Fine Art - Amateur

Anonymous Petter Rustad
Norway

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Anonymous"
London, The UK



Where Ideas Fly Marie Altenburg
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Where Ideas Fly"
Books can make you soar.



Adrift Barbara Dombach
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Adrift"



Afterglow Susan Annable
USA

Honorable Mention

"Afterglow"



DAM Denver Art Museum Thomas Szalay
USA

Honorable Mention

"DAM Denver Art Museum"
A candid moment of a woman with empty boxes walking by the Denver Art Museum.



Looking Back Down Time Ronald Dunlap
USA

Honorable Mention

"Looking Back Down Time"
A hard look back at one's faults and accomplishments.



Death rest in the Andes Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Honorable Mention

"Death rest in the Andes"
Andean cemetery



Close to the Edge Jober Costa
Brazil

Honorable Mention

"Close to the Edge"



Feeling Humbled Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Feeling Humbled"
Taken in Ilulissat Icefjored (Western Greenland), February 2020



Chair and Man Walking John McGill
USA

Honorable Mention

"Chair and Man Walking"
Chair and Man Walking



Seeing beyond discoveries Emanuele Vitale
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Seeing beyond discoveries"
A desperate, pleading hand tries to be an alarm signal, a scream for help in search of a lifeline.



Dead End Nicola Bolton
UK

Honorable Mention

"Dead End"



Shadow Dance 2 Saman Majd
USA

Honorable Mention

"Shadow Dance 2"



Conversation Debbie Scott-Queenin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Conversation"



Between A Rock and A Hard Place Margo Kessler Cook
USA

Honorable Mention

"Between A Rock and A Hard Place"



Against the Tide Edie Swift
USA

Honorable Mention

"Against the Tide"
Against the tide, Kathmandu



The Greyhound Ana Filipa Scarpa
Portugal

Honorable Mention

"The Greyhound"
During my quarantine I photographed some objects from home, and this dog with dishes was one of them



In the Style of Degas Janis Ehlers
USA

Honorable Mention

"In the Style of Degas"
In the Style of Degas



Gestures of Dance 3 Saman Majd
USA

Honorable Mention

"Gestures of Dance 3"



Incomplete future Walter Tang
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"Incomplete future"



Abandoned Ben Ng Swee Kong
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Abandoned"
Remains of an abandoned shipwreck located along the west coast of Malaysia.



Photo OP Erik Olson
USA

Honorable Mention

"Photo OP"



Dali in the Twilight Zone Leslie Goldman
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dali in the Twilight Zone"
On the Road, Columbia, SA



Downtown Daniel Castonguay
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Downtown"
Rainy day in Montreal.



At the Corner of Love and Abandonment Denise Dethlefsen
USA

Honorable Mention

"At the Corner of Love and Abandonment"
Someone stenciled the word "Love" onto an abandoned building



Meeting point Hans Bauer
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Meeting point"



Freedom Carla Vermeend
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Freedom"



From Sapling To Board Abby Raeder
USA

Honorable Mention

"From Sapling To Board"



To Infinity Christian Meermann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"To Infinity"



Memory Loh Soo Mui
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Memory"
The wreck ship in Morotai, Indonesia



Long Day Richard Collens
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Long Day"
2017 - Utah, USA



Farm Art William Gleeson
Ireland

Honorable Mention

"Farm Art "
Accidental Art



Emerging Lynne Mass
USA

Honorable Mention

"Emerging"
A visual invitation to create a story, possibly about COVID-19



Habitat Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Habitat"



Alien Shower Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Alien Shower"
San Bartolomeo al Mare (IM) – Italy 2018



Angel Ake Alm
Germany

Nominee

"Angel"



Into Oblivion Alexander George
USA

Nominee

"Into Oblivion"
Woman entering Colonial Mansion



Proudness Beatrix Jourdan
Hungary

Nominee

"Proudness"



Window view Berry Bingel
UK

Nominee

"Window view"
Ice crystals build up on airport window



Mystic Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

Nominee

"Mystic"



Sanctuary Brandon Boothe
USA

Nominee

"Sanctuary"
I grew here, I learned here, I gave birth here, but I don't feel at home here.



Bushplane Engine Brian Hunt
Canada

Nominee

"Bushplane Engine"
An historic Bushplane detail from the wilderness of Northern Ontario, Canada



Urban Scaling Carolyn Edelstein
USA

Nominee

"Urban Scaling"
Not as scary as it looks. Rappelling down the AutoNation building. Gilda's Club charity. Fort Lauderdale, FL.



Hellas Catalin Baican
Romania

Nominee

"Hellas"



Out Behind the Shed Cindy Poulin
Canada

Nominee

"Out Behind the Shed"
While driving the backroads of Central Alberta, I spotted this beauty in a field.



You & Me Cinzia Toscano
Italy

Nominee

"You & Me"
Brotherhood with nature



Mom Daniel Castonguay
Canada

Nominee

"Mom"
Rain or shine, a Mom is a Mom.



Rendez vous Daniel Castonguay
Canada

Nominee

"Rendez vous"
Rainy morning in Montreal.



Le plongeoir de Saint-Malo Daniel Dencescu
Germany

Nominee

"Le plongeoir de Saint-Malo"



Berlin Nightmare Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Berlin Nightmare"
Gelatin Silver Print from 2 negatives.



The Outsider Diane Klein
USA

Nominee

"The Outsider"



Diving to emptiness Dominique Dubied
Switzerland

Nominee

"Diving to emptiness"
Spring board over the lake Leman, Switzerland



Lines Donna Feldman Davis
USA

Nominee

"Lines"



Fortress of the Spirit of Love Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee

"Fortress of the Spirit of Love"



Del Monte Forest Eduardo Fujii
USA

Nominee

"Del Monte Forest"



Bondage Eric Pijnaken
France

Nominee

"Bondage"



Solstice I Frank Hoogeboom
Netherlands

Nominee

"Solstice I"
Svensmarke, Møn, Denmark - 2019.



Buried Alive Frantisek Toth
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Buried Alive "



Ready for spring Gerd Kufner
Germany

Nominee

"Ready for spring"



Gossamer 2 Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee

"Gossamer 2"



Ready for harvest Helle Nielsen
Denmark

Nominee

"Ready for harvest"
It was late summer and the field was ready for harvest.



Frayed Hilda Champion
USA

Nominee

"Frayed"



Desert Noir Hilda Champion
USA

Nominee

"Desert Noir"
Sensual Sand Dunes



Lancaster! Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Lancaster!"
Roll Royce Merlin engines of the Avro Lancaster, the most effective night time heavy bomber of WW2. Museum of Transport and Technology Auckland, New Zealand



Foot Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Foot"
Simple study of a foot in infra-red



Snow on the beach Ilias Varelas
Greece

Nominee

"Snow on the beach"
Captured during a heavy snowstorm in the town of Volos,Greece.



Reflection Of Time Isaac Rauscher
USA

Nominee

"Reflection Of Time"
Long exposure seascape of a pier in California.



Triangles James Meldrum
USA

Nominee

"Triangles"



Gasparilla Ruins 01 Jason Jones
USA

Nominee

"Gasparilla Ruins 01"
Gasparilla Island FL, 60 sec, Kodak T Max 100, 120, Hasselblad 501c



Barred Jennifer Shepherd
USA

Nominee

"Barred"
Barred is part of my symmetry series, where I explore a variety of subjects in symmetrical forms.



Three Horses on the Beach Jim McKinniss
USA

Nominee

"Three Horses on the Beach"



Bird on Burano Island Jim Graham
UK

Nominee

"Bird on Burano Island"
Shot as an exercise in minimalism and the use of negative space



Still Life John Raso
Canada

Nominee

"Still Life"
Poland



Killarney Lakes John Crowley
Ireland

Nominee

"Killarney Lakes"



Just Another Pretty Landscape Jon Meyer
USA

Nominee

"Just Another Pretty Landscape"
We do unfortunate things to the world we live in



In the Room Jon Meyer
USA

Nominee

"In the Room"
Yes, or no?



Central Park III Judith Ebenstein
USA

Nominee

"Central Park III"



Walk away... Jurius Jurius
Indonesia

Nominee

"Walk away..."
There is time we have to walk away....



Silver Rose 2 Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"Silver Rose 2"



Free & Wild Karin Furter
Switzerland

Nominee

"Free & Wild"



The Primitive Kaushik Dolui
India

Nominee

"The Primitive"
We can think differently about our modern habitats in a little imaginative way. It can be a bit mysterious.



An Ode to Silence Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"An Ode to Silence"



beachhut before storm Klaus Blumhofer
Germany

Nominee

"beachhut before storm"



that's what left of winter-2 Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"that's what left of winter-2"



Letting Steam Off Larry Alford
USA

Nominee

"Letting Steam Off"
Old Union Pacific steam engine making annual tour of towns in the United States



Ladies Only Lynn Hedges
New Zealand

Nominee

"Ladies Only"
Ladies Only carriages on train



Blackbird Manuel Ruiz
Spain

Nominee

"Blackbird"



Cleansed by the Rain Margo Kessler Cook
USA

Nominee

"Cleansed by the Rain"



Please Come Find Me Maria-Camilla Fiazza
Italy

Nominee

"Please Come Find Me"



Reflection Martha Kenyon
USA

Nominee

"Reflection"
Reflection of Venice



Resurrecting Earth Maryellen Aoibhell Stewart
Australia

Nominee

"Resurrecting Earth"
This bone takes root and evolves, ethereal substance, but where will the thoughts and memories it held, be?



The Mummy Massimiliano Balo'
UK

Nominee

"The Mummy"



Almighty Mathieu Jutras
Canada

Nominee

"Almighty"



Block Mayda Rumberg
USA

Nominee

"Block"



PHX Outbound Michael Singer
USA

Nominee

"PHX Outbound"



Into Dreamtime Michael Potts
USA

Nominee

"Into Dreamtime"
Part of my ongoing underwater series where water is used as a metaphor for a dream medium.



Tokyo outdoor subway Mimmi Moretti
Italy

Nominee

"Tokyo outdoor subway"



Dusk Falls on Steptoe Morris Asato
USA

Nominee

"Dusk Falls on Steptoe"
Dusk comes to a small town in southeastern Washington surround by rolling hills.



old farm Nathalie At
France

Nominee

"old farm"
an old farm called "buron" in the center of France on a snowy day



Wake (Richard Serra II) Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"Wake (Richard Serra II)"



Escape Route Nicola Bolton
UK

Nominee

"Escape Route"



Dissonance Nicola Bolton
UK

Nominee

"Dissonance"
The clash between the tranquility of the smooth water and the black posts



Sands of Time Nicola Bolton
UK

Nominee

"Sands of Time"



Retro Nigel Bullers
Canada

Nominee

"Retro"
retro aircraft



The Dark Side of Life 01 Paul Christener
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Dark Side of Life 01"
December, France



Birds Pedro Diaz Molins
Spain

Nominee

"Birds"
Murcia (Spain)



I think, therefore I am (prologue) Pen-Yuan Hsu
Taiwan

Nominee

"I think, therefore I am (prologue)"
Initially, the stream of thought seems indistinct, like trying to see through a mist.



the museum Peter Wingerter
Germany

Nominee

"the museum"
a museum in france



Portrait of the Centaur Nessus PJ Fugatze
USA

Nominee

"Portrait of the Centaur Nessus"
From The Greek Tragedy of Nessus, who felled Heracles



Call Home Randy Mohr
USA

Nominee

"Call Home"



Ghost of Ian Mac Richard Collens
Canada

Nominee

"Ghost of Ian Mac"
2019 - Nevada, USA



Zantedeschia Rima Virbauskaite
Lithuania

Nominee

"Zantedeschia"
Large format pinhole image, negative solarisation.



Waiting for Delicious Robert Ouimet
Canada

Nominee

"Waiting for Delicious"



NYC Outbreak Day 8 Study 1 Robert Meyers-Lussier
USA

Nominee

"NYC Outbreak Day 8 Study 1"
Night view on Park Avenue on Day 8 of Covid 19 outbreak



The house of living walls Roberto Maciel
Brazil

Nominee

"The house of living walls"
Abandoned house in the city of Tiradentes, Brazil and frequented by street children.



L'oceano Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"L'oceano"
Hasselblad 503CW, medium format, black and white negative film, Cascais, summer 2018



Quixotic old Spanish windmill, sizing up his enemy Romain Curutchet
USA

Nominee

"Quixotic old Spanish windmill, sizing up his enemy"
The Andalucian countryside is a contrast between traditional charm and discordant modernity



3 tables Ron Hewit
UK

Nominee

"3 tables"



Loop Rusy Singh
USA

Nominee

"Loop"



The Hanging Garden II Salvo Bombara
Italy

Nominee

"The Hanging Garden II"
Underwater photography



Icelandic Church Sam Gelber
USA

Nominee

"Icelandic Church"



Gestures of Dance 1 Saman Majd
USA

Nominee

"Gestures of Dance 1"



Shadow Dance 1 Saman Majd
USA

Nominee

"Shadow Dance 1"



Santos by night Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Nominee

"Santos by night"
Ponta da Praia in Santos by night



Expect a Miracle Stephen Mimms
USA

Nominee

"Expect a Miracle"



Dark Hedges Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Dark Hedges"
Dark hedges of Northern Ireland



Low Light at Low Tide Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Low Light at Low Tide"
Maine lobster town before sunrise



Venice Lagoon Study 2 Steven Castro
USA

Nominee

"Venice Lagoon Study 2"



Enchanted Valley 2 Steven Greenbaum
USA

Nominee

"Enchanted Valley 2"
Palouse



En Pointe Sue Trower
UK

Nominee

"En Pointe"
Timing was everything with this shot. Slowing the camera down and getting the wave touching base at



dream though the cage Suvam Sinha
India

Nominee

"dream though the cage"
It was the festival of muharram and a gloomy weather was there. So I thought about a dark frame.



Desert Doorway Terry Ogden
USA

Nominee

"Desert Doorway"
Doorway of an abandoned building in the desert.



Bubble Terry Strayn
USA

Nominee

"Bubble"
A picture of the sculpture Cloudgate in Chicago ("The Bean").



Passing By Theresa Feijo
USA

Nominee

"Passing By"
I noticed that the man had no shadow & the shadows were missing people.



Cartagena, Spain Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Cartagena, Spain"



Mediterranean Passing Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Mediterranean Passing"



Point Roberts Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Point Roberts"



Beginning/End 3 Toby Trueman
UK

Nominee

"Beginning/End 3"
From a series exploring our relationship with the Earth. 35mm film printed on washi paper



Waiting Wansoon Lee
Korea (South)

Nominee

"Waiting"
The anchor has been standing in the same place for years like a woman waiting for her loved one.



Foggy Day, The Loire Wayne Palmer
USA

Nominee

"Foggy Day, The Loire"



Discarded in Iceland William Gleeson
Ireland

Nominee

"Discarded in Iceland"
far from preying Eyes



The Dark Beauty Series Ghost Ship 1 Yucel Basoglu
Turkey

Nominee

"The Dark Beauty Series Ghost Ship 1"
Very close to Istanbul, a small fishing village on the shore of the Black Sea, a ship sitting ashore



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