New York, october the 16th 2011
Riccardo Magherini was awarded an Honorable Mention in Fine art – People category for the winning entry “Shibuya” at the International Photography Awards 2011
The International Photography Awards, considered by some as the Oscars of Photography, is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three winners are announced at the annual Lucie Awards ceremony. The awards event will be held at the Lincoln Center in New York on October 24, 2011, before returning to Los Angeles in 2012 in celebration of the 10-year anniversary.
Over 8,000 submissions from 90 countries were received for the 2011 International Photography Awards with over 70 jurors, the largest to date. The Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, discover new and emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography.