Still Life - Amateur

Lily Susan Brandt Graham
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Lily"



Uncle Walter's Silver Donna Rosser
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Uncle Walter's Silver"
Uncle Walter's Silver is part of an ongoing series of photographs of family pieces. A few years before my paternal grandmother descended into full Alzheimer's, she would give family heirlooms for Christmas and other gifts. One Christmas she gave me this and inside was a note; "Donna, This belonged to your Great Uncle Walter. It is real old. I hope you can use it."



Mystery Trish Woodford
Australia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Mystery"



KITCHEN CORNER Robi Ganguli
India

Honorable Mention

"KITCHEN CORNER"



untitled Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Honorable Mention

"untitled"
Window in Ireland



Belly and Cup Mayda Rumberg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Belly and Cup"



A Rainy Day Yasuteru Kasano
Japan

Honorable Mention

"A Rainy Day"



Leonardo's Vitruvian Flower Greg Holba
UK

Honorable Mention

"Leonardo's Vitruvian Flower"
Part of Leonardo's Vitruvian Man tattooed onto a flower, highlighting common proportions shared by man and flower.



The Abandoned Room Mark Roberts
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Abandoned Room"
Ghost town of Bodie, CA 6 sec exp Sept 2012



Tires Without Rims Aaron English
USA

Nominee

"Tires Without Rims"



Artifacts Elephant Aynsley Stelfox
Canada

Nominee

"Artifacts Elephant"



Artifacts Garlic Aynsley Stelfox
Canada

Nominee

"Artifacts Garlic"



Dream Team Bernhard Schmidt
Germany

Nominee

"Dream Team"
A showcase in Shanghai



A Salute to the Masters Colleen Renshaw
USA

Nominee

"A Salute to the Masters"
Flowers captured as still life in Sonoma Ca.



Help Me Coltelli Stefano
Italy

Nominee

"Help Me"
Sometimes cutlery needs help too!



The Eyeglasses Cynthia Merzer
USA

Nominee

"The Eyeglasses"
Auschwitz



The Shoes Cynthia Merzer
USA

Nominee

"The Shoes"
Auschwitz



Hibiskos in Black and White Dawn LeBlanc
Canada

Nominee

"Hibiskos in Black and White"
A lovely hibiscus in its last dance, captured as it lay dying.



Fresh Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Fresh"



Topology Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Topology"
Brugmansia / Angel's Trumpet



Mondrian's Monarch Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Mondrian's Monarch"



Leaf Study #6 Donna Rosser
USA

Nominee

"Leaf Study #6"
Part of a study of the leaves after they fall.



Sunflower Study Douglas Capron
Canada

Nominee

"Sunflower Study"
A view of the inflorescence of a sunflower head before blooming



Zen Gabriel Stanciu
Romania

Nominee

"Zen"



Uncle's bike Gabriel Stanciu
Romania

Nominee

"Uncle's bike"
All with an old perfume in an old Hebrew cemetery somewhere in the past



Low Hanging Fruit Geoffrey Agrons
USA

Nominee

"Low Hanging Fruit"



Flower Ghassan El-Moussa
USA

Nominee

"Flower"
Bloom



Yearning Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee

"Yearning"



Red cabbage Gwenny Eeckels
Belgium

Nominee

"Red cabbage"
The dead of the red cabbage



Forks and Strawberries Heiner Pflug
Brazil

Nominee

"Forks and Strawberries"
Taken the picture before eating the berries



Nature's Creativity Heiner Pflug
Brazil

Nominee

"Nature's Creativity"
Bewildered by the beauty of nature



Improvisation Henry Foster
USA

Nominee

"Improvisation"
Empty seed pod halves, from a Delonix Regia tree, arranged on a black stone walking path.



Kettle Hyunmoo Lee
Korea (South)

Nominee

"Kettle"
This image was taken by a 4x5 camera with paper negative.



untitled.1 Iaia Gagliani
Italy

Nominee

"untitled.1"



Wand Ian Good
UK

Nominee

"Wand"
Bauhaus Museum, Berlin.



From China Indra Swari Wonowidjojo
Singapore

Nominee

"From China"
Cherry Blossom From China



La chute d'Icare Jean-Pierre Malo
Canada

Nominee

"La chute d'Icare"
The Fall of Icarus



Fondue Forks Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee

"Fondue Forks"



Glasses Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee

"Glasses"



Stacked Plates Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee

"Stacked Plates"



Untitled 2 Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 2"



Flight Jerome Skiscim Skiscim
USA

Nominee

"Flight"
Remnants of a tree frozen in it's flight from life



Forgotten Apron Jerome Skiscim Skiscim
USA

Nominee

"Forgotten Apron"
Leftovers from an abandoned tobacco field farmhouse



Hanging Head Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee

"Hanging Head"
Taken in a Melbourne Op shop



Table legs and a jug of pottery. Klas Anders
Sweden

Nominee

"Table legs and a jug of pottery."



Cow skull and white pitcher. Klas Anders
Sweden

Nominee

"Cow skull and white pitcher."



Dry flower in a vase of tin. Klas Anders
Sweden

Nominee

"Dry flower in a vase of tin."



what you can find in the sand desert in Oman Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"what you can find in the sand desert in Oman"



The Violin Lida Chaulet
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Violin"



Life Unfolds Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"Life Unfolds"



The Last Petal Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Last Petal"



Steel Dawg Llewellyn Douglas
Jamaica

Nominee

"Steel Dawg"



Grapes of Wrath Llewellyn Douglas
Jamaica

Nominee

"Grapes of Wrath"



Tulip 2 Magnus Karlson
Sweden

Nominee

"Tulip 2"



tulips Margrieta Jeltema
Italy

Nominee

"tulips"



lace skins marianna armata
Canada

Nominee

"lace skins"
translucent skins of ground cherries look like fine lace dresses



Head Rest Martina Platte
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Head Rest"



Bicycle I Michael Troop
USA

Nominee

"Bicycle I"
Throughout Europe, bikes line the streets, each with its own place, character and story



Still life Nina Staff
Norway

Nominee

"Still life"
Paris , october 2012, film based



Seminarian's Bedroom Patricia Galagan
USA

Nominee

"Seminarian's Bedroom"
From a project on personal space in Havana, Cuba, fifty years after the Cuban Revolution



The Departed's Room Patricia Galagan
USA

Nominee

"The Departed's Room"
From a project on personal space in Havana, Cuba, fifty years after the Cuban Revolution



Spare Room Patricia Galagan
USA

Nominee

"Spare Room"
From a project on personal space in Havana, Cuba, fifty years after the Cuban Revolution



Essential Trinity Patricia Galagan
USA

Nominee

"Essential Trinity"
From a project on personal space in Havana, Cuba, fifty years after the Cuban Revolution



The Price of Forgetting To Love Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Price of Forgetting To Love"
In a time of turmoil and state sponsored destruction, this powerful sculpture reminds us of the failure to understand and accept the notion that our differences are very fundamental to human existence



Spring on the Hills Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Spring on the Hills"
Wellington, New Zealand



Stainless Steel Flock Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Stainless Steel Flock"
Te Awamutu, New Zealand



We Make Up Myths As We Go Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"We Make Up Myths As We Go"
Wellington, New Zealand



Wagon & Lemons Philip Schwartz
USA

Nominee

"Wagon & Lemons"



Unfinished Construction Philip Schwartz
USA

Nominee

"Unfinished Construction"



A certain smile ran zeimer
USA

Nominee

"A certain smile"



Orchids Roger Parvin
USA

Nominee

"Orchids"
A gift for my birthday



Effects Of Time Roman Dadiomov
Russia

Nominee

"Effects Of Time"
Perm, 2008



She doesn't write, she doesn't call Ron Hewit
UK

Nominee

"She doesn't write, she doesn't call"
A poignant view of a postbox on the Essex coast that has seen better days



Arabica Salva Piera
Ireland

Nominee

"Arabica"



Oranges Sandro Tedde
Italy

Nominee

"Oranges"



Tulip Seth Dunne
USA

Nominee

"Tulip"



Room Tatiana Bitir
Canada

Nominee

"Room"
Toronto 2013



Orchid Tatsiana Moskalenko
Belarus

Nominee

"Orchid"



iconic Tiffanie Ragasa
USA

Nominee

"iconic"
Taken with IR / full spectrum modified Pentax K5, Voigtlander Color Heliar 75mm f/2.5 SL and B+W 090 filter.



Shadows on the wall Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Shadows on the wall"
The hunters house, Westheim, Germany



In Autumn Yasuteru Kasano
Japan

Nominee

"In Autumn"



Shower Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Shower"



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