Pier

Leonardo de Cesaris

Italy

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Pier"
Master Pier in Sardinia



Stone Garden

Stephanie E'amato

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Stone Garden"
Taken at Freeway Park in Seattle with a Canon EOS 1Ds MarkII with a 300mm lens.



Aria Nite

Robert Hewgley

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Aria Nite"



Butterflies of Joy

Swarup Chatterjee

India

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Butterflies of Joy"
The Mumbai Sea Link is not only an architechtural splendour. More than a bridge, it's a messenger of happiness uniting the spirit of Mumbai.



Puddle Reflection

Jay Bransfield

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Puddle Reflection"



New World Symphony HK 0435

Bob Neiman

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"New World Symphony HK 0435"
This image was taken at New World Symphony Hall in Miami Beach



Mirage Chasers

Remi Joseph d'Argent

Australia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Mirage Chasers"
love the textures in these tile in a hotel lobby and waited patiently for some proper dressed guest



Airport

Sidney Cheung

Hong Kong

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Airport"



Bird Uncaged

Tanja Kuic

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Bird Uncaged"



Endless

Cindy Bosveld

Australia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Endless"
This is one of my favourite place for Sunset Landscape - I always wanted to capture something very simple when the tide is low the sky was plain with Long Exposure of 90 seconds.



0_Rising 01

Nirzhar Pradhan

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"0_Rising 01"
From the series, "Rising, Falling". An attempt at looking deeper into the present moment.



Spiral

Susan Hillyard

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Spiral"
iPhoneography



Abstract Landscape Study 1

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract Landscape Study 1"
Bamboo sticks on a seaweed farm, China



Cloning

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Cloning"



A Classic

Lilyan Aloma

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"A Classic"
Eighth Avenue and West 22nd Street, New York City, Digital Image



Futurism

Ron Schwager

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Futurism"
Our environmental engineers and architects are creating evolving forms. Buldings are becoming interesting shapes. This is an example juxtaposed with gracefully rolled paper.



Scribble

Alexander Kamakaev

Russia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Scribble"



Blades

Bowman Ashe

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Blades"



Fantasy Earth1

Dan Yang Wu

Taiwan

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Fantasy Earth1"
2016Taipei



Man-O-War

matt stock

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Man-O-War"
Close up of the tentacle structure of a man-o-war photographed in a tank in my studio.



The Train

Ross Deverson

Canada

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"The Train"
Where: Jakarta, Indonesia. About: A train leaving the station



Flow2

Sacha Ineichen

Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Flow2"
sea grass



Driveby

Jackie Ranken

New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Driveby"
Driveby capture from the passenger seat.



Escher's Place

Robert Pendleton

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Escher's Place"
Enhanced Digital Image, Oceanside, CA.



No title (2)

Betsy Feick

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"No title (2)"



Nature's Nude in Sandy Dunes

Tony Hertz

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Nature's Nude in Sandy Dunes"
The Oceano sand dunes reveal an idyllic and eerie-like nude figure.



Bushy

Amr El-shafei

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Bushy"



masquerade #5

Masahiro Ito

Japan

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"masquerade #5"
Through something that we can't be seen in daily, I show that it's present in a place that doesn't seem true of the goodness of you.



Saute Pan Light

Bill Motley

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Saute Pan Light"



Solar System

Paul Hetzel

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Solar System"
Rock detail Boulder, Utah



Alien (2)

Susan Brunner

Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Alien (2)"



3 Muses

James A. Hudson

UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"3 Muses"
Fashion story inspired by Plutarch’s ancient muses: Practice, Memory and Song.



Plates Composition

Christoph Oberenzer

Germany

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Plates Composition "



Cloud Lines

Kevin Vandivier

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Cloud Lines"
While flying to an assignment, I looked out the window to see these clouds all lined up as though they had been placed in an order. I’ve never seen anything like it. I grabbed my camera and shot a...



Open Cage

Mauro Boiteux

Brazil

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Open Cage"



Butterfly Fingers

Michel Merce

Canada

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Butterfly Fingers"
How to transform a man and his hand to a butterfly...



Transizione

Massimiliano Balo

UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Transizione"
A gondolier passing trough a bridge in Venice.



Midnight Dunes 1

Peter Arnold

UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Midnight Dunes 1"
Midnight Dunes Series



2715

Edoardo Romagnoli

Italy

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"2715"
11 august 2014, 23.31pm, the light of the moon tears the landscape, one shot, no post production



Arcology1

Mihai Florea

Australia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Arcology1"



Any Which Way

Linda Jarrett

New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Any Which Way"



Steel Block Composition no.4

Paul Grand

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Steel Block Composition no.4"
Antique steel blocks - New York 2016



Dots

Beatrix Jourdan

Hungary

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Abstract
Professional

"Dots"



Powerlines

Christoph Oberenzer

Germany

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Abstract
Amateur

"Powerlines"



Elephant Abstract

Lennette Newell

USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Abstract
Professional

"Elephant Abstract"
African Elephant Eye



Pulse

Volker Kesting

Netherlands

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Abstract
Amateur

"Pulse"



Hands

Marcus Hausser

Brazil

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Professional

"Hands"
Man of Hands



De Fall

Roberto De Mitri

Italy

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Amateur

"De Fall"
Hasselblad 501CM, black and white negative film, medium format, digital double exposure.



Geometric

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Geometric"



Door, Bahrain

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Door, Bahrain"
Detail of a wooden door handle, Bahrain



Volcanic Rivers

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Volcanic Rivers"
aerial view from a cessna plane to the icelandic rivers



Birds

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Birds"
incredible graffiti on the facade of a building in Milan . Suddenly, the city has become a small vi



Weekend

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Weekend"



Wired

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wired"



Lines (1)

Andre Boto

Portugal

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lines (1)"
Just two spoons...



man and machine #3

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"man and machine #3"
detail of a historic steam compressor in a disused coking plant in the Ruhr area in Germany



Starry Night

Ankit Nandwani

India

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Starry Night"



Water Drops

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Water Drops"
Water Drop Collision



Insight

Anna Kadykova

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Insight"



Demonstration

Anna Wloch

Poland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Demonstration"
Poland



Beauty of Decay

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Beauty of Decay"



Leaf Sculpture

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Leaf Sculpture"



Multiple Effects of Reflection

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Multiple Effects of Reflection"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



The Visitor

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Visitor"



TV Age 2

Arlene Vidor

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"TV Age 2"



Untitled (2)

Barbara Warren

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Untitled (2)"



No title (1)

Betsy Feick

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"No title (1)"



Paris Street

Betty De Oliveira

South Africa

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Paris Street"



Ogden Walk

Bob St. Cyr

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ogden Walk"
Long Exposure at Ogden Point made with my 4x5 pinhole camera



Puff

Bowman Ashe

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Puff"



Transmutation I

Carol Sharp

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Transmutation I"



Angels Wings

Carolyn Knorr

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Angels Wings"
She looked up and saw her sister ascend to heaven.



[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream (1)

Cathrin Schulz

South Africa

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream (1)"
A project with animal handler Luke Cornell and his wild animal sanctuary. South Africa, 2014.



[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream (2)

Cathrin Schulz

South Africa

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream (2)"
A project with animal handler Luke Cornell and his wild animal sanctuary. South Africa, 2014.



Untitled (1)

Chou Fang Yu

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Untitled (1)"



Topographic

Christian Meermann

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Topographic"
The chest of a rhino, photographed and processed to resemble the areal view of a rugged landscape.



Perspective vs View

Christian Mushenko

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Perspective vs View"
We all view the world framed by our past and filtered by our experience



Abstract Downtown LA

Christina Czybik

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract Downtown LA"
One Exposure of the View on Downtown Los Angeles



Water Study 2

Christina Schmidhofer

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Water Study 2"
water study series



Space H2O 2

Christina Schmidhofer

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Space H2O 2"
Space



Lightpoints

Christoph Oberenzer

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Lightpoints"



Water Spiral

Christoph Oberenzer

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Water Spiral"



Dancing on Water

Christopher Brown

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Dancing on Water"
4x5 Large Format Film



Study of Light

Christopher Brown

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Study of Light"
4x5 Large Format Film



Peace, Hope & Love

Cindy Bosveld

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Peace, Hope & Love"
The Peace of Mind after a busy day and relax watching the Waves at my favourite place for sunset Landscape.



Bokeh

Clayton Bastiani

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Bokeh"



Obscured

Corey Anka

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Obscured"
Looking through the Glass in Chicago



An Abstract Eye

Dan Yang Wu

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"An Abstract Eye"
2016Taipei



Fantasy Earth3

Dan Yang Wu

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Fantasy Earth3"
2016Taipei



Serpent's Breath

Danielle Austen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Serpent's Breath"
Long exposure on the Little Pigeon River, Greenbrier, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN.



Raven

Danielle Austen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Raven"
Long exposure of tidal waters at Schoodic Pennsula, Acadia National Park, ME.



Liquid Study #4

David Filiberti

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Liquid Study #4"
This is a study of the various forms that liquid takes in an airborne state.



Liquid Study #5

David Filiberti

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Liquid Study #5"
This is a study of the various forms that liquid takes in an airborne state.



Dancing Against the Wall

Deniz Saylan

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Dancing Against the Wall"



Dune Goddess

Diane Kaye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dune Goddess"
Darkroom Solarization



Spontaneous Dance

Diane Kaye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Spontaneous Dance"



Dry Lake

Don Jacobson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dry Lake"
Dry Lake, Nevada



Wahkeena Ice 1

Don Jacobson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wahkeena Ice 1"



Highway Ice

Don Jacobson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Highway Ice"



BLACK BOAT

Doron Ambar

Israel

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"BLACK BOAT"



BLACK&WHITE BOATS

Doron Ambar

Israel

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"BLACK&WHITE BOATS"



Immerse

Doroth�e Rapp

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Immerse"



Astronauts & Indians Hanging Piece

Dunja Dumanski

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Astronauts & Indians Hanging Piece"
Collaboration of Small Green Door and Astronauts & Indians



The Fan

Duschan Tomic

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The Fan"
Part of a series of cacti photographs while in Apulia, Italy



Aloe

Duschan Tomic

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Aloe"
Part of a series of cacti photographs while in Apulia, Italy



Monte Bianco 6808

Edoardo Romagnoli

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Monte Bianco 6808"
2015-09-25-00.49am,Monte Bianco,the light of three moon on the top of Monte Bianco,no postproduction



Longing III

EJ An

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Longing III"



In The Cold Light of Night

Ellen Jantzen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"In The Cold Light of Night"
From my Unity of Time and Place series



Negative Dreaming

Ellen Jantzen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Negative Dreaming"
Negative Dreaming



Inside the Exterior

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Inside the Exterior"
Single exposure. Looking through reflections on glass exterior to view the interior stairwell.



Art Gallery of Alberta

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Art Gallery of Alberta"
Single exposure. Reflections partially mask interior view.



What is Real?

Emre Turan

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"What is Real?"
taken in izmir at sunrise;a photo studio window with a lot of reflections but which one is real ?



When We Remember a Famous Painting

Eunice Vasques

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"When We Remember a Famous Painting"
It is a tribute to Michelangelo and The Creation of Adam



Crumble in the Woods

Florian W. Mueller

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Crumble in the Woods"
Minimalistic multilayer photography of a forest in northern Sweden.



Introspection

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Introspection"
Light Imitating Art series



Light Flow

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Light Flow"
Light Imitating Art series



Skyscrapers

Hans Bauer

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Skyscrapers"



Curves

Harriet Dye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Curves"



Graffiti Railroad Bridge #2

Harvey Duze

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Graffiti Railroad Bridge #2"
Graffiti covered Susquehanna Division Railroad Bridge near Port Deposit, MD, across Octoraro Creek.



Pattern 2

Helen Zakhtser

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Pattern 2"



Single-Slit Experiment 05

Hiroyasu Matsui

Japan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Single-Slit Experiment 05"
This work is using a lens an 0.5mm slit was prepared using two razor blades.



Abstract 2

James Fox

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract 2"
Mist from Morning Glory pool in Yellowstone NP



Abstract !

James Fox

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract !"
Grass and tree parts



Black Cloud Strike

Janice Tieken

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Black Cloud Strike"
A contrail, a cloud and many lines crossing



H2O Atom Heart Mother

Jean Rouzaud

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"H2O Atom Heart Mother"
Block of ice with projector and 4 symmetries. Strange life form appear.



Scotch Tapes 2

Jean-Marc Felix

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Scotch Tapes 2"
Photo from the series "Sponges" by Swiss artist Dora Freiermuth



Infinitely Smooth

Jeannine Mullan

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Infinitely Smooth"



Berlin Monument

Jeff Moore

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Berlin Monument"
A jewish monument in Berlin



Spatula of tree

Jeff Moore

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Spatula of tree"
A well groomed tree.



The Conversation

Jeff Olson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Conversation"



Night Street

Jiri Tondl

Czech Republic

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Night Street"
New Year's decoration of streets



Man in Space

Joe Youssef

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Man in Space"
abstract of future travel to space



Waterlines 01

John Alfano

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Waterlines 01"



Waterlines 11

John Alfano

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Waterlines 11"



Waterlines 14

John Alfano

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Waterlines 14"



Waterlines 16

John Alfano

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Waterlines 16"



Penrose Stairs 2

Jonathan Banks

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Penrose Stairs 2"
Looking up a stair well with a mirror ceiling giving the illusion that we are looking down



Windows

Joseph O'Neill

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Windows"



Song of Autumn in the Springtime, Rubén Darío

Juan Vindel

Nicaragua

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Song of Autumn in the Springtime, Rubén Darío"
Gelatine Silver print & photogram, part of the triptych: '' Hypnagogic ''



Ice Pond IV

Judith Ebenstein

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ice Pond IV"
Influenced by Gregor Morandi, I sought a mirror of the world in the limits of an ice encrusted pond.



Textures of Time

Julien Manigand

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Textures of Time "
Textures of Time - Ice



Whose Reality?

Juliet Harrison

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Whose Reality?"
Shot on 35mm film.



Alien (1)

Karen Lawton

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Alien (1)"



Confusing Times

Karen Michaels

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Confusing Times"
A visual interpretation of the physical symptoms, felt by many, during these uncertain times.



Tulips in the Night

Karen Steenwinkel

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Tulips in the Night"
A different perspective on the most colorful part of the Netherlands



Rolling

Karim Carella

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Rolling"



City Nights2

Keith Ellul

Malta

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"City Nights2"
Life in a silent city by night.



Siberia

Kentaro Sekine

Japan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Siberia"
The image reminds me of Siberia from a view on board. Taken in Hokkaido, Japan.



Liberum Solveret

Kingsley Burton

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Liberum Solveret"
I have waited 20 years to take this photograph



Alligators in New York

Kingsley Burton

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Alligators in New York"
Reflections in New York



Dream Flower 1

Klaus-Juergen Roericht

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dream Flower 1"



Dream Flower 2

Klaus-Juergen Roericht

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dream Flower 2"



I Can See U

Kristofer Dan-Bergman

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"I Can See U"
This is one photograph from my "Bridges to Manhattan" series



Artistic patterns

Kumkum Prakash Selvaraju

India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Artistic patterns"
Artistic patterns around the evolution of life.



Harlem-125th

Lauren Golden

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Harlem-125th"



July 4th Fireworks

Laurie Rhodes

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"July 4th Fireworks"
Photograph of fireworks through a screen window



Natural Impression

Lennette Newell

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Natural Impression"
composite of tree reflection landscape



Limits

Leonard Butusina

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Limits"
Peace



Every second

Leonid Goldin

Israel

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Every second"
2015 year



When Food is Fast

Lilyan Aloma

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"When Food is Fast"
Broadway and West 50th Street, New York City, Digital Image



Discontinuity

Linda Jarrett

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Discontinuity"



Forest Burn

Linda Treleaven

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Forest Burn"



Entrances and Exits

Liz Hardley

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Entrances and Exits"



Shadow

Louis Gaillard

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shadow"



At My Feet

Lucy A Kennedy

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"At My Feet"
Sands of the Pacific.



Behind CVS

Lucy A Kennedy

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Behind CVS"
This is a garage in Vegas!



Highway

Madiha Abdo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Highway"



Parallel Lines

Madiha Abdo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Parallel Lines"



Affection

Manfred Schroeder

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Affection"



Cyclops

Manss Aval

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Cyclops"



Caligraphy

Manss Aval

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Caligraphy"



Slit

Manuel Correia

Portugal

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Slit"
Aerial Photograph of MaranhĂŁo, Brazil



Staircase

Marc Hodel

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Staircase"
external staircase with shadow from the roof



Whirlwind Rubbers

Marc Lacharité

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Whirlwind Rubbers"



Class Time

Marg Navratil

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Class Time"



The Giant

Marianne Côté

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Giant"
Carlsbad caverns



Tree Ghosts IV

Mark Kelly

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Tree Ghosts IV"



Bird of Paradise Blooming

Maryellen Aoibhell Stewart

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Bird of Paradise Blooming"
The photograph imitates the idea, like a fanciful flower imitating a bird.



masquerade #1

Masahiro Ito

Japan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"masquerade #1"
Through something that we can't be seen in daily, I show that it's present in a place that doesn't seem true of the goodness of you.



Throught The Night

Massimiliano Balo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Throught The Night"



Are You With Me?

Massimiliano Balo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Are You With Me?"



Viaggi Astrali

Massimiliano Balo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Viaggi Astrali"
Number VI of a series of works entitled "Viaggi Astrali". "Astral Travel" is an Abstract of an out-of-body experience.



Movement of Water over Rock

Mathew Oldershaw

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Movement of Water over Rock"



Sleeping Dragon

Michael McLaughlin

Ireland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Sleeping Dragon"
The Sleeping Dragon lies dormant within the badlands at Death Valley



Reflection I

Michael Shapiro

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Reflection I"
Oosterpark, Amsterdam 2016



Glasgow Puddle

Michael J Locke

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Glasgow Puddle"



Frozen Coastline

Michael J Locke

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Frozen Coastline"



Spaghetti

Michael O.A. Klapper

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Spaghetti"



Seahorse Sarah

Michel Merce

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Seahorse Sarah"
Metamorphosis#66 Thousands times the same portraits



Trace

Michele Abriola

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Trace"
ILFORD DELTA400 FILM - "USA28" street photography series



Arcology2

Mihai Florea

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Arcology2"



Milan Abstract

Mimmi Moretti

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Milan Abstract"



CarWash

Nancie Battaglia

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"CarWash"
Car Wash View



Envision

Narotam Badgotra

India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Envision"
Never ending Imagination!



Angleirons

Newton More

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Angleirons"
360 -degree pinhole, paper negative contact print.



IJsselmeer

Norma van der Horst

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"IJsselmeer"
Ship sailing with heavy weather on the IJsselmeer, Netherlands



Lines (2)

Oksana Moroziuk

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lines (2)"



Summer

Patrick van Dam

Singapore

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Summer"



Petroglyphs On Rock Wall

Paul Hetzel

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Petroglyphs On Rock Wall"
Petroglyphs Documenting Native American Tragedy In Canyon de Chelly



Shades of Gray

Paul Hetzel

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Shades of Gray"
Juxtaposition of light, shadow and shape



Line and Light

Paul Sanders

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Line and Light"



Untitled - Image 153K

Paul Wainwright

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled - Image 153K"
Light painting using a pendulum and an LED, on 4x5 sheet film, silver gelatin print



Untitled - Image 160G

Paul Wainwright

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled - Image 160G"
Light painting using a pendulum and an LED, on 4x5 sheet film, silver gelatin print



Dark Waves 2

Pete McCutchen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Dark Waves 2"



Interview with a Ghost

Pooyan Tabatabaei

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Interview with a Ghost"
famous Sound Engineer lost his fame in a new country. Here, he is just a hand to bring food on the table for his family; with lots of good memories



Linjer

Poul Helt

Denmark

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Linjer"



Nu Urban

Remigijus Scerbauskas

Lithuania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Nu Urban"



Mirror Dance

Rene Wouters

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Mirror Dance"
Arnhem the Netherlands.



Valentino II

Robert Hewgley

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Valentino II"



In the Wrong Place

Roberto Alessandrini

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"In the Wrong Place"
A red fish in a drip??????



Come la sabbia, l'orlo nel cielo si perde

Roberto De Mitri

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Come la sabbia, l'orlo nel cielo si perde"
Hasselblad 501CM, black and white negative film, medium format, long exposure, tripod.



Gauja

Roberto De Mitri

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Gauja"
Hasselblad 501CM, black and white negative film, medium format, long exposure, tripod.



Sisyphus

Roberto De Mitri

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Sisyphus"
35mm, black and white negative film, double exposure.



Tree Man

Roberto Messina

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Tree Man"
This is a pinhole shot. the trees, a man helped my creativity.Camera: Zero Image 69 6x6 (diaphram: 230 film: efke 25 iso exposure time 9 secs)



Mould

Roberto Pastrovicchio

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Mould"
It happens you forget an orange slice somewhere, after all the result is amazing.



w_Abstract

Roberto Soares-Gomes

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"w_Abstract"
Hamburg, Germany.



The Art of the Old, Tree Section

Romina Johnston

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Art of the Old, Tree Section"



Shadows

Ron Smith

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Shadows"
Mesh sun shades on city office building



Snow Shapes #5

Rosario Civello

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Snow Shapes #5"



Through

Ross Deverson

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Through"
Where: Brighton, U.K. About: View of the sea



Monstereo

Ross Thompson

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Monstereo"
Unfurling Monstereo Deliciosa leaves.



Flow1

Sacha Ineichen

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Flow1"
sea grass



Sad Cycle of Life

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Sad Cycle of Life"



Seed for a New Life

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Seed for a New Life"



We Are All in the Same Boat III

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"We Are All in the Same Boat III"
There are no winners in war, only losers. The boat is a metaphor for the world. Shadows symbolize war supporters. Children who died in the sinking of the boat symbolize the refugees.



Dandelions

Sharon Packer

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Dandelions"



Burning the Cane Field 2

Sheila P Morrison

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Burning the Cane Field 2"
Burning the sugar cane fields before sunset. Taken from a moving car, Maui, HI, USA



The Bird

Shifra Levyathan

Israel

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Bird"



Suspended

Shirley Land

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Suspended"



Bathroom Wall in a Flat, London

Simon Puschmann

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Bathroom Wall in a Flat, London"



Road Paint

Steven Edson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Road Paint"
White road stripe painted on black asphalt.



Streaming

Susan Jacobs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Streaming"
from the series, Household Cosmology



Swath

Susan Jacobs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Swath"
from the series, Household Cosmology



Vanishing Oak

Tami B. Sojka

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Vanishing Oak"
Fort Ord - Vanishing Oaks Series



The Neva

tamsin green

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Neva"
Astana, Kazakhstan, 2012



when they move #6657

Thomas Nero

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"when they move #6657"



when they move #9647

Thomas Nero

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"when they move #9647"



Naturally Formed

Tim Lucas

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Naturally Formed"
A seal, naturally formed from ice rolling around Jokulsarlon Beach - Iceland



Convergence

TL Khong

Malaysia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Convergence"



Cranes

Tom Epperson

Philippines

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Cranes"



Mushroom

Ton Dirven

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Mushroom"
tondirven



Residential Suprematism 1

Vadim Linetskiy

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Residential Suprematism 1"
Moscow loft projections



Horse with Tux

Valerie Franc-Houge

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Horse with Tux"
I recently discovered a spot in the Snoqualmie river where the reflection of rocks in the water make



Sem TĂ­tulo

Vera Regina Bandeira

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Sem TĂ­tulo"



18 Percent

Vinicius Nakashima

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"18 Percent"
Color digital photography that seeks to suscitate the visual experience of color apprehension limits. Plant and spray paint without image manipulation.



Striation

Volker Kesting

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Striation"
Detail of a lamp shade made up of irregular sheets of paper



Nebulae

Volker Kesting

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Nebulae"
Air inclusions and colour streaks in glass



Wake Forms

Wesley Pettus

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wake Forms"
I loved the contrast between the smoothness of most of the image and how it seems to explode in the center.



Lost Shoe

Yoshiteru Yamamoto

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lost Shoe"
Find the Lost Shoe



Near the window

Zahra Tarkhan

Iran

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Near the window"
when you are calling yourself !



Light

zheng cheng

China (PRC)

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Light"
light



Love in War

ANDRAJ SONNENKALB

Germany

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Love in War"
current cover artwork for the upcoming album 'Liebe im Krieg' of german gothic pop band 'Letzte Instanz'



Face Book

Frank Bevans

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Face Book"
I took this image for the cover of CircuiTree Magazine. The issue was, 'The changing face of embedded capacitors.'



Muzzle Velocity

Jim Gallop

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Muzzle Velocity"
What The Eye Can't See



Raccoons

Lennette Newell

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Raccoons"
Composite includes raccoon and body painted talent.



Tank

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Tank"
Image shot for Orlen Oil Calendar.



Advertising

Roberto Soares-Gomes

Brazil

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Advertising"
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Survelance

Dianne Yudelson

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Survelance"



Pen

Susan Brunner

Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Pen"



Lamp

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Lamp"
Ad campaign for NOTI - furniture brand.



Volkswagon Zero Emissions

Vincent O'Byrne

Ireland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Volkswagon Zero Emissions"
Impulse reaction to the Volkswagon emissions scandal in Europe.



The Weaver & her Daughter

Madhur Shroff

India

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"The Weaver & her Daughter"
Image for SHARE MICRO FINANCE. Shot on Film & printed on paper & Drum scanned. No photoshop.



Ballerina 01

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Ballerina 01"
Poznan Ballet Dancers for the opening of Posnania.



Highlander

Claudio Napolitano

USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Advertising
Professional

"Highlander"
Shoot in Mexico City for William Lawsons Blended Scotch Whisky "Braking the Rules"



Jena

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Advertising
Professional

"Jena"
Ad campaign for Marmorin - Prestige Collection of bathtubs.



Alpaca

Samuel Hicks

UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Advertising
Professional

"Alpaca"
Image from a road trip around Chile for Avis.



Cuban Merchandise

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Cuban Merchandise"
Cuban T-shirts for sale, arranged neatly behind the bars of a store in Havana.



Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp

Dianne Yudelson

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp"



Wild for Diamonds

Dianne Yudelson

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Wild for Diamonds"



Plasma Whip

Frank Bevans

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Plasma Whip"
I used my 4 x5 camera to produce this multi-exposure photo-composite on one sheet of film. The image was for CircuiTree Magazine cover. The issue was on Plasma Technology.



Safe

Frank Bevans

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Safe"
This was shot on large format using the headlights on my truck as my lighting tool. The image was for the cover for an issue of CircuiTree Magazine on Keeping your Data Safe.



Welding

Jean-Marc La-Roque

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Welding"
Shot for Toyota Australia



Contrast

Jim Gallop

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Contrast"
One two millionth



Hold On!

Lennette Newell

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Hold On!"



Line Crossing - All Counted

Liyun Yu

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Line Crossing - All Counted"



Tiles

Rohn Meijer

Italy

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Tiles"
backstage still from a 30 second tiles commercial



Wrong Way and Right Way

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Wrong Way and Right Way"



Hardware

stephen perry

Canada

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Hardware"



Crash

Susan Brunner

Switzerland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Crash"



Wraith

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Wraith"
Image from a Rolls-Royce Wraith photoshoot.



Ballerina 03

Szymon Brodziak

Poland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Ballerina 03"
Poznan Ballet Dancers for the opening of Posnania.



Blackpool

Richard Berry

UK

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Blackpool"



New York Gallery Stair

Barry Brukoff

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"New York Gallery Stair"
ONGOING STUDIES OF MODERN STAIRCASES IN AMERICA



Dreamy Lighthouse

Marcel Krueger

Germany

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Dreamy Lighthouse"
taken 2014 on the windy coast of the Northsea at Dorum



Sydney Opera House

Liz Hardley

New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Sydney Opera House"



Blowing In The Breeze

Debbie Rubin

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Blowing In The Breeze"
The way the laundry was hung to dry and blowing with abandonment, captured my eye and a smile.



Stairs to..

Natalie Teitlina

Germany

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Stairs to.."
Golden Gate, San Francisco



Gas Station

Oleksiy Sobol

Ukraine

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Gas Station"
Great sand dunes



Greek Shadows

Soren Harbel

Spain

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Greek Shadows"
Greek Shadows - vera fotografia



The Arc Pavilion, Kingston upon Hull

Mike Ford

UK

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"The Arc Pavilion, Kingston upon Hull"
The Arc Pavilion, Kingston upon Hull



Beverly Hills Home

Richard Greene

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Beverly Hills Home"
Real people live here - 16"x20" Archival Print 100% Cotton Rag



Anew

Dermot Russell

Ireland

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Anew"
7 World Trade Center (left) and 1 World Trade Center (right).



Begijnhof

Frans van Hoogstraten

Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Begijnhof"
Begijnhof / Brugge / Belgium



Geometry, Architecture and Music

Pedro Beni­tez

Spain

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Geometry, Architecture and Music"
This image represents the moment when architecture is no longer just a single building and becomes musical shapes for the enjoy of the humanity.



Illuminated

Darren Moore

UK

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Illuminated"



Gate 13

Nigel Maudsley

UK

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Gate 13"
Gate 13 is partly a reaction to the atrocities committed in Paris and Nice



Fusion Escalator

Sarah Caldwell

New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Fusion Escalator"



Darmstadt 04

Stanislaw Chomicki

Germany

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Darmstadt 04"



Black Hole

Martina Platte

Hong Kong

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Black Hole"



The Eye

Andre Struik

Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"The Eye"



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