Los Angeles, 28th April 2016
Really proud to announce that HK series has been awarded at the 9th International Color Awards 2015 with Honorable Mention and three Nominees in Fine Art category.
‘INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS, PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in color photography.
The live online gala was attended by over 10,000 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography.
“The variety of entries was astonishing,” said juror Lilli Langenheim, Senior Art Director of DDB Berlin. “Some of the work is truly powerful; Fine Art, Sport, Nature in professional was really inspiring and the Wildlife category in amateur was one of the most exciting,” added jury member Daria Bonera, Owner of DB Agency in Milan.
Top honors for Photographer of the Year went to:
1st Place – ANTONIO MASIELLO – Italy
2nd Place – SIMON EELES – USA
3rd Place – VICTORIA PARNALL-VAUGHAN – UK
1st Place – DANIEL FEHR – Switzerland
2nd Place – SUSAN JACOBS – USA
3rd Place – LINC GASKING – New Zealand
5,678 entries were received from 78 countries.
The Jury represented the industry’s biggest names and tastemakers including Contrasto, Rome; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Whitechapel Gallery, London; DDB, Berlin; Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg; Art Beatus Hong Kong; DB Agency, Milan; InStyle Magazine, New York and Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna who reviewed the entries online before making their nominations and honoring 591 title awards and 634 nominees in 33 categories. The Awards could not have wished for a better group of professionals to work with. ”