Abstract - Amateur

concrete, metal and wood Judith A. Taylor
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"concrete, metal and wood"
Staircase in Pavillon Le Corbusier, Zurich (Switzerland), the last building designed by Le Corbusier



Holocaust Memorial Christian Meermann
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Holocaust Memorial"
Taken at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin.



Thoughts Storm Dominique Genin
Belgium

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Thoughts Storm"
A chaotic state of mind can be a fertile ground for creativity



kyoto dream Remigijus Scerbauskas
Lithuania

Honorable Mention

"kyoto dream"



Red Door Brandon Boothe
USA

Honorable Mention

"Red Door"
The Red Door I saw in the distance.



Infinity Stefano Degli Esposti
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Infinity"
Study of Walkie-Talkie building's architectural features - London (UK)



Migration Jurgen Dopatka
USA

Honorable Mention

"Migration"
Array of Marbles and Steel Balls



Togetherness Stella Oliver
USA

Honorable Mention

"Togetherness"



Abstractivism 1 Christophe Matsacos
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Abstractivism 1"



Avalanche Ilya Trofimenko
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Avalanche"



Bibliothek II Jens Strube
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Bibliothek II"
Zurich Law Library Looking up to the glass ball with the individual levels



Whiteout Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Whiteout"
Taken on a stormy day in February in Western Greenland.



Lamp Over Couch Brent Haddix
USA

Honorable Mention

"Lamp Over Couch"
Abstract B&W. I see a lamp over a couch. What do you see?



The Great Calm Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"The Great Calm"



Gray and white Lee Grossman
USA

Honorable Mention

"Gray and white"



Bicycles Lee Grossman
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bicycles"



Extension Rupert Horst Portugaller
Austria

Honorable Mention

"Extension"
Detail of a floor lamp



BMW Museum Hans Bauer
Germany

Honorable Mention

"BMW Museum"



Light shade abstact Ian Shand
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Light shade abstact"
Light shade detail seen in a motel room, Coromandel Town, New Zealand 2019



In the Light of Shell Ana Joveva
Republic of North Macedonia

Honorable Mention

"In the Light of Shell"
EACH SEASHELL HAVE DIFFERENT PERAL, DIFFERENT PATERNS, LIFE, LIGHTS .. SAME AS MINE, YOURS, OURS...



Faceless Joao Miguel Barros
Macao

Honorable Mention

"Faceless"
The image submitted is against the rules and is part of a marginal group of faceless portraits.



watch your steps Anita Schiedeck
Spain

Honorable Mention

"watch your steps"



Fragmented Judy Stokes
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Fragmented"
An In Camera multiple exposure commenting on the pressures felt within the urban jungle.



Facets Christian Meermann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Facets"
An abstract architectural photo taken in Berlin, Germany.



Bodyscape Carolyn Knorr
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bodyscape"
Shadw and light with water droplets



Covid Movement at the crossing Remi Joseph d'Argent
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Covid Movement at the crossing"
Various Movements at a crossing after the cover 19 Pandemic



Urban Texture Stefano Degli Esposti
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Urban Texture"
Study of the architectural features of Manhattan Downtown Skyline - Nwe York City (USA)



Projection Niklaus Fringeli
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Projection"



Canal Steps Steve Burkett
USA

Honorable Mention

"Canal Steps"
Steps leading down into a Venetian canal



MAAT - study XI Stefan Buder
Germany

Honorable Mention

"MAAT - study XI"



Ice Forming Anne Readel
USA

Nominee

"Ice Forming"



Locomotion Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Locomotion"



Passer-by Berry Bingel
UK

Nominee

"Passer-by"
Abstract view of passer-by



Boardwalk Crossing Bill Rosenberg
USA

Nominee

"Boardwalk Crossing"
A cross - section of the boardwalk at Jones Beach on Long Island NY.



Water Droplets Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Water Droplets"
Water Droplets



Finntown 73 C E Morse
USA

Nominee

"Finntown 73"
Study of a found object: derelict moving van



Rusty Art 1 Christian Meermann
Germany

Nominee

"Rusty Art 1"
Funny how rust and age can turn an old railway car into a piece of abstract art.



Crossed Christine Jacobson
New Zealand

Nominee

"Crossed"



Black Vendela 09 Christine Goerner
Australia

Nominee

"Black Vendela 09"
Light and shade shows off the texture, form and lines of the overlapping petals of a rose.



Convex Claudia Fainguersch
Argentina

Nominee

"Convex"



Eyedrops Damjan Voglar
Slovenia

Nominee

"Eyedrops"



Aquatica David Reilly
USA

Nominee

"Aquatica"
Part of a short series on the texture of the ocean and the fish within.



Bridge Casting Dorothy Palm
USA

Nominee

"Bridge Casting"



Rotational Symmetry with Common Objects: Comb Elizabeth Kazda
USA

Nominee

"Rotational Symmetry with Common Objects: Comb"
In-camera multiple exposure of 8 exposures of a comb on a light box.



Lights Out Emo Gene
Canada

Nominee

"Lights Out"



Rodin Frederic Deschenes
Canada

Nominee

"Rodin"
Rodin exhibition at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico.



Souls Ascending Gary Wiesner
USA

Nominee

"Souls Ascending"
A reflection adjacent to the Freedom Tower, a reminder of that fateful day of 9/11. Not manipulated



California Gary Lopez
USA

Nominee

"California"
Arcing across the northern sky, California Nebula is a turbulent mass of gas and dust.



The Sailboat Hartmut Rieg
Germany

Nominee

"The Sailboat"



Pulse Hilda Champion
USA

Nominee

"Pulse"
Layers of bamboo poles form the “pulse” of China’s high-intensity seaweed production.



Departure Ilya Trofimenko
Germany

Nominee

"Departure"



Posthuman Irina Magdalena Bivolaru
Romania

Nominee

"Posthuman"
Inspired by Marilyn Manson song "Posthuman"



Melt Wave James McNelis
USA

Nominee

"Melt Wave"
Melting Frost



Paros 1 Joseph O'Neill
USA

Nominee

"Paros 1"



Fabric Of Society Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"Fabric Of Society"



inside the cucumber Katerina Muchova
Czech Republic

Nominee

"inside the cucumber"



Follow the Line Keith Monsoor
USA

Nominee

"Follow the Line"
Follow the line at Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway in Nevada/Utah.



Always the Picture Kerry Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Always the Picture"



Floating Grass of Lake Irwin Laszlo Perlaky
USA

Nominee

"Floating Grass of Lake Irwin"



Spheres Leah Lallier
USA

Nominee

"Spheres"
Light and shadow in equal sized spheres



Drops of Water Leah Lallier
USA

Nominee

"Drops of Water"



Before Tron Lee Grossman
USA

Nominee

"Before Tron"



We Are We Lois Alexander-Mandel
USA

Nominee

"We Are We"



Inner Covid Lois Alexander-Mandel
USA

Nominee

"Inner Covid"



water skulpture I Marc Hodel
Switzerland

Nominee

"water skulpture I"



Wynn Reflections Margo Kessler Cook
USA

Nominee

"Wynn Reflections"



mushrooms Marianna Armata
Canada

Nominee

"mushrooms"



Looking Out in Fear Marion Rodgers
Australia

Nominee

"Looking Out in Fear"
Looking out over at what has been done to this planet is horrifying



Decay Martina Platte
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Decay"



The Not Being Massimiliano Balo'
Italy

Nominee

"The Not Being"



Abstract in Black and White Michael Rausch
USA

Nominee

"Abstract in Black and White"
Neurons firing at least in my imagination.



Guggenheim Aspect +90o Michael Brodie
USA

Nominee

"Guggenheim Aspect +90o"
The iconic lines of the Guggenheim Museum become unfamiliar when rotated, but still flow gracefully.



A whole life Norbert Boeckmann
Germany

Nominee

"A whole life"
teaspoon of an 85 year old deceased woman. the worn tip was digitally reconstructed.



LED Dancers Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"LED Dancers"
Circus Salto Natale, Switzerland, 2019



Walk the line Patrick Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee

"Walk the line"
The women in red walks in a street in Catania



Shadows on the wall Peter Krenek
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Shadows on the wall"
Shadows on the wall in an underground passage in Bratislava



Motel room Peter Aitken
USA

Nominee

"Motel room"
Taken by a bored photographer while staying at a cheap motel in Winchester, Virginia



Ballet Ensemble. Remi Joseph d'Argent
Australia

Nominee

"Ballet Ensemble."
Duo Ballet movements with double slow exposure



No title Rene Wouters
Netherlands

Nominee

"No title"



Motion Rieko Ikeda
Japan

Nominee

"Motion"
Flow line, ballerina, beauty of human body



Eismalerei Sepp Koeppel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Eismalerei"



Layers Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Layers"



Walt Disney Concert Hall - study V Stefan Buder
Germany

Nominee

"Walt Disney Concert Hall - study V"



Steel Leaf Stefano Degli Esposti
Italy

Nominee

"Steel Leaf"
Study of the architectural features of the Beekman tower - New York City (USA)



Zoom Zoom Zoom Stella Oliver
USA

Nominee

"Zoom Zoom Zoom"



Afternoon Rain Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Afternoon Rain"
An afternoon shower beads water on a canal-side table top in Venice



Parabola Susan Jacobs
USA

Nominee

"Parabola"



A Brisk Walk Suzan Mandla
Canada

Nominee

"A Brisk Walk"
Abstract photograph of two people out for a walk on a cold winter day.



Globe Sylvia Gardner
USA

Nominee

"Globe"
Globe



Fern Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Fern"



Blackbird Willa Davis
USA

Nominee

"Blackbird"
The A-12, the first of three different versions of the Blackbird.Secretly developed by Lockheed



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