Silhouette - Amateur

Chinese Ink Drawing Frans van Hoogstraten
Netherlands

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Chinese Ink Drawing"
The Huangshan Pine is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature



30th Street Station Ronald Cooley
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"30th Street Station"
Commuters and others make their way through Philadelphia's main train station.



Family Linda Treleaven
Canada

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Family"
My baby granddaughter and her parents.



The Followers swee choo oh
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Followers"
This shot was taken at Embarcadero San Francisco. My vision is to show the play of silhouette, shadow, patterns and light.



Carefully Does It Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Carefully Does It"



RIP, Luego ave Fenix Nicolas Blaiotta
Argentina

Honorable Mention

"RIP, Luego ave Fenix"
Cementery



In Tenebrous Rooms Philomena Famulok
Germany

Honorable Mention

"In Tenebrous Rooms"
conceptual self-portrait



The Noir Man Caleb Stein
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Noir Man"



The Catch Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"The Catch"



Shadows Philomena Famulok
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Shadows"
part of a series - shadows of people on a rugged wall.



Gastown Jianwei Yang
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Gastown"
A foggy morning in Gastown, Vancouver



Birds on a Branch Jerry Whitty
USA

Honorable Mention

"Birds on a Branch"
a moment in time



Luz De Luna Viveca Venegas
Puerto Rico

Honorable Mention

"Luz De Luna"



Outriggers Norman Robbins
USA

Honorable Mention

"Outriggers"
Outrigger racing off Florida coast



Woodstock Nightlife Adrian Mirgos
Poland

Nominee

"Woodstock Nightlife"
Hundreds of thousands of people playing in the mud when it rains. Woodstock Festival, Poland, 2013.



Samarqand Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Samarqand"



Aufstieg Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Nominee

"Aufstieg"
Tower at lake constance



Der Schatten Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Nominee

"Der Schatten"
transparent man



Baker Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Baker"
Kampot, Cambodia



Fishing Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Fishing"
Balboa, California



Descending Barbara Corvino
Italy

Nominee

"Descending"
Little girl



Hoi An Fisherman Barry Cheeseman
Australia

Nominee

"Hoi An Fisherman"



Lost in the Shadows BASIL STATHOULIS
South Africa

Nominee

"Lost in the Shadows"
Taken on the beachfront of my home city of Durban. I try composing a street scene and wait for the moment. This moment was a child on a tricycle in the perfect position.



A Walk through Antiquity bennett stevens
USA

Nominee

"A Walk through Antiquity"
Women heading home after sunset in ancient Bagan, Myanmar



Desert Shadow Brian Connor
New Zealand

Nominee

"Desert Shadow"
One of a series of images of St. Merrique in early morning sun at El Mirage, California.



Ocean BRUNO COSTA E SILVA
Brazil

Nominee

"Ocean"
Child runs by the ocean in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Untitled 3 CARLOS JORDAO
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 3"
This image is part of the series entitled Projections.



Untitled 2 CARLOS JORDAO
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 2"
This image is part of the series entitled Projections.



Metal Bird CARLOS SAPA
Mexico

Nominee

"Metal Bird"



Lincoln Center Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"Lincoln Center"
Rainy night in NYC.



The Bachelor Carrie Washburn
USA

Nominee

"The Bachelor"
Lone Mustang bachelor stallion content on his Public Lands. Sand Wash Basin Colorado.



Step Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Step"
..... further along the journey, one step closer to the destination.



The Great Escape Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Great Escape"
Gross disappointment for the "One" that got away...... so close ..... so far!



The Joy of Children Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Nominee

"The Joy of Children"



New Dawn Daniel Heptinstall
UK

Nominee

"New Dawn"
Sunrise, Angkor Wat



The Treasury David Collett
Australia

Nominee

"The Treasury"
First glimpse of the Treasury (Al-Khazneh) at Petra, on approach through the Siq.



Farewell David Flueckiger
Switzerland

Nominee

"Farewell"



Moonshine Debbie Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Moonshine"
I was captivated by the horse and rider in perfect silhouette against the light and trees.



The Journey Dermot Russell
Ireland

Nominee

"The Journey"
There is darkness, there is light, and the path is unclear.



Appenzell, Switzerland Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Appenzell, Switzerland"



Pounding Silver Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Pounding Silver"



Tokyo Nights Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Tokyo Nights"
Night in Tokyo, April 2015



Rear Windows of Tokyo Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Rear Windows of Tokyo"
Tokyo, April 2015



Fort Point Tower Dominic Martello
USA

Nominee

"Fort Point Tower"
On San Franicsco bay



Ombre di Venezia - Signs Doroth�e Rapp
Germany

Nominee

"Ombre di Venezia - Signs"



Birds on the Wire ERIKA CELAYA
Mexico

Nominee

"Birds on the Wire"



Y ERIKA CELAYA
Mexico

Nominee

"Y"



Casa Batllo Interior Gary Kuroki
USA

Nominee

"Casa Batllo Interior"



Reflections, Luzern Gary Kuroki
USA

Nominee

"Reflections, Luzern"



Silhouttes on Street Haluk Safi
Turkey

Nominee

"Silhouttes on Street"
Shadows and silhouettes perhaps one of the best forms of street reflections.



Habor Hans Bauer
Germany

Nominee

"Habor"



Salesman's Journey Henry Foster
USA

Nominee

"Salesman's Journey"
Washington, DC



Mare Henry Foster
USA

Nominee

"Mare"
Standing on bridge, looking down on park police horse. Washington, DC



Protagonist Holly Wheeler
UK

Nominee

"Protagonist"
Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2014



Christo's Big Air Package Ingo Hecker
Germany

Nominee

"Christo's Big Air Package"



Rush Hour Ingo Hecker
Germany

Nominee

"Rush Hour"



The Escalator Jan Malmstrom
Sweden

Nominee

"The Escalator"
Backlit escalators in Stockholm



Before The Ball Game Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Before The Ball Game"



Brave jayanta roy
India

Nominee

"Brave"
the Brave boy and a Crazy Sea



The Visitant Jim Sterne
USA

Nominee

"The Visitant"
St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral Tunis, Tunisia



Let\'s Go Home, Cow Joshua Chua
Singapore

Nominee

"Let\'s Go Home, Cow"
This was shot in Xiapu, China. A farmer was pulling his cow back home after a long day at work.



Catch Kajan Madrasmail
Singapore

Nominee

"Catch"
Playing Ball



Camel Boy Kajan Madrasmail
Singapore

Nominee

"Camel Boy"
Camel Boy in Rajasthan, India



Coexistance Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"Coexistance"



You Came From The Light Keng How Kan
Malaysia

Nominee

"You Came From The Light"



Jump Kit Snider
USA

Nominee

"Jump"
Miami Beach, October 2014



In Your Experience Klaus Pfeiffer
Germany

Nominee

"In Your Experience"



The Hidden Place Lee kyung
Korea (South)

Nominee

"The Hidden Place"
The hidden place, 2014, Archival Inkjet on Semi-glossy Paper, 70x50cm, 1/10



The Winter Morning Lee kyung
Korea (South)

Nominee

"The Winter Morning"
The winter morning, 2014, Archival Inkjet on Semi-glossy Paper, 70x50cm, 1/10



So Many Journeys #1 Linda Sandow
USA

Nominee

"So Many Journeys #1"



Portraits de Nuit Lois Alexander-Mandel
USA

Nominee

"Portraits de Nuit"
Culture in the Paris Metro



Bologna Neptune Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"Bologna Neptune"



Bologna Sky Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"Bologna Sky"



To and Fro in a Timeless Corridor Madhavi Swarup
India

Nominee

"To and Fro in a Timeless Corridor "



Untitled Madhavi Swarup
India

Nominee

"Untitled"



Guardian of the Fall Magnus Karlson
Sweden

Nominee

"Guardian of the Fall"



Walking the Dog, High Line Malcolm Lobban
Canada

Nominee

"Walking the Dog, High Line"
Chelsea, NYC, Fall 2014 - early morning



Under the Rain Manny Fajutag
United Arab Emirates

Nominee

"Under the Rain"
While on parking area, a father and son walking under the rain passing through, i grab my camera immidiately and took this perfect moment, even i can only the silhouete



Friendly Marco Araujo
Brazil

Nominee

"Friendly"
Praia de Atafona, norte do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - Brazil



Together Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Together"



Poolside Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Poolside"



On the Boardwalk Marie Kotschedoff
USA

Nominee

"On the Boardwalk"



Man and Bird Mats Anda
Norway

Nominee

"Man and Bird"
Oslo Opera House, Norway



Garçon à la Pipe Mats Anda
Norway

Nominee

"Garçon à la Pipe"
Title from Picasso.



There is No More Looking Back Now Mats Anda
Norway

Nominee

"There is No More Looking Back Now"
Mother and daughter walking into fog and the unknown.



Shadows May Haukas
Norway

Nominee

"Shadows"



Next Generation Michal Story
USA

Nominee

"Next Generation"
A bleak reminder of a past war juxtaposed by a potential future marred by effects of climate change. These children are standing atop the grounds covering Battery Townsley built as part of the San Francisco World War II Harbor Defense System.



Seduction Neil Frederick Sharpe
Canada

Nominee

"Seduction"



Homeward Nigel Bullers
Canada

Nominee

"Homeward"
Homeward bound on the street, Vancouver



Beach Game olivier remera
Luxembourg

Nominee

"Beach Game"



Snowshoe Man Paul Crampton
Canada

Nominee

"Snowshoe Man"
A self-portrait with the sun setting behind me... in my marshland in winter.



Follow Me Peter K.C. Ho
Canada

Nominee

"Follow Me"
Sunset - Toronto Harbourfront, Canada, Spring 2015



Dark Shadow Petros Nikolaides
Cyprus

Nominee

"Dark Shadow"
Troodos, Cyprus



Morning at the Opera Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Morning at the Opera"
Oslo, Norway



Timphu Football Lover Raffaele Tuzio
Italy

Nominee

"Timphu Football Lover"
Timphu football lover



Backlit Lion on Dry African Riverbed Raffi Bashlian
USA

Nominee

"Backlit Lion on Dry African Riverbed"
backlit photography with source of the light coming diagonally from the right, used by the tracker of another safari jeep



Foggy Sunrise At The Observatory Rob Hunt
UK

Nominee

"Foggy Sunrise At The Observatory"
There are no views from the observatory today in the early morning fog.



Sunset Silhouette ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Sunset Silhouette"
The photo captures a simple village girl from Pushkar, Rajasthan, India swining on a make-do swing of ropes tied on two tree branches. the sun is setting in the background. Rajasthan,India



Sedge Roman Dadiomov
Russia

Nominee

"Sedge"



Activity in Chelsea Ronald Cooley
USA

Nominee

"Activity in Chelsea"
The blinding late-day sun created four silhouettes of people as they went about their business.



Life in a Waste Land Saud Al Faisal
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Life in a Waste Land"
A boy is collecting items from a wasteland around dhaka city



Caught in the Middle Sean Sauber
USA

Nominee

"Caught in the Middle"



Coming Home Sesh Sareday
USA

Nominee

"Coming Home"



Out There Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Out There"



The Globe Sonal Shah
UK

Nominee

"The Globe"



Crossed Wires with Birds soren harbel
Canada

Nominee

"Crossed Wires with Birds"
Crossed Wires with Birds



Longing Stephen Allworth
Australia

Nominee

"Longing"
A sad lady at Clifton Springs pier



Bombay Delight Surinder Singh
UK

Nominee

"Bombay Delight"
After a long and hot day Bombayites enjoy the cool sea breeze at Chowpati Beach.



Perspective Swarup Chatterjee
India

Nominee

"Perspective"
Perspective changes everything. Some say the glass is half filled and the others say its half empty. Innumerable ideas and counter ideas flow across the world all the time, But finally, its the same world but looked at it differently by different individuals. That's why probably the world is so fascinating and a wonderful place to live.



Sea of Clouds Tanja Mamas
USA

Nominee

"Sea of Clouds"



Ballet Parametrics Thea-Diana Mihu
Austria

Nominee

"Ballet Parametrics"
Late august, ballet in the architecture faculty in Stuttgart



Layers Thea-Diana Mihu
Austria

Nominee

"Layers"
Paris, spring 2014



Shadow On The Wall Timofey Tararin
Russia

Nominee

"Shadow On The Wall"
Hotel room at night. Chicago, IL.



Seen in Prag Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Seen in Prag"



The Staircase Valerie Chauffour
France

Nominee

"The Staircase"
Building, Rotterdam



Little Girl Valerie Chauffour
France

Nominee

"Little Girl"
City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain



Last Call Vincent Morban
Canada

Nominee

"Last Call"
In a bar somewhere.... "Do you want to come back to my place?"



Working Man Vincent Morban
Canada

Nominee

"Working Man"
The day is done. Let's go have a brew.



Chick Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"Chick"
Ibiza



The Last Companion Yew Kiat Soh
Malaysia

Nominee

"The Last Companion"



Clear Spiral Stairs Yossi Manor
USA

Nominee

"Clear Spiral Stairs"
People climbing up on transparent stairs



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