Vasques
Brazil

Nominee

"Losing the head"



The Hanging Gardens Gillian Hunt
UK

Nominee

"The Hanging Gardens "
An image of a flower captured in camera and ‘grown on’ in photoshop to transplant it from Botany into Fantasy!



From the Deep Gillian Hunt
UK

Nominee

"From the Deep"
An image of a flower captured in camera and ‘grown on’ in photoshop to transplant it from Botany into Fantasy!



Unknown Flower Gillian Hunt
UK

Nominee

"Unknown Flower"
This unknown alien looking wall flower was caught in camera and transplanted into an enchanted land.



Pages Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee

"Pages"



The Enchanted Forest Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Enchanted Forest"
Near Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand 2014



Methexis i Ioannis Karavelis
Greece

Nominee

"Methexis i "
Photographs were made as a Meditation on Details from original artworks by Ioannis Karavelis.



Methexis ii Ioannis Karavelis
Greece

Nominee

"Methexis ii"
Photographs were made as a Meditation on Details from original artworks by Ioannis Karavelis.



Methexis vi Ioannis Karavelis
Greece

Nominee

"Methexis vi"
Photographs were made as a Meditation on Details from original artworks by Ioannis Karavelis.



Bejewelled Jan Bellamy
New Zealand

Nominee

"Bejewelled"



Abstract of Light Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Abstract of Light"



Breaking Walls Jean-Marc Felix
Switzerland

Nominee

"Breaking Walls"
Abandoned glass factory in the Bavarian Woods



Shaking Jefflin Ling
Malaysia

Nominee

"Shaking"
The vase shaking under sharp lighting. Physics attempts a systematic description of fundamental and



Diamond Pose 3 Jonathan Graf
Switzerland

Nominee

"Diamond Pose 3"



Waitomo Caves Jonathan Graf
Switzerland

Nominee

"Waitomo Caves"



Te Uru Karen Lawton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Te Uru"



Working Late Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Nominee

"Working Late"



Bambino 2 Kirill Kozmin
Sweden

Nominee

"Bambino 2"
Family Circus Bambino



Reflection Klas Anders
Sweden

Nominee

"Reflection"



Self-Portrait Kobi Walsh
USA

Nominee

"Self-Portrait"
Releasing your inner personality.



St. Augustine Lighthouse Lesley Ackman
USA

Nominee

"St. Augustine Lighthouse"
View of the lighthouse in St. Augustine, Florida through the branches of an oak tree.



A Crown of Water Libby Meland
USA

Nominee

"A Crown of Water"
Studio lit water drop shot



Untitled Linda Sandow
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Dance Llewellyn Douglas
Jamaica

Nominee

"Dance"



My Reflections Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"My Reflections"
Torino metro; motion.



Paradise Underwater Upside Down Louisa Paez Michelin
Colombia

Nominee

"Paradise Underwater Upside Down"
Icebergs underwater take on a whole new life and vision. You are captured by the detail and size of an iceberg underwater. Taken with a GoPro.



Dancing in the Dark Madhavi Swarup
India

Nominee

"Dancing in the Dark"



Tentacles Marcia Getto
USA

Nominee

"Tentacles"



Berlin Alexanderplatz Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee

"Berlin Alexanderplatz"
New Years Eve 2013, Berlin



Soil in my Sink Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee

"Soil in my Sink"
soil in kitchen sink, after washing potatoes/abstract, 2015



Spine Marisol Pastor
Spain

Nominee

"Spine"



Sunset Massimiliano Balo'
UK

Nominee

"Sunset"
Abstract Sunset taken in Sicily



Sensa Te Massimiliano Balo'
UK

Nominee

"Sensa Te"
I remember place visited together with a background of piano. To my father.



Smarrito Massimiliano Balo'
UK

Nominee

"Smarrito"
Lost in the unconscious existential.



Need a Light Mathew Oldershaw
UK

Nominee

"Need a Light"



Dobras Mauro Boiteux
Brazil

Nominee

"Dobras "



Chicago Alien Michael J Locke
UK

Nominee

"Chicago Alien"



Frank Gehry Impressions #3 Mihai Chebac
USA

Nominee

"Frank Gehry Impressions #3"



Three Adults and Three Children Mimmi Moretti
Italy

Nominee

"Three Adults and Three Children"
didascalia3



Song for my City 1 Offer Goldfarb
Israel

Nominee

"Song for my City 1"
Edge of high-tech building near Tel Aviv



Milk Can Offer Goldfarb
Israel

Nominee

"Milk Can"
empty milk can rotated on old phonograph



Deco Double Olena Sullivan
Canada

Nominee

"Deco Double"
The gorgeous Art Deco gem - the RC Harris filtration plant in Toronto.



Manhattan Double Olena Sullivan
Canada

Nominee

"Manhattan Double"
The gorgeous grand dames along Central Park in NY.



Urban Basalt Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Urban Basalt"



Is Anybody Out There Paul Crampton
Canada

Nominee

"Is Anybody Out There"
At one time or another we all have been caught short in a public restroom?



Shady Grove Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"Shady Grove"



Escaping from the Underworld Petros Nikolaides
Cyprus

Nominee

"Escaping from the Underworld"
Budapest, Hungary



Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong Inspired by Bamboo Raffi Bashlian
USA

Nominee

"Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong Inspired by Bamboo"
The construction was inspired by bamboo, its sectioned trunk reaching higher with each growth



Cirumnambulation, Butter Lamps, Lhasa, Tibet 2008 Richard Murai
USA

Nominee

"Cirumnambulation, Butter Lamps, Lhasa, Tibet 2008"
Pilgrims carrying butter lamps while circumnambulating the Jokhang Temple, Lhasa Tibet



Sealed Bearing Robert Petric
Australia

Nominee

"Sealed Bearing"



Untitled Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"Untitled"



Untitled Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"Untitled"



Eternal Light Roger Parvin
USA

Nominee

"Eternal Light"
reflections of light created the vague image of a flame with a person inside



London Skyline Ron Hewit
UK

Nominee

"London Skyline"
Chaotic captivating London



The Lost Sandrina Huish
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Lost"



AbstrActure 21 Sandro Tedde
Italy

Nominee

"AbstrActure 21"



Snow Cat Sergey Majorov
Russia

Nominee

"Snow Cat"
Snow cat



Canvas on Wall Seta Karabadjian
Canada

Nominee

"Canvas on Wall"
Shot in Burano, Italy, 2015



Folds Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Folds"



Motion Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Motion"



Diver simon evans
Australia

Nominee

"Diver"



Divers simon evans
Australia

Nominee

"Divers"



Toro! Sonal Shah
UK

Nominee

"Toro!"



Back from Mecca soren harbel
Canada

Nominee

"Back from Mecca"
Back from Mecca



Peace Demonstration soren harbel
Canada

Nominee

"Peace Demonstration"
Peace Demonstration - the Next Day



Recession Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Recession"
The last vestiges of a wave as it washes out over the black pebbled beach in Iceland



Into the Vortex Steven Stanger
USA

Nominee

"Into the Vortex"



Naissance Steven Stanger
USA

Nominee

"Naissance"



Bloom Steven Stanger
USA

Nominee

"Bloom"



Illuminati Surinder Singh
UK

Nominee

"Illuminati"
Vanishing point: the convergence of thoughts (Roof lighting at Odenplan Station - Stockholm, Sweden).



Vital Tiffanie Ragasa
USA

Nominee

"Vital"



Falling Angel Tina Kim
USA

Nominee

"Falling Angel"



The Honesty Box Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"The Honesty Box"
seen in Mousehole, UK



Wiggly Lines Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Wiggly Lines"



EmptyFlask*4 Vadim Linetskiy
UK

Nominee

"EmptyFlask*4"
Study of the flask has not yielded a single drop out of it. Emptiness. Quadrupling. Framed.



Selfie Vadim Linetskiy
UK

Nominee

"Selfie"
Reflections. Reflection. Kensington, London



Abstract Valerie Chauffour
France

Nominee

"Abstract"
Home studio



Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water Valerie Franc-Houge
USA

Nominee

"Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water"
La Conner, Washington State, USA



Oldtimer Viola Michaelis
Switzerland

Nominee

"Oldtimer"
Oldtimer



Hip Viveca Venegas
Puerto Rico

Nominee

"Hip"



Rungenberg #2 Volker Birke
Germany

Nominee

"Rungenberg #2"
Nikon D800, rear of a floodlight on top of the overburden of a former coal mine called "Rungenberg" in Gelsenkirchen-Buer



Droplets Wesley Pettus
USA

Nominee

"Droplets"



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