4 honorable mentions in the categories nature/trees and special/digitally enhanced.

 

This year the international photography awards received 14273 of submissions from over 165 countries. The international photography awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Each year, the international photography awards (ipa) invites passionate photographers, to compete for the title of photographer of the year, discovery of the year and deeper perspective photographer of the year. A board of esteemed professionals in the field juries the competition: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community.


From the series "dramatic skies": honorable mention in category special/digitally enhanced.


From the series "seasons in the woods": honorable mention in category special/digitally enhanced.

"Silence 05", series "trees and landscape"; honorable mention in category nature/trees
"Silence 05", series "trees and landscape"; honorable mention in category nature/trees
"Beautiful rainy day 02", series "digital watercolors"; honorable mention in category nature/trees
"Beautiful rainy day 02", series "digital watercolors"; honorable mention in category nature/trees

4 honorable mentions in the category landscapes.

 

In 2017 "monovisions photography awards" received more than 4,000 entries from all over the world. The panel of judges consisted of Eve Janprasert, Silvan Fässler, Sara Sandström, Conny Dietzshold, Martin Stavars, Caroline Gentsch, Matilde Tiriticco, Sinar Photography, Peter Martin, Maria Oliva, Michael Itkoff, Ann Kristin Plüss and Simon Schwarzer.

"Springtime in the fields 02", series "trees and landscape"
"Springtime in the fields 02", series "trees and landscape"
"Beautiful rainy day 02", series "digital watercolors"
"Beautiful rainy day 02", series "digital watercolors"
"Frosty, misty, spooky 01", series "trees and landscape"
"Frosty, misty, spooky 01", series "trees and landscape"
"After the thunderstorm 01", series "franconian tranquility"
"After the thunderstorm 01", series "franconian tranquility"

Thomas Finkler is awarded with a honorable mention (»menzione d'onore«).

 

Only 4 artists were selected by the judging committee, 1 winner and 3 honorable mentions. Organization and implementation of the biennale by »ArtExpertise StoricidellarteinFirenze«.


Silence 05 from the series "trees and landscape".

8 nominees in the categories fine art, landscape, nature and photomanipulation.

 

In 2017 "fine art photography awards" received 6335 submissions from 89 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Tim Franco, Nadia Dias, Liza Van der Stock, Matilde Gattoni, Amélie Labourdette, Valery Klamm and Pierre Abensur.


From the series "dramatic skies": nominee in category photomanipulation.


From the series "seasons in the woods": nominee in category photomanipulation.

"Silence 05", series "trees and landscape"; nominees in categories fine art, landscape and nature
"Silence 05", series "trees and landscape"; nominees in categories fine art, landscape and nature
"Alley trees in the mist 01", series "trees and landscape"; nominees in categories fine art, landscape and nature
"Alley trees in the mist 01", series "trees and landscape"; nominees in categories fine art, landscape and nature

Trierenberg super circuit – the world's largest photo art contest, april 2017

Thomas Finkler is honored with a gold medal in the special themes category "trees"

"Perfect day" from the series "dramatic skies".

2 honorable mentions in the categories fine art/photomanipulation (series) and nature/trees.

Series "dramatic skies" (5 images) and series "digital watercolors"


6 honorable mentions in the categories fine art, landscapes, nature and photomanipulation.

 

The 2016 Monochrome Awards received 8122 submissions from 81 countries around the world. Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Pia Elizondo, Michel Rajkovic, Ben Nixon, Norma I. Quintana, Martin Stavars, Allison Barnes, Katarina Balgavy, Claire A. Warden, David Johndrow and Stefano Brunesci.

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. The mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.

"Light and shadow", series "blurry trees"
"Light and shadow", series "blurry trees"
"Up in the air", series "dramatic skies"
"Up in the air", series "dramatic skies"
"Silence", series "trees and landscape"
"Silence", series "trees and landscape"
"Sometimes bigger ist better", series "dramatic skies"
"Sometimes bigger ist better", series "dramatic skies"
"Waiting for spring", series "trees and landscape"; (awarded in the categories landscapes and nature)
"Waiting for spring", series "trees and landscape"; (awarded in the categories landscapes and nature)

The image "rays of light" from the series "dramatic skies" is featured in the article "best black & white photos from the nd awards 2016".

3rd place in category fine art/photomanipulation and 5 honorable mentions in the categories fine art/photomanipulation, fine art/abstract and nature/trees.

 

This year the judges reviewed 6422 entries submitted from 85 countries. "ND Awards" aim to promote photography and photographers. Their idea is to create new opportunities to present most valuable work to the audience all over the world. To build a place where photographers can show diverse points of view and thrive through competition.


From the series "dramatic skies": 3rd place in category fine art/photomanipulation.


From the series "seasons in the woods": honorable mention in the category fine art/photomanipulation.


4 honorable mentions: "Poetic trees" from the series "digital watercolors monochrome", "those rainy days" from the series "digital watercolors color", "silence" and "waiting for spring" from the series "trees and landscape".

1st place in category nature/flowers and 2nd place in category fine art/abstract for the image "abstract poppy blossom" from the series "studio nature".  4 honorable mentions in the categories fine art/landscape, nature/trees and special/digitally enhanced.


This year "the International photography awards" received 17040 of submissions from over 162 countries.

"The international photography awards" conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Each year, "the international photography awards (ipa)" invites passionate photographers, to compete for the title of "photographer of the year", "discovery of the year" and "deeper perspective photographer of the year". A board of esteemed professionals in the field juries the competition: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community.

"Silence" from the series "trees and landscape"

"Up in the air" from the series "dramatic skies"

"Blue sky" from the series "dramatic skies"



Two nominations in the categories "photomanipulation" and "fine art".

 

In 2016 "fine art photography awards" received more than 3994 submissions from 83 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Qingjun Huang, Carolyn Guild, Klaus Kampert, Pini Hamou, Rupert Vandervell, Pongsatorn Sukhum, Kilian Schönberger, Peter Kool, Lara Zankoul and GMB Akash.

"Up in the air 03", series "dramatic skies"
"Up in the air 03", series "dramatic skies"
"Waiting for spring", series "trees and landscape"
"Waiting for spring", series "trees and landscape"

"Best inspiring photography award" (see also section publications)

Camerapixo, usa, "visual connection", 08.2015

Cover "visual connection"

Page 44 "visual connection" – best inspiring photography award,

"blue sky" from the series dramatic skies


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