This year the judges reviewed 6849 entries submitted from 89 countries. "ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition".

 


– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/photomanipulation" for 5 images from the series "blurry trees".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "silence 05, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/landscapes" for the image "springtime in the fields 03" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/landscape" for the image "after the thunderstorm 03" from the series "franconian tranquility".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/photomanipulation" for the image "the beast 01" from the series "dramatic skies".

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.

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "special/digitally enhanced" for 5 images from the series "dramatic skies monochrome".

 

 – 1 honorable mention in category "special/digitally enhanced" for 5 images from the series "seasons in the woods". 

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "silence 05, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "beautiful rainy day 02, b&w" from the series "digital watercolors".

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.

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "landscapes" for the image "springtime in the fields 02, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "landscapes" for the image "frosty, misty, spooky 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "landscapes" for the image "beautiful rainy day 02, b&w" from the series "digital watercolors".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "landscapes" for the image "after the thunderstorm 01, b&w" from the 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".

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.

 

– 1 nomination in category "photomanipulation" for 5 images from the series "dramatic skies monochrome".

 

– 1 nomination in category "photomanipulation" for 5 images from the series "seasons in the woods".

 

– 3 nominations in categories "fine art", "landscape" and "nature" for the image "silence 05, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 3 nominations in categories "fine art", "landscape" and "nature" for the image "alley trees in the mist 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

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".

– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/photomanipulation" for 5 images from the series "dramatic skies monochrome".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "those rainy days 01" from the series "digital watercolors".

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.

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art" for the image "silence 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 2 honorable mentions in categories "landscapes" and "nature" for the image "waiting for spring 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "photomanipulation" for the image "light and shadow 02, b&w" from the series "blurry trees".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "photomanipulation" for the image "up in the air 05, b&w" from the series "dramatic skies".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "photomanipulation" for the image "sometimes bigger is better 01, b&w" from the series "dramatic skies".

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

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.


– 3rd place in category "fine art/photomanipulation" – the 5 images above – from the series "dramatic skies".


– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/photomanipulation" – the 5 images above – from the series "seasons in the woods".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "poetic trees 01, b&w" from the series "digital watercolors".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "fine art/abstract" for the image "those rainy days 01" from the series "digital watercolors".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "silence 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "nature/trees" for the image "waiting for spring 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

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.


– 1st place in "category nature/flowers" for the image "abstract poppy blossom 01" from the series "studio nature".

 

– 2nd place in "category fine art/abstract" for the image "abstract poppy blossom 01" from the series "studio nature".

 

– 2 honorable mentions in categories "nature/trees" and "fine art/landscape" for the image "silence 01, b&w" from the series "trees and landscape".

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "special/digitally enhanced" for the image "up in the air 05, b&w" from the series "dramatic skies". 

 

– 1 honorable mention in category "special/digitally enhanced" for the image "blue sky 01" from the series "dramatic skies".

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.

 

– 1 nomination in category "photomanipulation" for the image "up in the air 03, b&w" from the series "dramatic skies".

 

– 1 nomination in category "fine art" for the image "waiting for spring 01, b&w" from the 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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