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M Istvan Kerekes, from Hungary was the winner of the Spring Award, with his work The Lumbermans Children.
Linda Rogers from Wesport, USA was the winner of the Portrait Section.
Stefano Coltelli, from Pisa, Italy, and Ellen Jantzen, from St Louis, USA, were join winners in Landscape Section
Giuseppe Francavilla, from Palermo, Italy, and Yoshimaru Mayumi the join winners of the Nude Section.
Copyright: M Istav Kerekes
Copyright Linda Rogers
Coyright: Stefano Coltelli
Ellen Jantzen (right)
Copyright: Giuseppe Francavilla
Yoshimaru Mayumi (right)
Awardees of the Black and White Photographer of the Year competition have already been selected. Mikhail Grebenshchikov, from Moscow, Russian Federation, has been awarded as Photographer of the Year for his work “Through the Looking Glass”.Click here to see the all the awarded images.
Copyright (from left to right): Mikhail Grebenshchikov (Russia), Dianne Yudelson (USA), Zara Jarvinen (Finland)
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS OF THE LOVE COMPETITION
WPGA congratulates all entrants and awardees of the LOVE competition, and announces that Supranav Dash (www.supranavdash.com) has won the First Prize of the Love Photography Competition. The Second Prize was awarded to Ulrike Stehlik (from Mexico City) for her work shot in the Pantitlan Subway Station, Mexico City, and the Third Prize to Georges Pacheco (www.georges-pacheco-com), an excellent portraitist from the city of Ruillé en Champagne, France and recent graduate with honors from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d'Arles. The following artists have received Honorable Mentions from the juror Tom Atwood: Pablo Daniel Cuarterolo, Argentina; David Cuetter, United States; Theologia Dosios, United States; Susan Hillyard, United States; Kein Keightley, Ireland; Paul Kloschinski, Canada; Jim Lustenader, United States; Lora Mancini, United States; Nikolaj Petersen, Mexico; and Len Speier, United States.
Copyright (from left to right): Supranav Dash, Ulrike Stehlik, and Georges Pacheco
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE IMAGES OF THE AWARDED IMAGES AND TOM ATWOOD's CONTEST STATEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS OF THE 4th EDITION OF THE POLLUX AWARDS
Juried by Dilip Bhatia and selected among +2900 images submitted from 42 countries, Enrique López-Tapia, from Madrid, Spain, was awarded as Photographer of the Year, Professional Section, in the 2012 edition of The Pollux Awards, and Wendy Sacks, from Rochester, NY, United States, was awarded as Photographer of the Year, Non Professional Section.
Especial Mention of the Juror: Paolo Patruno, for his series Malaria.
Upper Row: Enrique López-Tapia (images 1 and 2)
Lower Row: Wendy Sacks (images 3 and 4); Paolo Patruno (image 5)
AWARDED IMAGES WILL BE EXHIBITED AT THE BORGES CULTURAL CENTER IN BUENOS AIRES IN JUNE 2014, JOINTLY WITH THE AWARDEES OF THE 5th EDITION (CURRENTLY OPEN FOR ENTRIES). THE EXHIBITION HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE 2014 TO ALLOW THE JOIN EXHIBITION WITH THE 5th EDITION, AND DUE TO OPERATIONAL CONSTRAINTS.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 3rd EDITION OF THE JACOB RIIS AWARD
After a long delay, produced by a loss of part of the submitters data base when upgrading our submission software version, which fortunately was recovered, we’re now pleased to announce the winners of this 3rd edition of the Jacob Riis Award.
Selected among 240 photographers from 37 countries and a total of 1640 entries, the American photographer Hugh Jones was honored with the Jacob Riis Award (3rd edition).
Christian Vium from Denmark was the First Runner Up, and the African photographer (now living and working in California) Fatimata Vetu was selected as the Second Runner Up.
Copyright: Hugh Jones
Copiright: Christian Vium
Copyright: Fatimata Vetu
The following photographers have been awarded with Honorable Mentions:
Single Image Section:
Gary Breckhemer ; Jens Ceder; Judit German Heins; Katya Evdokimova; Lens Speir; Lennette Newell; Marj Clayton; Miroslawa Kowalczuk; Roman Dadiomov; and Wendy Sacks.
Dorothée Rapp; Ethel Kambourian; Julie Ramage; Kat Moser; Keith Park; Leland Bobbe; Marguerite Garth; Miroslawa Kowalczuk; Sussie Eggenberger; and Virginia Saunders.
First Prize: Dorothée Rapp for her image A Rainy Day; Runners Up: Hugh Jones, for his images A Sinking Realization, and Icarus; Clay Bodvin, for his image Game Study; Ilker Godsen, for the image Street Ball; Judit German Heins, for her image The Street Musician; Andres Barria, for his image La Niña Triste; and Daniel Arranz, for his image I Wish…
See these images and all the Honorable Mentions: Click Here.
by Doro Rapp by Hugh Jones
by Clay Bovdin by Ilker Godsen
by Judit German Heins by Andres Barria
by Daniel Arranz
RESULTS OF THE FINE ART COMPETITION
First Prize: Dianne Yudelson, for her series Antique Aviary; Runners Up: Inga Pae, for her series Central Figure; Julie Kim Rossiter, for her images Dystopia and Utopia; Feith Balint, for his images Self Portrait, The Shadow, and Trip; and Doro Rapp, for her images Rialto Dream, The Game, and Versailles. See these images and all the Honorable Mentions: Click Here.
by Dianne Yudelson by Inga Pae
by Julie Kim Rossiter by Feith Balint
by Dorothée Rapp
RESULTS OF THE 2nd URBAN & COUNTRY LANDSCAPE COMPETITION
By Partha RoyBy Julie Edelson Safford
WPGA congratulates Partha Roy from Singapore who was selected as the winner of the 2nd edition of the Urban and Country Landscape Competitions, as well as Julie Edelson Safford who was the Runner Up of this contest.
Another 39 artists, selected among 282 photographers from 46 countries were awarded Honorable Mentions from the WPGA's Jury.
Click here to see the Gallery of the Awarded images:
RESULTS OF THE CELL PHONE CAMERA COMPETITION
Intimate, spontaneous street shots, and avant-garde imaginary is the result of this amazing contest. WPGA congratulates all entrants.
by Karen Divineby Vlad Sokhin
The US photographer Karen Divine was awarded as the winner of the 1st Cell Phone Camera Competition. Vlad Sokhin from the Russian Federation was the Runner Up. This competition has demostrated a high creativity from artists representing 42 countries, and the jurors of WPGA have selected 37 photographers as Honorable Mentions. CLICK HERE to see the gallery of awardees:
RESULTS OF THE 4th EDITION OF THE JULIA MARGARET CAMERON AWARD
Among 2250 images from 47 countries, the jurors’ team of WPGA has selected the following 16 artists as recipients of the 4th edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for women photographers. Their works will be exhibited in Paris in 2013, jointly with the awardees of the 3rd edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award (Women Photographers Biennial 2013).
By Lennette Newell
Single Image: Documentary and Editorial Category:
Eli Reinholdtsen from Norway and Elizabeth Knauss from USA Figure and Nude Category:
Alicia Moneva from Spain and Claire Maillet from USA Fine Art Category:
Lennette Newell from USA, Dorothée Rapp from Germany, Sally Carpenter from USA, Beatrix Jourdan from Senegal, Tatiana Volontir from Romania, Mishu Vaas from Romania, and Nettie Edwards from United Kingdom Landscapes and Seascapes Category:
Linda Caldwell from USA and Cynthia Fleury from USA Portrait Category:
Tamara Reynolds from USA, Christie Stockstill from USA and Patrizia Burra from Italy Street Photography and Cityscapes:
Dorothée Rapp from Germany and Catherine Panebianco from USA
Ilina Shileru from Romania and Ann-Christine Wohrl from Germany
The following artists have been nominated as finalists, and could be invited by the jurors at their discretion, to exhibit in case some awardee can’t make it:
Category Documentary and Editorial: Tiffany Zettlemoyer (USA), Paola Nuñez Solorio (USA), Negar Yaghmaian (Iran), Irina Firsova (Russian Federation); Category Figure and Nude: Hsiao Lan Chang (Taiwan), Jane Olin (USA), Jana Santilhano (South Africa), Quyen Pfeifer (USA); Category Fine Art: Wendy Sacks (USA), Lucy Aron (USA), Jane Olin (USA), Maris Soscia (USA); Landscapes and Seascapes Category: Dorothée Rapp (Germany), Nettie Edwards (United Kingdom); Portraits Category: Joni Kabana (USA), Adele Epstein (USA), Eli Lund (Norway), Johanna Henriksson (Sweden), Sasja van Vechgel (Tanzania); Street Photography and Cityscapes: Lilyan Aloma (USA), Boglàrka Bora (Hungary), Margaret Stratton (USA). Portfolio: Jamie Johnson (USA), Dorothée Rapp (Germany), Emma Powell (USA)
CLICK HERE to browse the images of the works selected by the jurors as recipients of the 4th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award as well those of the finalists:
RESULTS OF THE 2012 WPGA PORTRAIT AWARD JURIED BY STEVE MCCURRY
Selected among more than 2000 images from 57 countries, Magnum's photographer Steve McCurry has granted the 2012 WPGA Portrait Award to Dilip Bhatia (Mumbai, India) for his work "Akhaada Fighters". We congratulate Dilip (who also won in 2009 the first edition of the WPGA Annual Award) as well as the Runner Ups, Special Mentions of the Juror and holders of Honorable Mentions.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE OF THE EXHIBITION OF THE AWARDED WORKS HAS BEEN CHANGED AND WILL BE HELD, AT THE BORGES CULTURAL CENTER, ON JUNE 2013.
By Dilip Bhatia
Runner Ups: Andres Barria Davidson, Binh Trinh, Braden Summers, Isabel Zipfel, M.Istvan Kerekes, and Torkil Faeroe.
Special Mentions of the Juror: Debra Jansen, Edward L Rubin, Eva Mueller, Georges Pacheco, Jodi Champagne, Joni Kabana, Viviane Moos, and Alice Bullough.
Honorable Mentions: Alicia Moneva, Anette Tyler, Ann-Christine Woerhl, Beatrix Jourdan, Carla Roberto Sparano Gomes, Charlotte Rush Bailey, Chuck Turner, Claudio Allia, David Creedon, Eduard Comellas, Enrique Lopez-Tapia, Hugo Stenssoro, Jay Spilker, Johanna Henriksson, John McGill, Kerry Mansfield, Kerry Sharkey-Miller, Kurt Franken, Len Speier, Lev Tsimring, Lisa Borckman, Lorne Resnick, Lung Liu, Manuela Cigliutti, Michael Schimdt, Nicolas Lotsos, Paul Wager, Patrizia Burra, Probal Rashid, Saud A Faisal, Stefano Lunardi, Tom Bell, Umberto Carlo Summaruga, Vincent DeGroot, Wendy Sacks, Yen Baet, and Zara Jarvinen.