Abstract - Professional

Giardia Martin Miller
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Giardia"
from the Pestilence Series



5 oclock somewhere Nita and Wales Madden III
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"5 oclock somewhere"



The battle of oranges Andrea Cittadini
Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"The battle of oranges"
A scene from the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea. The inhabitants, during the carnival, commemorate with strokes of orange the expulsion of a baron who starved the city in the Middle Ages.



Cracks Adoniram Sides
USA

Honorable Mention

"Cracks"
The subtle contractions and expansions of early ice caused these geometric patterns in the midst of a swamp.



Bursting Wide Open Jayne Silberman
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bursting Wide Open"
I looked up at a ceiling and discovered extraordinary texture in the peeling paint.



GTO2 Paul J Harvey
UK

Honorable Mention

"GTO2"
Location - Montlhery Classic Car Fete, France 2011.



Crossbeams Bruce Warren
USA

Honorable Mention

"Crossbeams"



Steppin Out of Time Mike Crews
USA

Honorable Mention

"Steppin Out of Time"
Long Exposure of Street Entertainer, Chicago



Windows Brenda Lindfors
USA

Honorable Mention

"Windows"



Silk Factory Lisa Powers
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Silk Factory"
Bags filled with silk threads in Chinese factory.



Schoolyard, Germany Joerg Hempel
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Schoolyard, Germany"
Due to a special " defect" of my digital back, I develop a special technique taking images in between a shot. This leeds me to a new way to see architecture, which is more a light-painting in betwe



Slide Study 7 Adam Williams
USA

Nominee

"Slide Study 7"
Playground slide, Centennial, Colorado.



The Mountain Adoniram Sides
USA

Nominee

"The Mountain"
A collapsing retaining wall presented beautiful landscapes in its decay.



Quick snow Aleksandr Korolev
USA

Nominee

"Quick snow"



Promenade Aleksandr Korolev
USA

Nominee

"Promenade"



Naissance du bleu de Sèvres Alix de Montaigu
France

Nominee

"Naissance du bleu de Sèvres"
Cité de la Céramique



Circle Line Allan Hunter Shoemake
USA

Nominee

"Circle Line"



unknown Soldier Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica
Italy

Nominee

"unknown Soldier"
arc de triomphe de l'étoile Paris -Feast of July 14, taking of the Bastille, reflection



Mustache Andrea Kornfeld
Hungary

Nominee

"Mustache"
Poster in sunshine not Photoshop



NY Subway Annette Willis
Australia

Nominee

"NY Subway"
Trains fly by in a conjunction of lines.



Antelope Canyon Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Antelope Canyon"
Looking through dark canyon walls, your eyes play tricks trying to discern foreground from background.



nature and citizen Balázs Merész
Hungary

Nominee

"nature and citizen"



Into The Light Barb Young
USA

Nominee

"Into The Light"



Gathering Rain Bill Sosin
USA

Nominee

"Gathering Rain"
From a new series of images titled Proper Souls.



Pattern 011413A Bill Pielsticker
USA

Nominee

"Pattern 011413A"
Transient pattern on a frozen lake in winter.



Pattern 011413C Bill Pielsticker
USA

Nominee

"Pattern 011413C"
Transient pattern on a frozen lake in winter.



Brandvanegmond light object Brigitte Kroone
Netherlands

Nominee

"Brandvanegmond light object"



Puddle Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"Puddle"
A street lamp reflected in a puddle of the streets of Dunedin, New Zealand



chain Christian Mushenko
Australia

Nominee

"chain"
a chain of legs



Tim Andrews Clockwork Parkinsons Cure Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee

"Tim Andrews Clockwork Parkinsons Cure"
A portrait taken of Tim Andrews for his ongoing photographic project, called Over The Hill, asking photographers to interpret him and his Parkinson's Disease



Fibre Optic Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee

"Fibre Optic"



Light Study Number One Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee

"Light Study Number One"



U.S. Way Out Daniel Cramer
Germany

Nominee

"U.S. Way Out"
U.S.WAY OUT



Cubic Star Dave Bowman
UK

Nominee

"Cubic Star"
An abstract view of the famous Cubic Houses in Rotterdam, Netherlands



Train of Thought Diana Johnson
UK

Nominee

"Train of Thought"
Who knows the working of the mind?



Sea Link Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee

"Sea Link"



Monte Bianco_3769 Edoardo Romagnoli
Italy

Nominee

"Monte Bianco_3769"
Edoardo Romagnoli has a longstanding and special relationship with the moon which he has featured in many of his photographs and which, in return, seems to have concede to him the most exclusive and s



falling towers Elena Isenegger
Russia

Nominee

"falling towers"



elefante Enric Macia
Spain

Nominee

"elefante "



Reflection Eric Loh Yong Kim
Singapore

Nominee

"Reflection"



My old Chevy Nova Eugenio Opitz
Hungary

Nominee

"My old Chevy Nova "
Macro close up photography



Holocaust Memorial II Eydis Einarsdottir
Canada

Nominee

"Holocaust Memorial II"
Holocaust Memorial, Berlin - Collage



Shadow Galia Yotova
Bulgaria

Nominee

"Shadow"
An ex chapel with a hospital in Ruse, Bulgatia. It used to be a morgue and laboratory. There were just shadows roaming there in the summer of 2000.



Lighthearted Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee

"Lighthearted"
'Light Imitating Art' series: distortion of light



A Light Twirl Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee

"A Light Twirl"
'Light Imitating Art' series: distortion of light



Masquerade Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee

"Masquerade"
'Light Imitating Art' series: distortion of light



Bring To Light Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee

"Bring To Light"
'Light Imitating Art' series: distortion of light



Train - New Canaan Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee

"Train - New Canaan"
Commuter train leaving the station at New Canaan, CT



Silken Jeff Johnson
USA

Nominee

"Silken"
A Dahlia in dreamstate. Well, in my dream anyhow!



Concorde Jiri Jiroutek
Czech Republic

Nominee

"Concorde"



Slinky Joanne Scherf
USA

Nominee

"Slinky"
Sleight of hand; a walking spring toy of visual deception



Sensual Jocelyn Watts
Australia

Nominee

"Sensual"
The sensual feminine form is portrayed with incense smoke.



Burnt Matchsticks John E. Kelly
USA

Nominee

"Burnt Matchsticks"
Single subject, one dimensional, abstract still life.



Bench Jorg Bräuer
Belgium

Nominee

"Bench"



Milwaukee_Egg_Shell Karen Hirsch
USA

Nominee

"Milwaukee_Egg_Shell"
Digital Interpretation of my photo of a hallway



Through_a_tent_lightly Karen Hirsch
USA

Nominee

"Through_a_tent_lightly"
Photo taken at a Chicago area hotel



Mercurial_drop Karen Hirsch
USA

Nominee

"Mercurial_drop"
Digital interpretation of an architectural structure



Shadows Katarina Jesna - Smikova
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Shadows"
Casa Batlló, Barcelona



WATERWOMAN 01 Ken Sivertsen
Norway

Nominee

"WATERWOMAN 01"
A Woman receives yoga in water, Part One



Rovers Kimmo Lang
Sweden

Nominee

"Rovers"
Lights in the sky



Monet1 Kristofer Dan-Bergman
USA

Nominee

"Monet1"
Monet in the Park



Trolly crossing Larry Angier
USA

Nominee

"Trolly crossing"
Trolly tracks intersect a crosswalk on the streets of Belgrade, Serbia.



tear laurent girard
USA

Nominee

"tear"
water museum, piracicaba, brazil, 2009



BlAckWHiTE Leon van der Flier
Netherlands

Nominee

"BlAckWHiTE"



Earthquake! Lisa Powers
New Zealand

Nominee

"Earthquake!"
The terror of being trapped during the major earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand 2011



Pylon 02 Marcus Buck
Germany

Nominee

"Pylon 02"
Pylons is a serie playing with forms and contrasts taken 2012



Pylon 04 Marcus Buck
Germany

Nominee

"Pylon 04"
Pylons is a serie playing with forms and contrasts taken 2012y



Oasis, Calgary, Alberta Mark Vitaris
Canada

Nominee

"Oasis, Calgary, Alberta"



Ice Water. Elkwater, Alberta Mark Vitaris
Canada

Nominee

"Ice Water. Elkwater, Alberta"



Lyme Disease Martin Miller
USA

Nominee

"Lyme Disease"
from the Pestilence Series



Dengue Fever Martin Miller
USA

Nominee

"Dengue Fever"
from the Pestilence Series



Reflection Martin Sitta
USA

Nominee

"Reflection"
Human vs. nature shapes



Sheet of paper 2 Martin Sitta
USA

Nominee

"Sheet of paper 2"
Composition was created with one sheet of paper.



The Bottles of Crystal Palace Miguel Matos
USA

Nominee

"The Bottles of Crystal Palace"
Crystal Palace is a glass palace located in Madrid's Buen Retiro Park.



Wire & Clouds Ming Chien Chia
Singapore

Nominee

"Wire & Clouds"
Taken in Saigon, a city where the sky is often blocked by a jungle of overhead wires, this photo illustrates that an eye-sore can also offer up poetry.



7th Dimension Nathan Small
UK

Nominee

"7th Dimension"



Rorshach Phil James
UK

Nominee

"Rorshach"
A photographic intepretation of the Rorshach ink blot tests



Jackfruit Ricardo de Vicq de Cumptich
Brazil

Nominee

"Jackfruit"



Battistero Riccardo Magherini
Italy

Nominee

"Battistero"



Badass Rodrigo Tibyrica
Canada

Nominee

"Badass"



Under the Arc de Triomphe Roos Hobe
Netherlands

Nominee

"Under the Arc de Triomphe "
Analog picture, mamyia ZE -2



fish water stefano lunardi
Italy

Nominee

"fish water"



on the window stefano lunardi
Italy

Nominee

"on the window"
digital image



quelle 2012 Timo Maschlone
Germany

Nominee

"quelle 2012"



fumo Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"fumo"



Cabin Werner Anderson
Norway

Nominee

"Cabin"
In the dark wintertime, new layers occurs



Nipples Wim van Ophem
Netherlands

Nominee

"Nipples"
From the project: Inside II. Photo made in 2012



frost patterns Wolfgang Lackner
Austria

Nominee

"frost patterns"
frost patterns on a window in the morning, before being melted by the rising sun.



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