Silhouette - Amateur

Goodbye Rodrigo Lodi
Brazil

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Goodbye"
A man looking at Sevan Lake, Armenia, as a boat sails away



Ghostly nights in Greece Barry Brukoff
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Ghostly nights in Greece"
A RARE MOMENT CAPTURED WALKING THE STREETS OF HYDRA



 winter walk Remigijus Scerbauskas
Lithuania

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

" winter walk"
Image was taken in Kaunas Lithuania during a cold winter walk.



on the terrace Holger Goehler
Germany

Honorable Mention

"on the terrace"
Brno, Czech Republic in September 2021



Damien Lukasz Zietara
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Damien"



Silhouette on a Stairway Franz Sussbauer
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Silhouette on a Stairway"
Person is standig at the top of a stairway



Birds on a Wire Suzanne Anton
USA

Honorable Mention

"Birds on a Wire"
Diagonals delight



Beach day Peter Zarkob
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Beach day"
This image takes us to a day at the beach, to its sunset, to a unique moment.



Crown Fountain Marlene Mendez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Crown Fountain"



Be reborn Peter Zarkob
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Be reborn"
To be reborn or to be born again, perhaps a concept with multiple interpretations.



The Fisherman across the debris Charles Mifsud
Malta

Honorable Mention

"The Fisherman across the debris "
A reflection fisherman sweeping and the debris that fall in the water



Nobody Puts Judy in the Corner Melissa Lackey
USA

Honorable Mention

"Nobody Puts Judy in the Corner"
An illusion of light and shadow



Together Alone Daniel Bonello
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Together Alone"
We lose special moments when we focus on social media instead of ourselves



Formation Jill Snyder
USA

Honorable Mention

"Formation"



A dog named puddles Charles Mifsud
Malta

Honorable Mention

"A dog named puddles"
A reflection of a man and his dog



Recharging the batteries. Javier Herranz Casellas
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Recharging the batteries."
A flock of cormorants take advantage of the electrical wiring.



Shadowland Jeff Bullied
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Shadowland"
Street scene, Antigua, Guatemala.



Be the instrument of yourself Elena Santucci
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Be the instrument of yourself"
Never allow anyone to exploit or overshadow you ... Let your strings vibrate, let your music be hear



Composition no.4 Sasa Prizmic
Croatia

Honorable Mention

"Composition no.4"



Dark Side / Sapanca Lake Yucel Basoglu
Turkey

Honorable Mention

"Dark Side / Sapanca Lake"
This lake is a beautiful and quiet place 1 hour away from Istanbul.



Going in Circles Stephen Buhagiar
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Going in Circles"
A young lady seen going round a spiral downward path



The Stranger Alexander George
USA

Nominee

"The Stranger"
Woman looking out of window at a passing parade



At the edge of the bay Alfonso de Cruz Barrios
Spain

Nominee

"At the edge of the bay"
Bay of Santander



Light at the end of the tunnel Andreas Lange
Germany

Nominee

"Light at the end of the tunnel"
We have heard this saying often during Covid and everyone has to get through alone. I have chosen the technique of multiple exposure to make my thought relation



Double exposure winter spring Andreas Torsten Schuler
Germany

Nominee

"Double exposure winter spring"



Rainy Nights Anirudh Koppula
Australia

Nominee

"Rainy Nights"



Parasails Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Parasails"



Sentry Arthur Jacoby
USA

Nominee

"Sentry"
Antelope in the desert



White mask Barbara Corvino
Italy

Nominee

"White mask"
Man with white mask in a sunbeam



Keplar Mountain Range Barry Mills
New Zealand

Nominee

"Keplar Mountain Range"
Large scale in simple format



Midday shadow Berry Bingel
UK

Nominee

"Midday shadow"
Flood light shadow at petrol station



Photographer's Sunrise Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Photographer's Sunrise"
A group of Photographers set up to photograph the sunrise in the Baja



An Opportunity Bo-Yuan Chuang
Taiwan

Nominee

"An Opportunity"



Strike A Pose Brendan Berryman
Australia

Nominee

"Strike A Pose "
Gibson Steps - Great Ocean Road Victoria Australia



Call from Texas Bruno Zaraya
France

Nominee

"Call from Texas"
Chad Eubank one of the most famous rider in Texas



Listen Can Gurkan
USA

Nominee

"Listen"



The Bat Can Gurkan
USA

Nominee

"The Bat"



Family Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Family"



They're not coming... Christine Akar
USA

Nominee

"They're not coming..."



High on a Hill Christine Goerner
Australia

Nominee

"High on a Hill"
This lone steer cuts a majestic figure in silhouette as it is dwarfed by the surrounding landscape.



Trains Passing Cindy Poulin
Canada

Nominee

"Trains Passing"
From a recent stop at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, USA.



We Are Not Dana Mikaelle
Canada

Nominee

"We Are Not"
"Untitled (We Are Not)" is actually the title of a painting by Adam Pendleton which you see on the wall in this photo I took in a museum. I think the title goes with the silhouette theme.



Ohio 01 Dave Rudin
USA

Nominee

"Ohio 01"



Pare Demetrio Jereissati
Brazil

Nominee

"Pare"
A man walks alone on a sunny morning. The shadows of the tree and the man on the street seem to show



Crossing, Legs and Pole Shadow Denis Sivack
USA

Nominee

"Crossing, Legs and Pole Shadow"



After Life #4 Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee

"After Life #4"



Portrait of Fear III Dom Fernandez
Spain

Nominee

"Portrait of Fear III"
A project about children's identity and privacy



Across the River Ed Robinson
USA

Nominee

"Across the River"



Angel at stations of the cross, Santa Inez Mission Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"Angel at stations of the cross, Santa Inez Mission"



Circuit connection Esperanza Gomez
USA

Nominee

"Circuit connection"



Berlin Sky Flo Fritz
Germany

Nominee

"Berlin Sky"
View from Berlin Main Station outside



Storm Franck Rouzes
France

Nominee

"Storm"
Storm on the Vercors massif in the Alps



Balancing Act Gary Levy
USA

Nominee

"Balancing Act"
Tightrope Walker



Winter Light Gerd Kufner
Germany

Nominee

"Winter Light"



Walking amongst Giants Gino Ricardo
Netherlands

Nominee

"Walking amongst Giants"
Walking amongst Giants



Get off with the shadow Go Kochiya
Japan

Nominee

"Get off with the shadow"



Line in the dark Go Kochiya
Japan

Nominee

"Line in the dark"



The world on the steps Go Kochiya
Japan

Nominee

"The world on the steps"



Having Fun Grace Ho
Malaysia

Nominee

"Having Fun"
Children are having their fun time by hitting the hanging plastic bottle near the beach



Escape Gwen Solomon
USA

Nominee

"Escape"



Elevator Hartmut Rieg
Germany

Nominee

"Elevator"
Sunlight Floor Cargo Elevator



The Photographer Ira Dwoskin
USA

Nominee

"The Photographer"



Red Beach sidewalk James Patrick Conway
Brazil

Nominee

"Red Beach sidewalk"



Bethesda Arcade Jeff Bullied
Canada

Nominee

"Bethesda Arcade"
Minton tiles in the Bethesda Arcade, Central Park, NYC



Fly Away Jimmy Lok
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Fly Away"



Heavy Metal John Raso
Canada

Nominee

"Heavy Metal"



Chasing shadows John Twiname
New Zealand

Nominee

"Chasing shadows"
Picture taken on a sunny winter day where people were walking under the famous Galata Bridge.



Angel in the Spotlight Joseph Lungaro
Malta

Nominee

"Angel in the Spotlight"



Into The Mist Karin De Winter
Belgium

Nominee

"Into The Mist"
Canoeing into the mist on the bayou of the cypress swamps of the Atchafalaya basin in Louisiana.



Earrings Kathryn McGarvey
Canada

Nominee

"Earrings"



Figure in Doorway Ken Dreyfack
USA

Nominee

"Figure in Doorway"
Santiago de Cuba



Meeting at midnight Kiyoshi Kato
Japan

Nominee

"Meeting at midnight"
People were acting in the middle of the night to avoid being seen.Taken in Tokyo, 2020.



Bello Klaus Spindler
Germany

Nominee

"Bello"
my favorite hill



Time tunnel Koichi Suzuki
Japan

Nominee

"Time tunnel"
He goes from a place of light through the darkness to a place of light beyond.



Flights Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"Flights"
Corfu Old Town



The Rising Sun Laura Fay Botfeld
USA

Nominee

"The Rising Sun"
Gateway to the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California



What's the point? Leslie Goldman
USA

Nominee

"What's the point?"
Inner Harbor, Chesapeake Bay, MD



Escalator Collision Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Escalator Collision"



Look Mom No Hands Lois Alexander-Mandel
USA

Nominee

"Look Mom No Hands"



Entrance to Forest MADELEINE CORBEIL
USA

Nominee

"Entrance to Forest"
Captured the silhouettes entering the Light Display at the Chicago Botanic Garden.



In the cage Mana Saitoh
Japan

Nominee

"In the cage"



Crowded Marco Virgone
Italy

Nominee

"Crowded"
Crowded airport gate



Street Artist Maria Castillo
USA

Nominee

"Street Artist"



Tulip moving #1 Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee

"Tulip moving #1"
Tulips are moving (emotional)



Old cherry tree Martin Babarik
Slovakia

Nominee

"Old cherry tree"



The silhouette of Venice Matteo Busetto
Italy

Nominee

"The silhouette of Venice"
The silhouettes of the historic buildings and churches overlooking the Venetian lagoon, in Italy



At The Museum Matthew DeZee
USA

Nominee

"At The Museum"



Toscana mansion Matty Karp
Israel

Nominee

"Toscana mansion"
Trees leading to a Toscana mansion.



Silhouette Mayda Rumberg
USA

Nominee

"Silhouette "



Sun Salutation Melissa Lackey
USA

Nominee

"Sun Salutation"
Doesn't this just make you want to fly??!!



Nowhere Man Melissa Lackey
USA

Nominee

"Nowhere Man"
I strove to find the barrenness of the Southwest highways



Crosswords Michel Groleau
Canada

Nominee

"Crosswords"
Are we living our life at full speed as if we were passing through a crossword puzzle?



In the snow Michiko Otomo
Canada

Nominee

"In the snow"
White memory of a heavy snowy night. This photo was taken on Saint-Louis Street in Old Quebec City, Canada.



A lonely night at the river bank Mohammad Rahman
Australia

Nominee

"A lonely night at the river bank"



Commitment to the waves Natalia Slovinska
Netherlands

Nominee

"Commitment to the waves"
Silhouettes of surfers walking along the sea and waiting for the right moment.



Shortcut Nicole Vittoria de Jager
South Africa

Nominee

"Shortcut"
Edinburgh, Scotland. 05/05/2022



Bodoe Harbour Olav-Inge Alfheim
Norway

Nominee

"Bodoe Harbour"
Bodoe winter 2022



silhouette city Patrick Hofmann
Germany

Nominee

"silhouette city"
Dresden, Germany - 2022



You are not alone Peter Zarkob
Spain

Nominee

"You are not alone"
This image tries to introduce us to a story and hint at reflections and feelings.



View to the harbor Peter Wingerter
Germany

Nominee

"View to the harbor"



No Stranger to the Rain Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"No Stranger to the Rain"
The Opera House in Oslo, Norway



Cliff Mask Pierre Terver
Portugal

Nominee

"Cliff Mask"
The Portuguese coast and its endless opportunities for abstraction



Shadows Poul Helt
Denmark

Nominee

"Shadows"
Shadows



Work: Trimming Trees in Los Angeles Rainer Quesada
USA

Nominee

"Work: Trimming Trees in Los Angeles"
Work is vital to everyone. I want to capture people in the act of working.



tree and cross Renata Kuljovska
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"tree and cross"



Strangers Renata Apan
Lithuania

Nominee

"Strangers"
Image was taken at airport, but it can show our life - we meet and we leave...



Miyabi Rieko Ikeda
Japan

Nominee

"Miyabi"
Maiko in Kyoto



End of the Hunt Robert Ruble
USA

Nominee

"End of the Hunt"
Tired hunter, tired dogs on the long walk back to the truck.



Bike Shadows Robin Sacknoff
USA

Nominee

"Bike Shadows"



graceful thoughts Rolf Hoesli
Switzerland

Nominee

"graceful thoughts"
graceful thoughts



Un-neutered Male on the Prowl Ronald Dunlap
USA

Nominee

"Un-neutered Male on the Prowl"
Local tomcat out on his morning walk



Solo Man Sara Szpektor
USA

Nominee

"Solo Man"



Curves of Light Scott Oliver
USA

Nominee

"Curves of Light"
Light will bend around any curves it meets



Fichtenacker.1 Sepp Koeppel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Fichtenacker.1"



Meeting at the mosque Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Nominee

"Meeting at the mosque"
Abu Dabi



big and small Simone Nagel
Germany

Nominee

"big and small"
Horizon observatory with walkers



Equipoise Stefan Neagu
Romania

Nominee

"Equipoise"
Film photography, Hasselblad 503CW, Ilford FP4



Reflections On The Wall Steffen Mueller
Germany

Nominee

"Reflections On The Wall"
Just a handrail...



The Search Stella Oliver
USA

Nominee

"The Search"
The light shall show us the way



Shadow Play Stephanie E'amato
USA

Nominee

"Shadow Play"
Walking my dog and playing with shadows



Canadian Border Patrol Steve Ricketts
Canada

Nominee

"Canadian Border Patrol"
taken near Two Hills, AB. this line of cattle was on a small rise, silhouetted against a cloudy sky.



I got you covered Susan Langer
USA

Nominee

"I got you covered"



Dark and Dangerous Street Suzanne Schwartzman
USA

Nominee

"Dark and Dangerous Street"
Nowhere to escape the the throngs of cars and people on the dark street



Leaving Sven Svenson
Germany

Nominee

"Leaving"
stooped posture



Star Gazer Under The Milky Way Tailai OBrien
Australia

Nominee

"Star Gazer Under The Milky Way"
Silhouette with the telescope as the emu rises in the sky



Vigilant tr smith
USA

Nominee

"Vigilant"



Birders in the Storm Trevor Kerry
UK

Nominee

"Birders in the Storm"
The dedication and isolation of keen birders highlighted in impending storm



Saw Dust Vince Kehn
Canada

Nominee

"Saw Dust"
High tree fallers next cut.



Red Ball Vitaliy Plyaka
Ukraine

Nominee

"Red Ball"
Ukraine, Kyiv



Lambertville Late Afternoon Wayne Palmer
USA

Nominee

"Lambertville Late Afternoon"



Hualien Mqmgi Dowmung Old Tunnel Wen Hung Lin
Taiwan

Nominee

"Hualien Mqmgi Dowmung Old Tunnel"
Mqmgi Dowmung Old Tunnel in Hualien County of Taiwan.



Dipsacus follonum Wolfgang Wiesen
Germany

Nominee

"Dipsacus follonum"



In the branch Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"In the branch"
Silhouette of a mantis photographed in the home garden.



The horse rider in the snowy world Xin Wang
USA

Nominee

"The horse rider in the snowy world"
This was taken in our car when we traveled in Iceland.



A Joyful Run on the Beach Yuan Zhang
China (PRC)

Nominee

"A Joyful Run on the Beach"
This photo was taken at the Olympic National Park, Washington, on June 16, 2019.



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