Fine Art - Amateur

Hope (1) Michael Cowen
New Zealand

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Hope (1)"
Inspired by a superhero's symbol of hope.



NZ Navy - Backbone Karin Charteris
New Zealand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"NZ Navy - Backbone"



Michelangelo Sitting Next to me Playing the Accordion David Govoni
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Michelangelo Sitting Next to me Playing the Accordion"
Michelangelo Sitting Next to me Playing the Accordion



The swamp (1) Mariano Belmar
Spain

Honorable Mention

"The swamp (1)"



Centraltirgus Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Centraltirgus"
Hasselblad 503CW - Riga, 2017.



The Portal Cole Hallarn
Canada

Honorable Mention

"The Portal"



TV Room Diane Kravetz
USA

Honorable Mention

"TV Room"



Salt Field Workers Matty Karp
Israel

Honorable Mention

"Salt Field Workers"
Salt field workers in Vietnam



Souls Across the River David Hixon
UK

Honorable Mention

"Souls Across the River"



Almost Fuid Gavin Dunbar
UK

Honorable Mention

"Almost Fuid"
Classic Tuscany.



Untitled (6) Stephen Clough
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Untitled (6)"



Garber-Samantha_Submerged Samantha Garber
USA

Honorable Mention

"Garber-Samantha_Submerged"



Chess Tabea Simple
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Chess"
Tabea Simple



Crows' Dance David Flueckiger
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Crows' Dance"



10 Iaia Gagliani
Italy

Honorable Mention

"10"



Flow (1) Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Honorable Mention

"Flow (1)"



Flow Antonio Gouveia
UK

Honorable Mention

"Flow "
West Wittering Beach U.K



The Bus Joshua Sarinana
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Bus"



Bavarian sea Peter Wingerter
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Bavarian sea"
bavarian seascape 2018 on a cold winters day



View Jan Brouckaert
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"View"
Lesbos 2017 . A calm moment in a touristique place.



The Palouse Suzanne Schwartzman
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Palouse"
Farmers create magnificent designs with plantings.



little ballerine Adriana Kastelan
Croatia

Nominee

"little ballerine"
little ballerine dancening by the sea



Windpower Ake Alm
Germany

Nominee

"Windpower"
Windpower at see



My beautiful laundrette Alessandra Barracchia
Italy

Nominee

"My beautiful laundrette"



My past, my future, my home Alessio Fangano
Germany

Nominee

"My past, my future, my home"
Self-portrait with a symbolic portray of what made me who I am.



Step Into The Light Alex Axon
Romania

Nominee

"Step Into The Light"



Podium Alex Politis
France

Nominee

"Podium"
Each one at its spot



Is it Better to Consult Zoltar Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Is it Better to Consult Zoltar"
Research is key to advancements in medicine but "experimental" surgery can feel like such a gamble.I made this pic to symbolize what I & others at Mayo Clinic were feeling before our operations.



Urban Minimalism Andre Kurenbach
Germany

Nominee

"Urban Minimalism"
nature and it´s space that is granted to it by man-made world - seen on a car park in France



waves Andrea Ivor
Hungary

Nominee

"waves"



Salty Lake Andrew Dickman
Australia

Nominee

"Salty Lake"



Girl in Cage Ann-Mari Broman
USA

Nominee

"Girl in Cage"
Part of my series "A Broken Heart"



americana! Annemarie Jacques
USA

Nominee

"americana!"



The snow, the trees and my Master Annie Low
Malaysia

Nominee

"The snow, the trees and my Master "



Luftforsvaret Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Luftforsvaret"



Lancaster Anthony Wadham
UK

Nominee

"Lancaster"
Rear Gunner



Arising Antonio Gouveia
UK

Nominee

"Arising"
Portsmouth U.K



Into the depth Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"Into the depth"
Diano Marina (IM) - Italy 2018



Untitled (2) Balbi Manjon
Spain

Nominee

"Untitled (2)"



Footsteps Benita Mayo
USA

Nominee

"Footsteps"



Untitled Haze Benjamin Freeman
USA

Nominee

"Untitled Haze"
A window-framed cloud of light



Trees in Rows Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Trees in Rows"
Tuscany, IT



Okey Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

Nominee

"Okey"



Palouse Fence Line 2929 Bob Neiman
USA

Nominee

"Palouse Fence Line 2929"
Palouse Fence Line 2929



Breakdown Bragi J. Ingibergsson
Iceland

Nominee

"Breakdown"
I really like to photograph old boats and this one was a great find for me. It is very pictorial and



Cat Eggs C E Morse
USA

Nominee

"Cat Eggs"
Guardian of the cat eggs



Prayer Candy Delaney
USA

Nominee

"Prayer"
Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Detroit 2015 Enjoy Passionate Perspective Photography.



The Swamp (2) Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"The Swamp (2)"
Looking back at the White House from The Ellipse in Washington, DC



Trip to Eternity. Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"Trip to Eternity."
A shot of a boat floating on calm reflective waters with patches of clouds



Transmission Frequencies Christian Meermann
Germany

Nominee

"Transmission Frequencies"
These signs by the River Rhine communicate the frequencies of the special river radio.



they're marching Christian Robold
Greece

Nominee

"they're marching"
The picture was taken during the parade of the National Holiday celebrations (Το Όχι day) in Athens/Greece.



He Collects Souls Dan Tran
USA

Nominee

"He Collects Souls"



Disconnected Dana Mikaelle
Canada

Nominee

"Disconnected"



Lone traveller Daniel Munteanu
Romania

Nominee

"Lone traveller"



Sparkle of the heart Daniel Munteanu
Romania

Nominee

"Sparkle of the heart"
true impressionist photo, straight from camera, (ICM). experimenting with light particle portraits



Winds of Change Dave Hanson
USA

Nominee

"Winds of Change"



Lone Tree David Jacobs
Australia

Nominee

"Lone Tree"
Heavy clouds dwarf a lone tree. Victoria, Australia



Cornered debi bradway
USA

Nominee

"Cornered"
The Palouse



In the Wake #2 Debra Achen
USA

Nominee

"In the Wake #2"



And night fall over Denis Grzetic
Croatia

Nominee

"And night fall over"



rcg Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee

"rcg"



Double Infinity Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Double Infinity"
Vintage Plastic Camera



Moon over North Beach Dominic Martello
USA

Nominee

"Moon over North Beach"



Houseboat Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Houseboat"
Houseboat



the nest Donna Davis
USA

Nominee

"the nest"



Like a candle Doron Ambar
Israel

Nominee

"Like a candle"



Embracing the cloud Dr.Samarendranath Mandal
India

Nominee

"Embracing the cloud"
Gymnastic at the sea beach of Gopalpur,India



Band of Brothers Edwin Mangabat
Australia

Nominee

"Band of Brothers"
Located in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Philippines, the Manila-American Cemetery has the largest number of graves (17,184 graves) of any cemetery for U.S. personnel killed during World War II.



Impulse EJ An
Canada

Nominee

"Impulse"



untitled (3) Elmo Tide
USA

Nominee

"untitled (3)"



Rain, Wind, Water Emil Stojek
Poland

Nominee

"Rain, Wind, Water"
Lisbon, February on a windy and rainy day



The loneliness of a policeman Federico Odello
Italy

Nominee

"The loneliness of a policeman"



Triangles' Symphony Francisco Alcala
Mexico

Nominee

"Triangles' Symphony"
Moment captured in the streets of Hong Kong China



The Quarrie Fred Walter Uhlig
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Quarrie"
Analog medium format.



Canal Fuyuki Hasegawa
Japan

Nominee

"Canal"
The work "Canal" is included in the series "e0". When I face the subject, the memory, the sign or the indication of the future is induced. These moments are what I'm taking. With the images which are unrelated to the audience, not knowing when and where I take them, I'd like to provoke one's memory, the signs and suggestions. I want inspire the audience. e0 (Epsilon Zero): Epsilon is a physical constant of permittivity for capacitor of electric parts. The title, Epsilon zero means permittivity of vacuum (air). I consider the subject and I act as a capacitor and evocate the memory,the signs and indication of the audience instead of electrical charge.



Only the Lonely Gabor Dvornik
Hungary

Nominee

"Only the Lonely"
Gray Haven



Wish You Were Here Gabor Dvornik
Hungary

Nominee

"Wish You Were Here"
Melancholy Mon Amour



On One's Own Gail Foster
Canada

Nominee

"On One's Own"
A lonely tree sandwiched between the Earth and sky



Kinky London Gary Kuroki
USA

Nominee

"Kinky London"



il nove Gavin Dunbar
UK

Nominee

"il nove"



Wing Walker Gerald McDowell
USA

Nominee

"Wing Walker"



Broken Land Gerard McGrath
Ireland

Nominee

"Broken Land"
Nikon D300 converted-Infra Red 720nm



Reykjavík Gerd Kufner
Germany

Nominee

"Reykjavík"



We Are Not Alone Gerry Ligon
Australia

Nominee

"We Are Not Alone"
Moeraki Boulders



Runaway Bride Giang Le
Germany

Nominee

"Runaway Bride"
In the Landscape of Germany



Hope Giulio Zanni
Italy

Nominee

"Hope"



Shipwreck Giulio Zanni
Italy

Nominee

"Shipwreck"



The Essential Invisible Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee

"The Essential Invisible"
From St. Exupery's The Little Prince: "What is essential is invisible."



Solo Grace Law
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Solo"
The flow of tide and time on the beach resonates for me



SS Curl Curl Graeme Gordon
Australia

Nominee

"SS Curl Curl"



Frozen In Stone Hendrik Kotze
Namibia

Nominee

"Frozen In Stone"
Never to move again...



Dance in the dark Henk Langerak
Netherlands

Nominee

"Dance in the dark"
Dancing in the dark



Hazy Morning Hilda Champion
USA

Nominee

"Hazy Morning"
... on a golf course in Florida



Other times Holger Goehler
Germany

Nominee

"Other times"
Time flies, but each day is different. Sometimes there is something that you think won`t happen, but



Dragon Holger Nimtz
Germany

Nominee

"Dragon"
Germany, Berlin, 2017 - long exposure



Stage How Pin Tang
Malaysia

Nominee

"Stage"



Thespians, frozen in time Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Thespians, frozen in time"
Left behind after the waters receded, Dead Vlei, Sossus Vlei, Namibia 2013



Journey Ivan Hernandez
USA

Nominee

"Journey "
Clearing storm, California Coast.



Night Shift At The Steel Mill James Boice
USA

Nominee

"Night Shift At The Steel Mill"
Acros 4X5 Film



Zebra House James Peterson
USA

Nominee

"Zebra House"
This denizen greets travelers along the way in Madrid, New Mexico.



On the wall James Patrick Conway
Brazil

Nominee

"On the wall "
Picture of a picture with a draw in the wall of a avenue



Listen Jayne Dennis
UK

Nominee

"Listen"



Falling Water Jeff Olson
USA

Nominee

"Falling Water"



Horse on the Beach #7 Jim McKinniss
USA

Nominee

"Horse on the Beach #7"



Low Flight Jimmy Lok
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Low Flight"



The Nutcracker John Corney
UK

Nominee

"The Nutcracker"
Taken at Lindley Wood Resavoir , the clue is in the title



Caravan John Eaton
USA

Nominee

"Caravan"
A camel caravan on the dunes on the Silk Road near Dunhuang



Blind Hill in the Snow Jon Meyer
USA

Nominee

"Blind Hill in the Snow"
Dangerous hill



Casa do Penedo Jose Carlos Costa
Portugal

Nominee

"Casa do Penedo"
Casa do Penedo (or the Rock House)



I See Dead People Judy M. King
USA

Nominee

"I See Dead People"
A face painter at a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event holds up a mirror for her subject



Heaven Julien Sunye
Netherlands

Nominee

"Heaven"
A heaven of concrete to protect us. Taken at the ruins of the messerschmitt factory.



Ocean pier at dwan Karim Carella
Italy

Nominee

"Ocean pier at dwan"
From my new 2018 project "Atlantic Sights"



Stripes Karin Furter
Switzerland

Nominee

"Stripes"



untitled (4) Karla J. Levi
USA

Nominee

"untitled (4)"
used film pinhole camera



Soul Searching II Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"Soul Searching II"



Bridge to nowhere Keith Ramsdell
USA

Nominee

"Bridge to nowhere"



Three Scales I Kent Wisner
Malta

Nominee

"Three Scales I"
An an ongoing examination of the interplay between human, geologic and meteorological scales



Killing Field Harvest Kerry Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Killing Field Harvest"
Cambodia



under current Klaus Blumhofer
Germany

Nominee

"under current"



wrapped Klaus Lenzen
Germany

Nominee

"wrapped"
The cover of these straw bales spontaneously reminded me of Christo's veiling artworks.



space & time Lee Chee Wai
Malaysia

Nominee

"space & time"
no beginning, no end, no limit just space and time



Fishing boat bow skin Leo Salazar
USA

Nominee

"Fishing boat bow skin"
Weathered and heavily worked fishing boat, Las Salinas, Dominican Republic



Starry Night Light Les Bentley
USA

Nominee

"Starry Night Light"
The Bodie Island Lighthouse lit up under a starry night on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.



Times Square Times Two Lilyan Aloma
USA

Nominee

"Times Square Times Two"
Double Exposure, Holga 120N, "Toying With Manhattan,"Times Square, New York City



Shutter Linda Hale
USA

Nominee

"Shutter"



Okarito Reflections Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"Okarito Reflections"



A.C.A.B. - All children are butterflies Lisa Hess
Germany

Nominee

"A.C.A.B. - All children are butterflies"
No Photoshop. Taken as seen.



Einstein on the Beach Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Einstein on the Beach"



Soo Mui-Loh_Voyage Loh Soo Mui
Malaysia

Nominee

"Soo Mui-Loh_Voyage"
The fishing boat go fishing in the morning in china



Straight forward 1 Lorenza Cancian
Austria

Nominee

"Straight forward 1"
I like the minimalism created by snow, it shows the essence of a landscape.



traight forward 2 Lorenza Cancian
Austria

Nominee

"traight forward 2"
I like the minimalism created by snow, it shows the essence of a landscape.



Out of the Ashes Lynn Tait
Canada

Nominee

"Out of the Ashes"



My Way Manfred Schroeder
Switzerland

Nominee

"My Way"
Analog Image - Wint



We miss you Manuel Ruiz
Spain

Nominee

"We miss you"
A definitely closed traditional bookshop in the village. Somebody wrote on the window "We´ll miss you, goodbye"



Prairie Reality Marcia Getto
USA

Nominee

"Prairie Reality"



Entrepreneurs Massimiliano Balo
UK

Nominee

"Entrepreneurs"
I took this photo in Berlin. The characters are two shop's mannequin. Lost faces and emotion.



Plasma Flower Masumi Shiohara
Japan

Nominee

"Plasma Flower"
I came up with the idea of drawing flowers in the light traces. So I challenged this project with a plasma generator. To draw the shape of the flower using the long exposure, I did a trial and error m



Reaching Out Mats Reslow
Sweden

Nominee

"Reaching Out"



Long Walk off a Long Pier Michael Pollak
USA

Nominee

"Long Walk off a Long Pier"



Moonrise Michael Troop
USA

Nominee

"Moonrise"



Collapse Michael Trefry
USA

Nominee

"Collapse"



Umbrella Michael Wood
USA

Nominee

"Umbrella"



Knowledge Michael Pachis
USA

Nominee

"Knowledge"



Pietrasanta Mimmi Moretti
Italy

Nominee

"Pietrasanta"



waiting Ming Lung Cheng
Taiwan

Nominee

"waiting"
waiting for someone at the night



The Last Boat Mohammad Rahman
Australia

Nominee

"The Last Boat"
The Last Boat



The dark side of the mood II Narcis Mursa
Romania

Nominee

"The dark side of the mood II "
Photo was taken in Siroca Hills -Mehedinti County-Romania



Sonoma Coast Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"Sonoma Coast"
The shoreline of the Sonoma Coast in Northern California



Power Lines Neil Oracion
Philippines

Nominee

"Power Lines"



Shadowplay Nikolai Endegor
France

Nominee

"Shadowplay"



The Long Walk Home Nola Sumner
Australia

Nominee

"The Long Walk Home"
I waited for someone to enter this scene. There is a feeling of dejection.



The black church - Buðir Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"The black church - Buðir"
The black church of Buðir in western Iceland during a cold October morning.



Japanese Sketch Paul Byrne
Ireland

Nominee

"Japanese Sketch"
Seaweed nets in Chitahanto, Japan.



Run Erwin Run Paul Crampton
Canada

Nominee

"Run Erwin Run"
As the barn collapses, Erwin runs for his life!



The Mono Peter Wingerter
Germany

Nominee

"The Mono"



Outdoorpool Peter Wingerter
Germany

Nominee

"Outdoorpool"
Lake in Suisse



Modern Times Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Modern Times"
London, The UK



Venetian Curves Philip Lawrence
Australia

Nominee

"Venetian Curves"



another day Philip McKay
UK

Nominee

"another day"



Retained Phillip Edwards
UK

Nominee

"Retained"
The retreating tide leaves the sea pool full, awaiting the next high tide for release.



The land which time forgot Punkaj Gupta
India

Nominee

"The land which time forgot"
People in the water town of Xitang near Shanghai feel that this is a fairy land.



moutain house Raimund Feiter
Germany

Nominee

"moutain house "



Light Painted Buick Rajasekar Alamanda
USA

Nominee

"Light Painted Buick"



Water Lilies #1, San Angelo, TX - 2015.jpg Richard Greene
USA

Nominee

"Water Lilies #1, San Angelo, TX - 2015.jpg"
Water Lilies #1, San Angelo, TX - 2015 ©Richard Greene.jpg



Lower Manhattan Morning Rick Wagonheim
USA

Nominee

"Lower Manhattan Morning"
100 second exposure, during a foggy morning, in camera filters combined with 10 stop ND filter.



The Fall Rima Virbauskaite
Lithuania

Nominee

"The Fall"
Double exposure pinhole image.



Sheldon Iowa Vignette 1 Robert Meyers-Lussier
USA

Nominee

"Sheldon Iowa Vignette 1"



Frozen Day Romain Tornay
Switzerland

Nominee

"Frozen Day"
Rare phenomenon around Lake of Geneva: a lot of wind and negative temperatures for several days. The



Hell's Smokes Romain Tornay
Switzerland

Nominee

"Hell's Smokes"
During Iceland's ski crossing, we arrived near a geothermal activity area. The hot fumaroles shaped



the changeling 5 Ron Hewit
UK

Nominee

"the changeling 5"
last in a five-picture sequence of creation and metamorphosis



eavesdropping Ron Quick
USA

Nominee

"eavesdropping"



Shrouded Rory Isserow
UK

Nominee

"Shrouded"
I was drawn to the Statue of the shrouded figure and noticed that there was a person lying in front of it with a shroud over her face, couldn't help myself, had to capture the image.



Signs #22 Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"Signs #22"



Snow Clouds Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"Snow Clouds"



Mediterranean #2 Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"Mediterranean #2"



The Temple Sabrina Walden
USA

Nominee

"The Temple"
The Temple at Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul



weight Sandra Hunter
USA

Nominee

"weight"
Lake Annaghmakerrig, Ireland



Early Springday at the Beach Sandra Uittenbogaart
Netherlands

Nominee

"Early Springday at the Beach"



One Foggy Morning Sandrina Huish
New Zealand

Nominee

"One Foggy Morning"



THE OLD PIER Santosh Mitra
Australia

Nominee

"THE OLD PIER"
The old pier at Bridport on a foggy morning, Tasmania



The Rapture Scott Pierson
USA

Nominee

"The Rapture"
Natural Light in Studio



Enjoying Sunlight Sean Glacio
Italy

Nominee

"Enjoying Sunlight"
The model just fell in a big smile thinking about an old workers watching her through the blind ...



Window Sebastien Bulenger
France

Nominee

"Window"



Taurus Rising Shelley Harvey
New Zealand

Nominee

"Taurus Rising"
The Rising of The Bull



The haunted house Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"The haunted house"



End of the line Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Nominee

"End of the line"
Paranapiacaba - Brasil



ABANDONED KELONG Siow Yih Teo
Malaysia

Nominee

"ABANDONED KELONG"
An abandoned kelong found in the sea of Malaysia ,"Kelong" is an offshore platform for fishing



Wheels Sonia Costa
Italy

Nominee

"Wheels"
Reaching the Louvre, Paris



Megapolis Stanislav Sitnikov
Russia

Nominee

"Megapolis"
The tree between the buildings of Manhattan. New York. 2017



Gazos Creek Stefan Baeurle
USA

Nominee

"Gazos Creek"
Hwy 1, California.



The Dark Swing Stefan Seidler
Austria

Nominee

"The Dark Swing"



Aphrodite Stephan Brauchli
Switzerland

Nominee

"Aphrodite"
Aphrodite seduces us without words



Kirkjufell Stephen Allworth
Australia

Nominee

"Kirkjufell"
The famous Icelandic Icon.



Explorer Steven Greenbaum
USA

Nominee

"Explorer"
The Big World Beyond



America The Lonely Steven Anggrek
Switzerland

Nominee

"America The Lonely"
For a change one sees America as a quiet, kinda dead, yet beautiful sanctuary. Nevada.



Vitaleta Chapel Steven Castro
USA

Nominee

"Vitaleta Chapel"



Hay Bales Susan Hillyard
USA

Nominee

"Hay Bales"
Hay Bales in Wyoming



6 pm Tabea Simple
Germany

Nominee

"6 pm"
Tabea Simple



Left For Dead Terry Ogden
USA

Nominee

"Left For Dead"
Abandoned vehicle in the Mojave Desert, CA.



Two Barns Terry Strayn
USA

Nominee

"Two Barns"



Abandoned Schoolhouse Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Nominee

"Abandoned Schoolhouse"
Abandoned one room school house - rural Michigan



Police Protection Vincent Morban
Canada

Nominee

"Police Protection"
Watching you watching us.



Baltic Sea Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Nominee

"Baltic Sea"
Beach in early spring with some frozen sea water still present



Lunar Magic Willa Davis
USA

Nominee

"Lunar Magic"



Dream Architecture Yanika Anukulpun
USA

Nominee

"Dream Architecture"
Downtown Washington D.C.



No name Yauheni Harauski
Belarus

Nominee

"No name"
Unknown,unexplored, uncomfortable instability



Lama Valley in Peace Yonghui Chen
USA

Nominee

"Lama Valley in Peace"
Lama Valley peaceful view in snow



Dark Beauty / 1 Yucel Basoglu
Turkey

Nominee

"Dark Beauty / 1"
this photo was taken on the coast of the black sea / TURKEY



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