body-mandala KL24-8

Federico Bianchi

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"body-mandala KL24-8"
body-mandala KL24-8



© Cityscape Chelsea

Lilyan Aloma

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"© Cityscape Chelsea"
24" X 22" Pigment Print - Holga



memories

Carmen Spitznagel

Germany

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"memories"



Wall of Illusion

Sheila P Morrison

Canada

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Wall of Illusion"
Exploratorium Museum of Science, San Francisco, California



Quietus

Donald Cameron

UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Quietus"
A close-up long exposure of the 'Dolos' (vast concrete blocks) which form the sea defence wall at Torness Power Station, Scotland.



Dots

Jeff Eden

UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Dots"
Cloudy sky shot through dot screen



Dimensions

Mats Anda

Norway

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Dimensions"
Found this tree that branched out in 6 trunks. Put my 14 mm in there and ducked.. My best shot till this day.. Take some steps back..



Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts Microscopic view 1

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts Microscopic view 1"
photographic ink on photopaper with handmanipulation



Abstract 2

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract 2"
One of a series of abstract shapes



Earth

Lennette Newell

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Earth"
Detail of earth's surface after rain - Badlands, South Dakota



Sunrise Through the Trees

Steven Stanger

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Sunrise Through the Trees"



Warm Hole Stone

KAZU OKUTOMI

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Warm Hole Stone"



Intersecting Trajectories 2

Robin Ward

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Intersecting Trajectories 2"
From the series Submerged



Dune Two

Steve Zmak

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Dune Two"
Fort Ord Dunes State Park, June 2008 - Part of a portfolio in the works called Expressions of Infinity -



Bonfires in the Sand

Tom O Scott

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Bonfires in the Sand"
Patterns in the sand made by the receding tides



Sculpture

Leni Johnston

Canada

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Sculpture"
Sculpture from Frank Llyod Wright's Taliesin West



Marble quarry (1)

Osvaldo Rima

Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Marble quarry (1)"
Abandoned marble quarry, Arzo, Switzerland



Babylon - Made In Italy

Dina Bova

Israel

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Babylon - Made In Italy"
This artwork is inspired by the story of Babylon Tower, Pieter Bruegel's painting and my trip to the beautiful Cinque-Terre in Italy.



Two strokes of brush

Roberto De Mitri

Italy

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Two strokes of brush"
two shadows. two strokes of brush. and if de rain hurts you, I will cry for you.



Cliff in Praia do Malhaò

Alessandro Puccinelli

Italy

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Cliff in Praia do Malhaò"
A wave breaking into a cliff



Bananas in Miami

Mayda Rumberg

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Bananas in Miami"



Helios

Martin Miller

USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Abstract
Professional

"Helios"
Asteroids Series



Light from Above

Steven Stanger

USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Abstract
Amateur

"Light from Above"



Banished

Kuok Hou Tang

Macao

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Abstract
Professional

"Banished"



vegescape

Lee Grossman

USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Abstract
Amateur

"vegescape"



Starry Night

Judit Pap

USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Amateur

"Starry Night"
My tribute to Vincent Van Gogh.



The way how life.

Massimo Margagnoni

Italy

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Professional

"The way how life."



Waveform

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Waveform"
Mahogany Forest, Kaua'i



BOMB

Adrien Barakat

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"BOMB"
Sculptur - Rome - Italy



Bean

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Bean"
Reflection - The Bean, Chicago



A wave at night

Alessandro Puccinelli

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"A wave at night"
A wave breaking into at night time in Italy



Sunflower seeds. #3

Alexander Kamakaev

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Sunflower seeds. #3"
ducks



Squeezed

Aliah Jan

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Squeezed"



In The Gloaming

Allan Hunter Shoemake

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"In The Gloaming"
First snowfall of the season captured at twilight...



A Dragon Stops To Drink

Andy Hough

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"A Dragon Stops To Drink"
A small waterfall in a brook took my attention, as I set up the shot I was amazes to see the dragon in the rock.



Scary Forrest

Andy Woods

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Scary Forrest"
Manuka Forrest, ISO 400, 60mm, f4 0.3sec



small wave

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"small wave"



Faceless

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Faceless"



2/11

Anthony Harris

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"2/11"



16/22

Anthony Harris

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"16/22"



Antelope Canyon

Arja Redel

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Antelope Canyon"



Evening lake

Arja Redel

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Evening lake"



Floating Stone

Aurelio Bormioli

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Floating Stone"
Porto Venere (La Spezia) - Italy (2013



All of us

Bence Mate

Hungary

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"All of us"
The days are ususally eventful at the lake, fighting for fish, arrival of a predator or rivalry of kin is going on. In this very moment the habitants' peaceful scene shows, just before the sun rises.



Light Rain

Bill Sosin

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Light Rain"



Goldfield Broken Window 1673

Bob Neiman

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Goldfield Broken Window 1673"
Goldfield Broken Window 1673



Traffic Jam

CARLOS JORDAO

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Traffic Jam"
Gramado, Brazil



Observer

CARLOS JORDAO

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Observer"
San Francisco, USA



Dissonance

CARLOS JORDAO

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dissonance"
Gramado, Brazil



Gare St-Lazare

CARLOS JORDAO

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Gare St-Lazare"
Paris, France



Compulsion

CARLOS JORDAO

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Compulsion"
New York City, USA



Mother Earth

Cees Rijnen

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Mother Earth"
All life on earth is supplied by the earth. Be careful with it all and show respect!



Manholes

Charles McKean

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Manholes"
A collection of manholes from around the world



Incandescence

Chester Ng

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Incandescence"



Abstract Staircase

Christina Czybik

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract Staircase"
I was immediately drawn to this staircase. The architecture has a beautiful futuristic aesthetic that I had not seen before in a stairwell.



Hollywood Geisha

Christina Czybik

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Hollywood Geisha"
Double Exposure Hollywood Boulevard - This is how I see my old neighborhood in Hollywood - a melting pot of celebrity culture, entertainment and proud heritage of thousands of people from all over...



Abstract Elbtunnel Stairs

Christina Czybik

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract Elbtunnel Stairs"
Abstract Old Elbtunnel Stairs, Hamburg, Germany I returned to my hometown Hamburg after almost 5 years and started to discover the beauty of this Hanseatic city again. Walking down the stairs of...



Burnt Plastic

Clayton Bastiani

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Burnt Plastic"



Fantasy Tree

Dag Ole Nordhaug

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Fantasy Tree"



Crying Man

Daniel Groneberg

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Crying Man"



Shade abstraction

Daniel Schwabe

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Shade abstraction"
A photo of a Klimt lamp taken with a cell phone.



Bubble

Danielle Austen

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Bubble"
Passing clouds reflected in the shallow waters edge at Bubble Pond, Acadia National Park.



Light Across Time

Darcy Brown

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Light Across Time"
The passage of light across time



Atama, Yokohama

David Reilly

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Atama, Yokohama"
Part of the series, "In Borrowed Light" of single exposures blending remnant subjects with fleeting reflections to create a dated atmosphere betrayed by hints of the modern, to subvert...



Empires in the Sun

David Reilly

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Empires in the Sun"
Part of the series, "In Borrowed Light" of single exposures blending remnant subjects with fleeting reflections to create a dated atmosphere betrayed by hints of the modern, to subvert...



14th Streets

David Reilly

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"14th Streets"
Part of the series, "In Borrowed Light" of single exposures blending remnant subjects with fleeting reflections to create a dated atmosphere betrayed by hints of the modern, to subvert...



Intimate Fold #9

David Reilly

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Intimate Fold #9"
From the series, Intimate Folds--photographs of photographs transformed by a simple fold



Vault of Souls

Dean Peterson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Vault of Souls"



Wanchai Tree Survivor

Denis Gadbois

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Wanchai Tree Survivor"
Hong Kong Old Wanchai area 2014



Nameless

Devin Campbell

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Nameless"



Apple Peelings, 2013

Diane Kaye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Apple Peelings, 2013"



Lift Off!

Diane Kaye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Lift Off!"



Untitled (1)

Diane Kaye

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled (1)"
Hand Made Lumen Print



Hommage to Pol Bury

Duschan Tomic

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Hommage to Pol Bury"
As the title says, it seemed appropriate to me. The fountain is in Montecatini Terme and is a rather impressive example of blending contemporary design and materials into a natural surrounding.



Light Circles

Edoardo Romagnoli

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Light Circles"
Edoardo Romagnoli has a longstanding and special relationship with the moon. His images are made at once using time and movement in the same shoot. As the brush for the painter, the camera becomes the



Symbols on the water

Elena Bolshakova

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Symbols on the water"
Mirror of the lake's surface reflected grass as some kind of strange symbols



Pollachek-Ellin_A Soldier's Legs

Ellin Pollachek

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Pollachek-Ellin_A Soldier's Legs"



Seven

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Seven"



Almost Licorice

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Almost Licorice"



Overgrown Mission

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Overgrown Mission"
Double exposure on a single frame.



Car Window

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Car Window"
Building reflection in car window.



Working a Double Shift

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Working a Double Shift"
Double exposure on a single frame.



Pulled Apart

Emo Gene

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Pulled Apart"



Eis

Erika Tanzer

Austria

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Eis"
die Natur malt ein Bild auf die Eisfläche des Sees



Wasserspiel (Created in workshop of Daniel Nimmervoll)

Erika Tanzer

Austria

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wasserspiel (Created in workshop of Daniel Nimmervoll)"
Wassertropfen in High-speed-Technik aufgenommen und mit Luftdruck verbogen



Wassertropfen (Created in workshop of Daniel Nimmervoll)

Erika Tanzer

Austria

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wassertropfen (Created in workshop of Daniel Nimmervoll)"
mehrere Wassertropfen wurden in High-Speed-Technik fotografiert



Leaf Vein

Fa-Hsiang Hu

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Leaf Vein "
Electrical energy to bring us life more convenient, but green leaves able to bring a richer life for us.



body-mandala KF32

Federico Bianchi

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"body-mandala KF32"
body-mandala KF32



Moving Tree

Frank Bevans

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Moving Tree"
The center of gravity



Xray Angel

Frank Bevans

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Xray Angel"
Photographed using in-camera masking on 4x5 negative film



Stone Abstract

Franz Messenbaeck

Austria

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Stone Abstract"
Westgard Pass, California



A flutterbye of Fairies

Gillian Hunt

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"A flutterbye of Fairies"
Magic in Macro - from fact to Fantasy 1



When Dragons Snap

Gillian Hunt

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"When Dragons Snap"
Magic in Macro - from fact to Fantasy 2



Medusa

Gillian Hunt

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Medusa"
Magic in Macro - from fact to Fantasy 3



venus

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"venus"
'LIGHT IMITATING ART' series: playing with light



Relationship

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Relationship"
'LIGHT IMITATING ART' series: playing with light



Light Breeze

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Light Breeze"
'LIGHT IMITATING ART' series: playing with light



A Photo Finish

Gillian Lindsay

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"A Photo Finish"
LIGHT IMITATING ART series: playing wth light



Shadowplay #1

Harvey Duze

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shadowplay #1"
Unusual shadows on building along Conn. Avenue near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.



the real me, the dream me

Herve Haddad

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"the real me, the dream me"



Escape From Dantes Inferno

Hugh Jones

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Escape From Dantes Inferno"



Frida Lost and Found

Hugh Jones

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Frida Lost and Found"



History Clock 2

Ilia Panfilov

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"History Clock 2"
Camera Kiev 88. Kodak Tmax 100 film. Multiple exposure. Prague, Old Town Square. Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock.



Untitled (3)

Ilia Uzunoski

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Untitled (3)"



Frank O Gehry

Ingo Hecker

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Frank O Gehry"
Building at Bad Oeynhausen



TURBULENCE

Jean Rouzaud

France

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"TURBULENCE"



Busy Streets

Jesmen Wong

Singapore

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Busy Streets"
Busy Mind



Eco Fire

Jocelyn Watts

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Eco Fire"
Eco Fire



Puppet

Jung-Chan Liao

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Puppet"
Who controls our fate? The God? Or ourselves? (This picture was taken one shot, with nearly none of embellishment or modification by using graphic software.)



Ascend

Karen Lawton

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ascend"



Universe

Karen Lawton

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Universe"



Untitled (2)

Klas Anders

Sweden

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled (2)"



Ruin

Kuok Hou Tang

Macao

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Ruin"



Tracks & Traces

Kurt Westbrook

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Tracks & Traces"
Wet sand as witness to recent activity on the beach.



Floating grass on dark water

Laszlo Perlaky

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Floating grass on dark water"
Irwin Lake, Colorado, dusk, 4x5 film camera. After sunset, the wind just stopped and I was able to photograph the fine floating grass on the Lake as an uncombed hair.



After Thanksgiving 1

Lauren Golden

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"After Thanksgiving 1"
East Harlem, New York, the morning after Thanksgiving



After Thanksgiving 2

Lauren Golden

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"After Thanksgiving 2"



Spiral

Leah Lallier

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Spiral"



Wings

Lennette Newell

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Wings"
Monarch Butterfly Wings



Only time

Leonard Butusina

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Only time"
Time and us



Freediver

Logan Mock-Bunting

Hawaii

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Freediver"
Ren Chapman exhales underwater. Chapman is a freediver, able to dive over 70 meters on one breath.



Illusion

Lorraine Castillo

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Illusion"



Arial River

Luan Cox

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Arial River"
The abstract beauty of a river from the air.



Harley Heaven

Lynn Tait

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Harley Heaven"



Leaving a mark

Madhavi Swarup

India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Leaving a mark"



Memories-1

Marcia Getto

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Memories-1"
Remembering days gone by….



Horton Point, LI, NY lighthouse

Margaret Casella

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Horton Point, LI, NY lighthouse"
Emulsion Transfer of 8x10 black & white Polaroid film



old iron-y

Maria Dorn

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"old iron-y"
moving image: let it move once more, with fears; Bolivia 2012



out of the woods

Maria Dorn

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"out of the woods"
moving image: old barn captured back by nature; Italy 2012



gallery alive I

Maria Dorn

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"gallery alive I"
moving image: dropped gallery string (accidentally figurative); Jaroslawl/Russia, 2013



armata-marianna_Piano

Marianna Armata

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"armata-marianna_Piano"
abstract of piano wires



Maze

Marisol Pastor

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Maze"



Tubular

Marisol Pastor

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Tubular"



Abstract 2012 011

Markku Saijets

Finland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract 2012 011"



Abstract 2012 010

Markku Saijets

Finland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract 2012 010"



Digital landscape 2012-2014 002

Markku Saijets

Finland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Digital landscape 2012-2014 002"



Aphrodite

Martin Miller

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Aphrodite"
Asteroids Series



Phantasm No. 9

Martin Miller

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Phantasm No. 9"
Phantasms Series



Resonances

Martin Miller

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Resonances"
Phantasms Series



You too are broken

Maryellen Aoibhell Stewart

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"You too are broken"



Fashion Water

Massimiliano Balo

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Fashion Water"
While my mother was drinking from the fountain I took a series of photos trying to freeze the action of the water creating an abstract.



We are gonna need a lot of windows I guess..

Mats Anda

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"We are gonna need a lot of windows I guess.."
The Statoil Hydro office in Oslo, Norway.



to all my X`es out there..

Mats Anda

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"to all my X`es out there.."
Turned a bit to the side. Nothing else is new..



Matin Arton

Mats Anda

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Matin Arton"
Shot into the hood of an Aston Matin in Østermalm, Stockholm, Sweden. 14 mm Canon lens.



Arrow

Mauro Boiteux

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Arrow"
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Reed Beds

Michael McLaughlin

Ireland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Reed Beds"



Shell Head

Michael McLaughlin

Ireland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shell Head"



Love is in the Air

Michael S. Confer

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Love is in the Air"
The largest WWII WarBird Air Show in the USA happens every year around D-Day weekend in Reading, Pennsylvania. A wonderful air show full of World history, with excitement, music, veterans, uniforms,



The Hotel Pool

Michelle Chaplow

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The Hotel Pool"
Hotel Vitznau, Switzerland



The Edge

Mihai Florea

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Edge"
taken in Melbourne



Underwater

Mircea Preda Struteanu

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Underwater"
Water bottle label



interspace

Mishu Vass

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"interspace"



Naissance du Monde, Birth of the world

Neveu Sylvie Neveu

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Naissance du Monde, Birth of the world"
"The birth of the world", bubbles in a public fountain in autumn, Cahors, France.



The House

Nikolai Endegor

France

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The House"
Upside-down view from Tour Montparnasse, Paris



Ice art II

Nina Reistad

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Ice art II"



new & old

Nina Reistad

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"new & old"



in to the vortex

Nita and Wales Madden III

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"in to the vortex"



exit right

Nita and Wales Madden III

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"exit right"
From an exterior stair at the Biltmore, Phoenix AZ



Reality Blurred

Norman Soskel

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Reality Blurred"
In this image, "Blurred Reality", the only component that is "real" are the two white street bumps. The rest of the image consists of reflections. Photographers frequently photograph by looking out...



Kaleidoscope Eyes

Olga Rook

Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Kaleidoscope Eyes"



Marble quarry (2)

Osvaldo Rima

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Marble quarry (2)"
Abandoned marble quarry, Arzo, Switzerland



Pearl Jam 1

Paul Crampton

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Pearl Jam 1"
Shadows of Pink Pearl erasers in a simulated "traffic" jam



Pearl Jam 2

Paul Crampton

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Pearl Jam 2"
Shadows of Pink Pearl erasers in a simulated "traffic" jam



Solarized View Eiffel Tower

Paul Hetzel

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Solarized View Eiffel Tower "



Two Bridges New York

Paul Hetzel

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Two Bridges New York"



Untitled (143F)

Paul Wainwright

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled (143F)"
From The Pendulum Project - long exposures of an LED attached to a pendulum



Black Wheel

Paula Durbin

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Black Wheel"



Red Vents

Paula Durbin

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Red Vents"



Textural Integrity 2

Peter Carroll

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Textural Integrity 2"
Aerial Image of Namibian Dunes-scape. Places untouched by man. Wilderness. This series looks to capture the beauty, silence and innocence of the desert sands responding to the nothing but the wind.



Lightplay

Peter Kurdulija

New Zealand

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Lightplay"



Spaces of tension 02

Peter Whyte

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Spaces of tension 02"
Details of porcelain forms by Belinda Winkler



Dogs Playground

Petr Travkin

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dogs Playground"
Tribute to Brassai



New Petroglyphs

philip metcalf

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"New Petroglyphs"



Bambo

Ricardo de Vicq de Cumptich

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Bambo"



Pyramid Lake #2

Richard Douglas

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Pyramid Lake #2"



Escher's Place

Robert Pendleton

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Escher's Place"



Perspective

Robi Ganguli

India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Perspective"



Shadow on the Rocks

Rodger Overholser

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Shadow on the Rocks"
Photo of the photographer's Shadow



Gone Forever

Rodger Overholser

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Gone Forever"



Untitled (4)

Roger Parvin

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled (4)"
The light and shadows on cement support beams of a massive structure.



Strange Bird

Roman Dadiomov

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Strange Bird"



london skyline

Ron Hewit

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"london skyline"
multiple exposure of the city's skyline on a wet windy day



Ascent

Samantha Combs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ascent"
illuminated discarded paper



Dovetail

Samantha Combs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dovetail"
ripped bolt hole in tin siding



Best Of times

Scott Barrow

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Best Of times"



transcendental

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"transcendental"



myth of sea

Sebahat Ersoy

Turkey

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"myth of sea"



Prickly Pear Texture

Shawn Mcbride

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Prickly Pear Texture"
Part of a series of images exploring the ubiquitous (in Texas) prickly pear cactus.



Reflection

Sidney Cheung

Hong Kong

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Reflection"



the mask

Siegfried Hansen

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"the mask"
seen in Hamburg / Germany



Balestra -Silvio_Partial vacuum 1

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra -Silvio_Partial vacuum 1"
Abstract Research with natural light without any software manipulation



Balestra -Silvio_ In Progress Light architecture gamma

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra -Silvio_ In Progress Light architecture gamma"
Abstract Research with natural light without any software manipulation



Balestra -Silvio_ Confronti alfabeto f

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra -Silvio_ Confronti alfabeto f"
Abstract Research with natural light without any software manipulation



Balestra-Silvio_ series Concepts Warning glacier

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra-Silvio_ series Concepts Warning glacier "
photographic inks on photopaper with hand manipulation



Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts inside the canyon

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts inside the canyon"
photographic inks on photopaper with hand manipulation



Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts Abstract

Silvio Balestra

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Balestra-Silvio_series Concepts Abstract"
photographic inks on photographic paper with hand manipulation



Seeking The Silence

Simos Xenakis

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Seeking The Silence"
This image is about seeking silence.



Three Bulls

Soren Harbel

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Three Bulls"
Three Bulls in a Courtyard



Road to nowhere

Stephan Brauchli

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Road to nowhere"
A tale told by a tail. Grevy's zebra at Cabarceno parc Santander, Cantabria, Spain



Sage Reflected

Steve Mayes

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Sage Reflected"
The Sage Gateshead rearranged



The Golden Ratio.

Steve Turner

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The Golden Ratio."



Road Paint

Steven Edson

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Road Paint"
From a project titled " Road Paint" which documents the paint found on the roads we travel on.



Ascending Stairs

Steven Stanger

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ascending Stairs"



Crazy Horse Model

Steven Stanger

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Crazy Horse Model"



Hanging Jewelry

Steven Stanger

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Hanging Jewelry"



Mystic Forest

Susan Dykstra

Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Mystic Forest"
Snow flakes in the forest.........can you see them?



Grasses

Susan Jacobs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Grasses"



Interference #100

Susan Jacobs

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Interference #100"
Direct capture disrupted by ambient interference, 645 PRO for iPhone



Shoot To Kill

Tanja Kuic

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Shoot To Kill"



Heaven and Hell

Theresa Tarara

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Heaven and Hell"
My mother's nursing home.



Ice study #11 (For Frederick Sommer)

Thomas Brummett

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Ice study #11 (For Frederick Sommer)"
From the series "Ice Studies", 24x32" Edition of 5



Lotus- Triptychon

Till Leeser

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lotus- Triptychon"
Three Immages (Triptychon)



Skinnerburn Road, Newcastle

Tina Carr

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Skinnerburn Road, Newcastle"
from the series Tynescapes, the Landscape along the River Tyne from Sources to Sea



Tree of Life

Tom O Scott

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Tree of Life"
Patterns in the sand made by the receding tides



Stork Watching Her Eggs

Tom O Scott

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Stork Watching Her Eggs"
Patterns in the sand made by the receding tides.



Irony of My Own Little World

Tony DeSantis

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Irony of My Own Little World"
All the windows are open in a room where there is no roof.



stacked chairs

Trevor Kerry

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"stacked chairs"



speed

Ursi Maesing-Camenzind

Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"speed"



FUGITIVES / Number 1419

Vincent Winter

France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"FUGITIVES / Number 1419"
Shadows follow the life of a garden, projected by the sun onto a white tile wall.



Mirror tree

Vito Finocchiaro

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Mirror tree"



Essence of photography

Vito Finocchiaro

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Essence of photography"



Lines

Vito Finocchiaro

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lines"



Rocket Man

Volker Birke

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Rocket Man"
Nikon D800, long exposure. Lake Steinhude at "Badeinsel" with light trails of several aircraft approaching Hanover Airport (Langenhagen), HAJ, during the long exposure.



Cabin Crew Prepare For Landing

Volker Birke

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Cabin Crew Prepare For Landing"
Canon EOS 5D MKII, long exposure. Henley Beach, Torrens estuary / mouth, Adelaide, South Australia -- an aircraft was approaching Adelaide Airport, ADL, while taking this night shot.



Awakening

Wayne Tarr

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Awakening"
The concept is having this wood nymph awakening from her slumber in the woods.



Cracked

Wojciech Sciepko

Poland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Cracked"



A Burn

Yasuteru Kasano

Japan

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"A Burn"
I am interested in what people do and the nature. So I capture them through the viewfinder. Then I can find that there are many surprises and something special in our daily life. Why are the people th



One Shot Experiment No.5860

Yingting Shih

Taiwan

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"One Shot Experiment No.5860"
I try to capture the combination of photography, painting and 3D effect in an one-shot picture by using the skill of light painting.



Origins - Girl Profile

Jackson Carvalho

Brazil

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Origins - Girl Profile"
A advertising campaign for Tauá Comunicação



Hotel B

Jaime Travezan

UK

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Hotel B"
Hotel B, advertising campaign



Sneaker Space

Michael Indresano

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Sneaker Space"



Guys On Horse

Samuel Hicks

UK

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Guys On Horse"
Shot in Chile for an Avis campaign



Desperate Housewife

Vincent O'Byrne

Ireland

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Desperate Housewife"



jack d.

Jano Stovka

Slovak Republic

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"jack d."
Forget the worries!



Untitled (1)

Madiha Abdo

UK

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Untitled (1)"



ANZAC Day

Craig Moodie

Australia

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"ANZAC Day"
Helicopter Aerial image of the Annual ANZAC Day Australian Rules Football match



CALFEE

j. michael tucker

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"CALFEE"
Bamboo mountain bike's ROCK!



Texas Flyovers

Cameron Davidson

USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Texas Flyovers"
Aerial of a highway interchange in Texas.



break the surface

Jano Stovka

Slovak Republic

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Advertising
Professional

"break the surface"



Anthony Bourdain

Melanie Dunea

USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Advertising
Professional

"Anthony Bourdain"
'Go Orange' campaign for the Food Bank For NYC



iSee

Vincent O'Byrne

Ireland

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Advertising
Professional

"iSee"



Business fighter

Bjorn H Stuedal

Norway

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Business fighter"



Surgery

Bjorn H Stuedal

Norway

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Surgery"



Garage webshop

Bjorn H Stuedal

Norway

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Garage webshop"



Crisis management

Bjorn H Stuedal

Norway

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Crisis management"



Emergency

Bjorn H Stuedal

Norway

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Emergency"



Johnnie Walker- Robben Island

Bryan Traylor

South Africa

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Johnnie Walker- Robben Island"
Tribute to Nelson Mandela from Johnnie Walker. May his legacy "Keep Walking".



Seat 42A image 2

Christian Mushenko

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Seat 42A image 2"
In spite of the reality, travel still holds a romance with the possibilities it brings to our life



Raffles Hotel

Christian Mushenko

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Raffles Hotel"
Singapore's Raffles Hotel



Greatest Show

Craig Moodie

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Greatest Show"
Campaign image series for the Royal Melbourne Show



Safari

David Allan Brandt

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Safari"
Part of an advertising campaign for luggage company.



Wild for Diamonds

Dianne Yudelson

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Wild for Diamonds"



Sinfully Citrus

Dianne Yudelson

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Sinfully Citrus"



Smith and Nephew

Dylan Collard

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Smith and Nephew"
One image from a campaign for Smith and Nephew drawing attention to the skill and heroism of surgeons and nurses.



Smith and Nephew 2

Dylan Collard

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Smith and Nephew 2"
One image from a campaign for Smith and Nephew drawing attention to the skill and heroism of surgeons and nurses.



Dancing Orchid

Fabian Bernal

Colombia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Dancing Orchid"
Splash advertising photography



Race Day

Francine Filsinger

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Race Day"
Outsider Jeans Vintage Car Race Entrant prepares for the race.



Vintage Corvette Racing

Francine Filsinger

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Vintage Corvette Racing"
Vintage Corvette reflects the long racing history of Corvette.



Silver Puzzles Cutlery

Jacqui Dean

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Silver Puzzles Cutlery"



Mastercraft

JANE FLETCHER

New Zealand

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Mastercraft"
I was captured by the lines and curves,how they work in unison to provide strength and beauty to a part from a sleek-lined Mastercraft boat.



Wine grayppes

Jean-Charles Folliet

France

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Wine grayppes"



Red Bull David Belle Parkour Originator

Jim Krantz

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Red Bull David Belle Parkour Originator"



Amandine Bracelets

Jonathan Pollock

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Amandine Bracelets"
Campaign for a London Jewellery Company



Slimstar Time Piece

Jonathan Pollock

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Slimstar Time Piece"
For a London Watch and Jewellery Company



The Sky Amethyst Necklace

Jonathan Pollock

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"The Sky Amethyst Necklace"
Forming part of a new collection for a London Jewellery Company



Salt and Steel

Keith Berr

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Salt and Steel"
Salt and Steel is from a series of images, created for the Bonneville Salt Flats, Speedweek, where world land speed records are set.



I heart Jags.

Lennette Newell

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"I heart Jags."
Captive domestic born jaguar used to promote the breeding program and habitat of native cats.



Untitled (2)

Madiha Abdo

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Untitled (2)"



RUSSIA ROCKS

Marco Cauz

Italy

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"RUSSIA ROCKS"
Statues photographed in front of the Kremlin in Moscow. One hand of the statue on the left was digitally altered on order to communicate the concept "Russia Rocks".



Grater

Michael Indresano

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Grater"



See Through

Michael Indresano

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"See Through"



Brandon's Leap

Neil L. Johnson

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Brandon's Leap"
Part of a campaign for Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet.



Beer

Nico Garstman

Netherlands

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Beer"
Cheers



we need water 1

nicole boekhaus

Switzerland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"we need water 1"
photography: Nicole Boekhaus,Styling Julia Grunz, Hair:Remo Iseli, Make Up Kathrin Tollas



we need water 2

nicole boekhaus

Switzerland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"we need water 2"
photography: Nicole Boekhaus,Styling Julia Grunz, Hair:Remo Iseli, Make Up Kathrin Tollas



Brass Music Festival

Nyk Sykes

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Brass Music Festival"
One of the main images for an advertising campaign for SIBF the Sydney international brass music festival.



Lamas

Samuel Hicks

UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Lamas"
Shot in Chile for an Avis campaign



Boags myths campaign (1)

Tim Georgeson

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Boags myths campaign (1)"
the brumby whisperer of franklin river



Boags myths campaign (2)

Tim Georgeson

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Boags myths campaign (2)"
the sirens of bass strait



Young Joy

Tom Anthony

Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Young Joy"
Shot for a country estate promotion



Play the GAME

Vinay Kumar Vishwakarma

India

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Play the GAME"
To be continued...



One in Two

Vincent O'Byrne

Ireland

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"One in Two"



Let It Snow

Wolfgang Lackner

Austria

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Let It Snow"
For Conny's Homemade Muffins



Abandoned Brickworks | Study 19

Thomas Brotzler

Germany

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Abandoned Brickworks | Study 19"
March 2013, 'Ziegelwerke Muehlacker', Germany



Burning City

SILVERFINEART Berghammer Forstinger

Austria

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Burning City"
Hasselblad 500c/m, Black and White Film



Block House

Steve Burkett

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Block House"
Rural Tennessee, 2014



Vitra

Pygmalion Karatzas

Greece

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Vitra"



Reilly_Rohan_Santa Maria Della Salute

Rohan Reilly

Ireland

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Reilly_Rohan_Santa Maria Della Salute "
The city of Venice dissappearing in to the mist..



Big Eye in the Big Apple

simon narborough

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Big Eye in the Big Apple"
Big Brother in Times Square,



aqua (2)

Amr El-shafei

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"aqua (2)"



DArk MOFO

Mark Kelly

Australia

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"DArk MOFO"



Molten V ~ Trump Tower Chicago

Mabry Campbell

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Molten V ~ Trump Tower Chicago"
A long exposure of Trump Tower Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.



Sin City

Pedro Diaz Molins

Spain

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Sin City"
Flatiron in New York



Modern Religion

Denise Dethlefsen

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Modern Religion"
The image "Modern Religion" caught my fancy because of the juxtaposition of the old, traditional - but rapidly decaying - form of religion pictured by the church, and its modern counterpart - the...



lines and curves

Nita and Wales Madden III

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"lines and curves"



Shadowlines

Wajid Drabu

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Shadowlines"
Chicago



Lucca's Door

Marc Ward

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Lucca's Door"



de Rotterdam 2

Nico Garstman

Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"de Rotterdam 2"
Building de Rotterdam from architect Rem Koolhaas



Building Facade, Macau - 2013

Peter Steinhauer

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Building Facade, Macau - 2013"
Image from a large apartment block in Macau made in 2013



#9

Tony DeSantis

USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"#9"
This is an actual building/art structure in Downtown LA. This structure over looks the 101 Freeway and is a part of Central Los Angeles High School #9. This is a school for Visual and Performing Arts.



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