It’s always challenging and enjoyable entering competetions. It certainly is a great way to promote your creations as well as navigate where you may sit on an international platform. The awards arena for me is about raising the bar of my creative practice as well as being inspired by the amazing photography of others around the globe. Thank you to the international competetion Judges for my recent nomination in the Black and White Spider Awards.
It was curious to realize that the nominated images still had impact even in Black and White. Here is the fabulous press release and images for you reading and viewing pleasure…..
“Celebrating its 7th year, Black and White Spider Awards is the leading international award honoring black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers in a prestigious annual competition and globally webcast event, reaching photo fans in 154 countries.”
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER VICKI BELL FROM AUSTRALIA
LONDON 17TH JUNE 2012 – Professional photographer VICKI BELL of Australia was presented with the 7th Annual Black and White Spider Awards “The Gymnast” and “Bongiorno” in the category of Fine Art & Portraiture, repectively, at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, June 9, 2012 was attended by photography fans in 72 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.
The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Fratelli Alinari, Heffel Fine Art to the Tate in London who honored Spider Fellows with 180 coveted title awards and 875 nominees in 14 categories.
“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,223 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Vicki Bell’s “The Gymnast” & “Bongiorno” are exceptional images entered in the Fine Art & Portrait categories, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present her with the title of Nominee.”
You can view the 7th Annual Winners Gallery at www.thespiderawards.com/gallery/7th
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white 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 black and white photography.
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