Silhouette - Amateur

Rite of Passage Sasa Prizmic
Croatia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Rite of Passage"



The Space in Between milad safabakhsh
Iran

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"The Space in Between"
We live in spaces created in our minds, and these spaces are merely a figment of ones mind.



The Life Miguel Cabezas
Spain

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"The Life"
Self-portrait of my son and I in a port of La Coruna



Blackman I Britta Baumann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Blackman I"



Bern Andreea Chiru
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Bern"



Workers SHM Mushfiqul Alam Alam
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Workers"
Workers are carrying and digging rode near Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Fighting Fires, Melbourne, Australia Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Fighting Fires, Melbourne, Australia"



And Twelve Apostles Lev Tsimring
USA

Honorable Mention

"And Twelve Apostles"



The Game Frame Amir Hamja
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"The Game Frame"
a fielder just missed a catch , a decisive moment from a cricket match



Trippin' Eduardo Fujii
USA

Honorable Mention

"Trippin'"



Bridge Hans Bauer
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Bridge"



Zuerich Anja Moore
USA

Honorable Mention

"Zuerich"
Man walks the night streets of Zurich Switzerland in the rain.



All Characters are Imaginary jayanta roy
India

Honorable Mention

"All Characters are Imaginary"
All Characters are Imaginary



Writing on the Wall Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Writing on the Wall"
NYC, 2016



Tree Anchors Catalin Baican
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Tree Anchors"



Hoodie Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Hoodie"



Mare Mosso Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Mare Mosso"



Lost Alessandro Rogna
UK

Honorable Mention

"Lost"
Budapest in the mist



Winter Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Winter"



Retribution Neil Frederick Sharpe
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Retribution"



Catch Me Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Catch Me"



Crow Light Michael Gora
USA

Honorable Mention

"Crow Light"
Crow waits for scraps.



Above the Sky Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Above the Sky"
Crimea mountain Ai - Petri



That Point Giancarlo Andreotti
Italy

Honorable Mention

"That Point"
bike path along the Tiber River in Rome



Solitude Adele Spencer
Ireland

Nominee

"Solitude"



Inle Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Inle"
Largest lake in Myanmar, over 70,000 people live and work here.Pollution, new agricultural methods & tourism are now threatening the fragile ecosystem.



Fishing in Istanbul Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Fishing in Istanbul"
Thousands from diff backgrounds mingle to make their living on the Galata Bridge. Due to overfishing & pollution, govt officials made efforts to change legislation to fine those who are unlicensed.



Woman in Esfahan Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Woman in Esfahan"
Chehel Sotoun Palace: the 20 columns become 40 when the sun hits them right for reflection.



A Breath of Air Andrea Nuvoloni
Italy

Nominee

"A Breath of Air"
Tea factory workers take a break from the oppressing heat of the drying implant.



Staircase Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Nominee

"Staircase"



Opaque 2 Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Nominee

"Opaque 2"



Lake Myvatn Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Lake Myvatn"
Lake Myvatn, Iceland



H (2O) Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"H (2O)"
Place: Verbania – Lago Maggiore – 10/10/2015 – Italy



Sunset Pelican Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee

"Sunset Pelican"
Sunset Pelican



Sigi Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Sigi"



Faceless Bernhard Schmidt
Germany

Nominee

"Faceless"
Seoul, Korea



Before the Demolition Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

Nominee

"Before the Demolition"
Before the building was teared down it was alowed foor street art



Desert Shadow No. 2 Brian Connor
New Zealand

Nominee

"Desert Shadow No. 2"
St Merrique at El Mirage, CA, 2013



Proud Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"Proud"
Reflection Monumental Fountain with leafs



Blackman II Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"Blackman II"



The Streets of San Francisco Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"The Streets of San Francisco"



Storm Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Storm"



Silhouette Cowboy Carrie Washburn
USA

Nominee

"Silhouette Cowboy"



Foggy Uncertainty Chiara Boschi
Italy

Nominee

"Foggy Uncertainty"
samsung gx10, Helios 44-4 K 58mm



Shadows & Lines Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Shadows & Lines"
Inside of the Abandoned Power Station before Sunset of the day with Shadows & Lines that has created this image.



The Duck Blind David Huff
USA

Nominee

"The Duck Blind"
A foggy day along Croatan Sound in North Carolina.



Shot Calling David Ortega
USA

Nominee

"Shot Calling"
a night out



Into the Light Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Into the Light"
Gelatin Silver Print



Working for the Dream Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Working for the Dream"
Starbucks, Daytona Beach, May 2016



Icarus Has Fallen Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Icarus Has Fallen"
Nice, Promenade des Anglais



New Brave Dream Dimitri Kouznetsov
Switzerland

Nominee

"New Brave Dream"
Chamonix, Mont-Blanc.



Acqua Alta in Venice Dominique BONNET
France

Nominee

"Acqua Alta in Venice"
Venice, Italy. Silver film photograph.



The Dog Walker Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"The Dog Walker"



In My Wandering EJ An
Canada

Nominee

"In My Wandering"



From the Series Silent River Eli Dijkers
Netherlands

Nominee

"From the Series Silent River"



Traumhaus Erika Tanzer
Austria

Nominee

"Traumhaus"
Lichtinstallation Event in München für Olympus



The Beach Eugene Reshetov
Belarus

Nominee

"The Beach"
People at the beach before sunset. Sayulita, Mexico.



Togetherness Frans van Hoogstraten
Netherlands

Nominee

"Togetherness"
Afternoon at Westlake / Hangzhou / China



Indicating Frans van Hoogstraten
Netherlands

Nominee

"Indicating"
Derwent water, looking towards Blencanthra



Reflections, Zurich Gary Kuroki
USA

Nominee

"Reflections, Zurich"



Lost City George Mantu
Romania

Nominee

"Lost City"



Dancer Georgette Aleiferi
Greece

Nominee

"Dancer"
watching



Birdwatcher Georgie Gibbon
UK

Nominee

"Birdwatcher"



Space Object Study Heimo Zobernig no 2 Gerd Kufner
Germany

Nominee

"Space Object Study Heimo Zobernig no 2"



Shelter Graeme Heckels
Thailand

Nominee

"Shelter"
Captured on a rainy day in Lisbon, the lady's umbrella forming a perfect hexagon shaped silhouette



Industrial Venezia Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Nominee

"Industrial Venezia"
Off to Venice



Heat Irina Spagnolo
Russia

Nominee

"Heat"
In summer’s heat, and mid-time of the day



Sidewalk Shadows Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Sidewalk Shadows"



Golden Gate Surfers Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Golden Gate Surfers"



A Waiting Ketch Jim Sterne
USA

Nominee

"A Waiting Ketch"



Inner Self Jit Rakshit
India

Nominee

"Inner Self"
Reflection of self with Ambient.



Father and Son Kam Wah Tang
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Father and Son"



Pedestrian Kam Wah Tang
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Pedestrian"



Hanging in the Balance Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Nominee

"Hanging in the Balance"



City Nights Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"City Nights"
Life in a silent city by night.



Tree in the Midst Kent Burkhardsmeier
USA

Nominee

"Tree in the Midst"
Putney Commons, London



Silhouette Equus I Kimara Wilhite
USA

Nominee

"Silhouette Equus I"
One in a series of silhouettes of wild horses in North Carolina



Morning Mist Klas Anders
Sweden

Nominee

"Morning Mist"



Waiting Kleber Osorio
Australia

Nominee

"Waiting "
Waiting for the night run



The Decisive Leap Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"The Decisive Leap"
A rainy day in Belgrade, shooting from the Tram.



Vulture Kos Karathanasis
Netherlands

Nominee

"Vulture"
Vulture in Swaziland



Ipodess Lilyan Aloma
USA

Nominee

"Ipodess"
Herald Square, New York City, Silver Gelatin



Giraffe Eating Leaves Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Giraffe Eating Leaves"



Iron and Spirits Luca IZZO
France

Nominee

"Iron and Spirits"
When spirit and irons are designed to meet. NIKON D7000 - 10-24/24mm F22 / 2.9sec / Iso 100



Black Beach Silhouettes marianna armata
Canada

Nominee

"Black Beach Silhouettes"
A moment of serendipity as these two figures walked into my stone towers shot



Recapping The Session Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Recapping The Session"



The Squeeze Chute Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"The Squeeze Chute"



Meeting Each Other May Sim
Malaysia

Nominee

"Meeting Each Other"



Reflection Md Moniruzzaman Apon
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Reflection"
Street of Kolkata



Daniel Traditional Dancer Michael Rausch
USA

Nominee

"Daniel Traditional Dancer"
Powwow dancer from the Ho Chunk and Potawatomi tribes



Holguin Cuba 2, 2016 Michael Greig
USA

Nominee

"Holguin Cuba 2, 2016"



Somerset House Silhouette Michael Knapstein
USA

Nominee

"Somerset House Silhouette"
Photographed at Somerset House, London, England



Waiting Michael Knapstein
USA

Nominee

"Waiting"
Photographed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA



Glowing Nature Mohammad Murad
Kuwait

Nominee

"Glowing Nature"
Field Fare On A Small Rock Looking At A Flying Insect Just Minutes Before The Sunset



Children Fantasy World MOHD FIRDAUS ZULKEFILI
Malaysia

Nominee

"Children Fantasy World"
A boy ride a back of buffalo into the woods. They live far from technology and gadget world.



Bandon Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"Bandon"
Face Rock Beach, Bandon by the Sea, OR, USA



Taste of Paris Nikolai Endegor
France

Nominee

"Taste of Paris"
Model: Katerina Kaufman



Mystery Corner Norman Robbins
USA

Nominee

"Mystery Corner"
Shadow of street corner signs



Plate Spinning Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Plate Spinning"
Circus Conelli, Switzerland, 2011



Walk The Linke Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Walk The Linke"



Infatuation Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Infatuation"
Oslo, Norway



Alone at the Opera Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Alone at the Opera"
Oslo, Norway



Two Birds PRADEEP RAJA KANNAIAH
Singapore

Nominee

"Two Birds"
TWO BIRDS



Man on Quadricycle Rhonda Dubin
USA

Nominee

"Man on Quadricycle"



Sunset, Mekong River, Luang Prabang, 2009 Richard Murai
USA

Nominee

"Sunset, Mekong River, Luang Prabang, 2009"
Sunset and fisherman (soft focus lens), Mekong River, Luang Prabang



Detachment Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"Detachment"
35mm, black and white negative film.



Signs #6 Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"Signs #6"



Film Noir Self Portrait Sally Stevens
USA

Nominee

"Film Noir Self Portrait"
It's all done with smoke and mirrors...well,maybe just with mirrors...



Balcony Silhouettes Sandra Uittenbogaart
Netherlands

Nominee

"Balcony Silhouettes"
Balconies in new Lloyd Quarter, Rotterdam. Photographed in backlight.



The Fence Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"The Fence"



Closing In Steve Cheetham
UK

Nominee

"Closing In"
An incoming snow storm about to engulf a friend of mine on the Trotternish Ridge, Isle of Skye.



The Haunted Bay Swarup Chatterjee
India

Nominee

"The Haunted Bay"
Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'.



Cloudbow Namibia Thomas Kokta
USA

Nominee

"Cloudbow Namibia"
Rare moisture creates a cloudbow in the arid Namibian desert



Swans in the Mist Tony Gorham
New Zealand

Nominee

"Swans in the Mist"
Swans appear from the early morning mist at the lake - Takahoa New Zealand



Between Angel's Wings Vanda Ralevska
UK

Nominee

"Between Angel's Wings"



Underwater World Vanda Ralevska
UK

Nominee

"Underwater World"



Winter Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Nominee

"Winter"



We Photographers Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Nominee

"We Photographers"



Hummingbird In Flight Wayne Thornbrough
USA

Nominee

"Hummingbird In Flight"
Shot the bird from a distance into a bright while the bird was in the shade creating the silhouette



Sidewalk Reflections Wesley Pettus
USA

Nominee

"Sidewalk Reflections"
A rainy Oahu morning and a passerby reflected in a puddle.



Forgotton William Gleeson
Ireland

Nominee

"Forgotton"
A forgotton jetty in Cork Ireland



Danger Reflected Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"Danger Reflected"
Ibiza



Highland Guard yusup yogaswara
Australia

Nominee

"Highland Guard"
Break time during trip to Keraton summit



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