Fine Art Photography Awards – 2nd Edition Winners Announced!

Art is born out of passion. Fine Art photography is a perfect instrument, which allows a person to communicate with the world and share their vision. It results from the author’s deep sensitivity, a need to express feelings through image, a unique view of the surrounding reality. It can be spontaneous, but it can also be a conscious and deliberate manifesto.

FineArt06aProfessional Fine Art Photographer of the Year
Winner: Jaime Travezan
Flora (2015) (Series)
Co-authored with David Tortora. The series Flora is a celebration of nature. Photos: David Tortora/Jaime Travezan
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FineArt06bAmateur Fine Art Photographer of the Year
Winner: Florian Ruiz
Mirage cities (Series)
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FineArt06cStreet Photography 1st Place Winner (professional): Koji Tajima
Pattern (Single)
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FineArt06dWildlife / Animals 1st Place Winner (amateur): Pedro Jarque
Wild souls (Series)
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Full Professional Winners Gallery
and Full Amateur Winners Gallery
at fineartphotoawards


J Henry Fair

“The vivid color photographs of J Henry Fair lead an uneasy double life as potent records of environmental pollution and as ersatz evocations of abstract painting…information and form work together, to devastating effect.” -Roberta Smith, The New York Times

JHenryFair06aLittle Blue
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JHenryFair06bYour Own Deserted Beach
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JHenryFair06dThe Gift of the Tides
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Photographer J Henry Fair is best known for his Industrial Scars series, in which he researches our world’s most egregious environmental disasters and creates images that are simultaneously stunning and horrifying, and more closely resemble abstract paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe and Jackson Pollock than what the collective views as reality.

more at saatchiart

Beauty In Ruins

Beauty In Ruins Photo Contest Winners

BeautyInRuins06aCongratulations Grand Jury Winner “Destroyed by Volcano” by derekgalon
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BeautyInRuins06bCongratulations Runner Up “Stairway” by jreid13
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BeautyInRuins06cCongratulations Runner Up “Angelika” by jayaruwan
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BeautyInRuins06dCongratulations Runner Up “Fogotten Chair” by marshallvanderhoof
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BeautyInRuins06eCongratulations Runner Up “On clouds wings” by q-liebin
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BeautyInRuins06fCongratulations Amateur Winner “Abandoned Hospital ” by TeEnZiE
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BeautyInRuins06gCongratulations People’s Choice “Barn Raising” by btruono
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Beauty In Ruins Photo Contest Winners
more at viewbug

Portfolio n°194 – Les explorations du “Waow”

Julia Deville, entrepreneuse active avec son mari Michel, ne se contente pas de gérer le trois-mâts «Waow» pour partager son bonheur avec tous ses heureux passagers. Tout naturellement, cette photographe affirmée sur terre ne pouvait vivre cette aventure qu’en emmenant ses objectifs sous l’eau.

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Portfolio n°194 – Les explorations du “Waow”
via animan

Macro Photography by Henrik Spranz

In conversation with Henrik Spranz
Vienna-based wildlife and nature photographer Henrik Spranz specialises in macro photography with more than a touch of magic realism. It’s not by accident that his world takes us on a flight of fancy into a different, more ethereal place, and gives him a creative break from the day job.
Interview by Nick Smith

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Macro Photography by Henrik Spranz
more in:
Outdoor Photography Magazine
July 2016