Still Life - Amateur

№1 Alexandr Pantyushin
Russia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"№1"



Burano Doorway Chuck Nakell
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Burano Doorway"
Entrance to young fisherman's home in Burano, Italy



Hello! Klas Anders
Sweden

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Hello!"



Seeing Absence Karen Lawton
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Seeing Absence"



Delirium tremens Manss Aval
USA

Honorable Mention

"Delirium tremens"



Avocado on Black Wesley Pettus
USA

Honorable Mention

"Avocado on Black"
Just a simple avocado that I was going to have for breakfast. After I cut it open I saw that the pattern in the fruit was unique and couldn't pass up a chance to photograph it. Breakfast was late.



I Lampiuna da Marina Massimiliano Balo'
Italy

Honorable Mention

"I Lampiuna da Marina"
A tribute to the street lights of my hometown Trapani.



Shades of 35-15 #2 Paul Crampton
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Shades of 35-15 #2"
Sunglasses from 1935 (on the right) and from 2015 (on the left). Both have multiple hinged sections.



Photogram with Muse Dave Hanson
USA

Honorable Mention

"Photogram with Muse"



Poseurs Catherine Roberts Leach
USA

Honorable Mention

"Poseurs"



Blown Milkweed Seeds Robert Finkelhor
USA

Honorable Mention

"Blown Milkweed Seeds"



Desolate Sun Flowers Devin Campbell
USA

Honorable Mention

"Desolate Sun Flowers"



Colander Bill Rosenberg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Colander"
Late afternoon sun casting its light through a kitchen window at Ca' d'Zan, John Ringling's mansion in Sarasota, Florida. The magnificent waterfront mansion is was patterned after the "palazzi" of Venice and built during the "Roaring 20's. It is a wonderful example of the opulence of the age.



Canna Flowers Hihi New Zealand Ian Shand
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Canna Flowers Hihi New Zealand"
Delicate



Bleeding Heart 1 Anne Marie Walters
UK

Honorable Mention

"Bleeding Heart 1"



Differing Viewpoints Greg Holba
UK

Honorable Mention

"Differing Viewpoints"
Differing viewpoints doesn't mean being distant



Zenn Beach Gary Kuroki
USA

Honorable Mention

"Zenn Beach"



Astrantia Skeleton Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Astrantia Skeleton "



Hydrangea with Melon Adele Spencer
Ireland

Nominee

"Hydrangea with Melon"



Rust in Peace Amardeep Singh
India

Nominee

"Rust in Peace"
Mongolia



Votary Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Votary"
A votary pierces his back with milk pots.(Part of a research project from multiple countries & trips to see the Thaipusam festival.)



Paris Lock Bridge Dismantled: Changed Ideas of Forever Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Paris Lock Bridge Dismantled: Changed Ideas of Forever"
The Pont des Arts bridge was weighted down by over 700,000 locks, which weighed over 45 tons. The locks were put there by couples who wanted to symbolize their love.



Socks Anita Schiedeck
Germany

Nominee

"Socks"



Nicandra Seed Heads Ann Bastion
New Zealand

Nominee

"Nicandra Seed Heads"
The lacey beauty in this seed head compelled me to capture it.



Paper Roll Ann Bastion
New Zealand

Nominee

"Paper Roll"



The Boys Hut Anne Lambe
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Boys Hut"
This image was taken in an old single mans musterers hut at Otematata Station.



Rose Anne Marie Walters
UK

Nominee

"Rose"



Beauty Of Greens Anne Marie Walters
UK

Nominee

"Beauty Of Greens"



Light Within Anne Marie Walters
UK

Nominee

"Light Within"



Untitled annemarie jacques
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Hosta 1 annemarie jacques
USA

Nominee

"Hosta 1"



Chinatown Arlene Vidor
USA

Nominee

"Chinatown"



Hanging Out in the Basement BD Richardson
USA

Nominee

"Hanging Out in the Basement"



Ready to Roll BD Richardson
USA

Nominee

"Ready to Roll"



Untitled Betsy Feick
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Untitled Betsy Feick
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Sundew Bill Harbin
USA

Nominee

"Sundew"



Bellevue Botanical Garden Leaves 6395 Bob Neiman
USA

Nominee

"Bellevue Botanical Garden Leaves 6395"
Bellevue Botanical Garden Leaves 6395



Hydreangea Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"Hydreangea"



Pinus Pinea Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"Pinus Pinea"



Elemental Piano Christopher Kingston
Canada

Nominee

"Elemental Piano"
Abandoned at a Russian Monastery back in the 60's The Elements have weathered this instrument.



Laundry Day Chuck Nakell
USA

Nominee

"Laundry Day"
Laundry day on Murano Island



Operating Table Corey Anka
Australia

Nominee

"Operating Table"
Operating theater inside Alcatraz Prison



In Bloom Courtney Massey
USA

Nominee

"In Bloom"



Driveway Daniel Malter
USA

Nominee

"Driveway"
Driveway in the Mission district in San Francisco. Unedited. Minolta XD-11.



Colossal Foot, Nagano, Japan Dave Rudin
USA

Nominee

"Colossal Foot, Nagano, Japan"
An image made at the Zenko-ji Temple in Nagano, Japan



The List David Johns
Canada

Nominee

"The List"



Pears Debbie Hartley
Australia

Nominee

"Pears"



A Few Flowers Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee

"A Few Flowers"
Medium Format film



Medusa's Bouquet Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Medusa's Bouquet"
Angels' Trumpets, Moving Digital Photogram



Equivalences Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Equivalences"



Tumbled Giants Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Tumbled Giants"
Sylt, 2016



Paris Match Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Paris Match"
Paris before the European Soccer Championship, 2016



Tire Needs Repair Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Tire Needs Repair"
Jackass Flat, OR



Reaching For The Sun Don Holman
USA

Nominee

"Reaching For The Sun"



Overlooking the Beach Don Holman
USA

Nominee

"Overlooking the Beach"



Remnant of Bodie Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"Remnant of Bodie"



Leaves Elisabeth Murray
USA

Nominee

"Leaves"
Leaves on a bush in a park in Brazil demonstrating how nature has its patterns



Reserved 98 Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"Reserved 98"



A Leaf Frans van Hoogstraten
Netherlands

Nominee

"A Leaf"
In camera multiple exposure of a beech leaf



Shop Front Greg Holba
UK

Nominee

"Shop Front"
Tattoo creativity hits the high street in Bath, UK



Abandoned Spring Mattress Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Nominee

"Abandoned Spring Mattress"
Abandoned Spring Mattress in the street of Paris



White Rose Gregoris Mentzas
Greece

Nominee

"White Rose"
High key interpretation of a white rose.



The Asparagus Death Guido Basevi
Italy

Nominee

"The Asparagus Death"
A dignified death for asparagus forgotten in the refrigerator



Lemons from Lake Garda Hans Bauer
Germany

Nominee

"Lemons from Lake Garda"



Sacred Datura or Devil's Trumpet? Heather Firth
USA

Nominee

"Sacred Datura or Devil's Trumpet?"
Spiritual hallucinogen, medicine, and deadly poison. These flowers bloom at night emitting a pleasant fragrance. Moonflower Canyon, Moab Utah USA



Glowing Water Lily, Coromandel, New Zealand Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Glowing Water Lily, Coromandel, New Zealand"
Delicate radiance in a quiet pond in a corner of the garden.



Rock Secrets 2 James McNelis
USA

Nominee

"Rock Secrets 2"



Ferrari Engine Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Ferrari Engine"



Icicles Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Icicles"



My Hat Jeannine Mullan
USA

Nominee

"My Hat"



Unlock the Eagle Jeff Moore
USA

Nominee

"Unlock the Eagle"
An new twist on an old sculpture



Flower Power Jim Bielecki
USA

Nominee

"Flower Power"
I stumbled across this old Dodge that was serving as a planter. Couldn't resist taking a pic.



Once Upon a Time Joan Caulfield
New Zealand

Nominee

"Once Upon a Time"



Table in Waiting John C Saponara Jr
USA

Nominee

"Table in Waiting"
A table awaiting a party in Cefalu'



Dead Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee

"Dead"
Rusting, dead gauges of a defunct power station



The Woman in the Wall Karen Lawton
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Woman in the Wall"



Was it Something I said Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Nominee

"Was it Something I said"



Hot Plate Kerry Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Hot Plate"



The Circle of Life Klaus Pfeiffer
Germany

Nominee

"The Circle of Life"



Renaissance Door Lock Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"Renaissance Door Lock"



Leaf of Cabbage Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"Leaf of Cabbage"



Hope for Life Kumkum Prakash Selvaraju
India

Nominee

"Hope for Life"
There are two hopes; one is to sell, and another one is to see the world.



Shred Kumkum Prakash Selvaraju
India

Nominee

"Shred"
Nature's shred is man's inspiration.



Delicate Dandelion Lea Foster
USA

Nominee

"Delicate Dandelion"
A dandelion at seed stage with rain droplets all over it.



Poppies of the Valley Leo Salazar
USA

Nominee

"Poppies of the Valley"
Valle Nuevo poppies after the rains



The Black Rose Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Black Rose"



Caught Up! Linda Treleaven
Canada

Nominee

"Caught Up!"
Fisherman's net



Fern Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Fern"



Pepsi Light Manfred Voss
Germany

Nominee

"Pepsi Light"



Chinoiserie Margrieta Jeltema
Italy

Nominee

"Chinoiserie"



Memories Margrieta Jeltema
Italy

Nominee

"Memories"



Three Roses Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Three Roses"



Tulips after the Rain Marie Kotschedoff
USA

Nominee

"Tulips after the Rain"



A Career Flight Path Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"A Career Flight Path"



Clothesline Michael Knapstein
USA

Nominee

"Clothesline"
Photographed in rural Wisconsin, USA



Fish Utopia, Metric vs Imperial Mihai Chebac
USA

Nominee

"Fish Utopia, Metric vs Imperial"



Goerz Camera and a Cup of Tea Mihai Chebac
USA

Nominee

"Goerz Camera and a Cup of Tea"



Fish Utopia, Fish and Chips Mihai Chebac
USA

Nominee

"Fish Utopia, Fish and Chips"



Corn Lily Mike Shea
USA

Nominee

"Corn Lily"



Metered Norman Robbins
USA

Nominee

"Metered"
Building metering system



Dry Flowers Oleksiy Sobol
Ukraine

Nominee

"Dry Flowers"
Dry season in steppe



Palm Detail Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Palm Detail"
backlit image of palm in Costa Rica



Shades of 35-15 #1 Paul Crampton
Canada

Nominee

"Shades of 35-15 #1"
Sunglasses from 1935 (on the right) and from 2015 (on the left). Both have multiple hinged sections.



Lotus in B&W Paul Denbow
USA

Nominee

"Lotus in B&W"



Chair Legs Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Chair Legs"
Interlocking chair legs creating fluid motion



Musical Sheet Paulo Mittelman
Brazil

Nominee

"Musical Sheet"
The sight of berries in backlit suggested me musical notes.



Free Floating Magnolia Petra Theilemann
Germany

Nominee

"Free Floating Magnolia"
this surreal magnolia blossom was taken in early spring 2015



Sacred Bison Rebecca Shellhamer
USA

Nominee

"Sacred Bison "
Bison is the most significant animal to many American Indian nations



Retread Richard Smukler
USA

Nominee

"Retread"
Eastern Sierras outside Bishop, California.



Napoleon's Window Robert Hewgley
USA

Nominee

"Napoleon's Window"



Charred Lodgepole Pine Robert Finkelhor
USA

Nominee

"Charred Lodgepole Pine"



Yesterday Industry 1.0 Rolf Mraz
Germany

Nominee

"Yesterday Industry 1.0"
at an old steelworks-site, nowadays out of business



Baby's Breath Ronald Cooley
USA

Nominee

"Baby's Breath"



Fallen Leaves Ronald Cooley
USA

Nominee

"Fallen Leaves"



White Tulip in Vase Sandra Uittenbogaart
Netherlands

Nominee

"White Tulip in Vase"
The simpler the better...



Begonia Sarah Caldwell
New Zealand

Nominee

"Begonia"



Puff Fluff Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Puff Fluff"
Colorado



Super Major Stuart Mauger
UK

Nominee

"Super Major"
Restored 1962 Super Major Tractor ready to work again.



Wessex Stuart Mauger
UK

Nominee

"Wessex"
An old Navy Wessex Helicopter laid to rest on the Guernsey Airport Fire Service training ground



Missing Susan Annable
USA

Nominee

"Missing"



Hutong Bricks tamsin green
UK

Nominee

"Hutong Bricks"
Beijing, China, 2011



Crime Scene Tanja Kuic Mamas
USA

Nominee

"Crime Scene"



monthly Tiffanie Ragasa
USA

Nominee

"monthly"



Spoonfull Tiffanie Ragasa
USA

Nominee

"Spoonfull"



7 Elements Timofey Tararin
Russia

Nominee

"7 Elements"
Macro shot of Daylily flower.



Wired Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Nominee

"Wired"
Abandoned Building in Detroit



Back Alley Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Nominee

"Back Alley"
Alley behind an abandoned building in Detroit



Oktober Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Oktober"



Poppy Shadow Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Poppy Shadow"



Faded Rose Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Faded Rose"



Cabbage Head Uri Mahlev
Israel

Nominee

"Cabbage Head"



Lamp 1 Vadim Linetskiy
UK

Nominee

"Lamp 1"



My Dad's Violin Vincent Morban
Canada

Nominee

"My Dad's Violin"
How dad could play!



Underpass Volker Birke
Germany

Nominee

"Underpass"
Top of an overburden of a former colliery at Gelsenkirchen-Buer called "Rungenberg" by night (LE, showing some star trails and aircraft trails)



Driftwood On The Shore Wayne Thornbrough
USA

Nominee

"Driftwood On The Shore"
White driftwood shot on the black shoreline of a Maine backwoods pond



Dance of the Stamens Wim Sanders
Netherlands

Nominee

"Dance of the Stamens"
The stamens of the white Amarylles



Drops on Tulip Wojciech Sciepko
Poland

Nominee

"Drops on Tulip"



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