Abstract - Amateur

Merging Memories Patrick Ems
Switzerland

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Merging Memories"



Separation milad safabakhsh
Iran

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Separation"
Melody lines of separation



Beyond City Limits Joshua SariƱana
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Beyond City Limits"
Clouds reflect off of glass as a man ascends onto a subway platform.



ESSENCE 22 Luca IZZO
France

Honorable Mention

"ESSENCE 22"
A dialogue of infinite combinations of light and space. A silence that takes us in a fantasy world..



Abstraction Mihai Florea
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Abstraction"



Black Hole Patricia Durr-Turo
USA

Honorable Mention

"Black Hole"
Disappearance



Flux Christian Meermann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Flux"
Nothing is certain, everything is in motion.



Early morning, Hill End Chris Stimson
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Early morning, Hill End"
Early morning light through a fence



Restroom Penelope Clute
USA

Honorable Mention

"Restroom"
floor reflection on wastebasket in ladies room



Escheresque Tim Mulcahy
USA

Honorable Mention

"Escheresque"



Beach Flames Willa Davis
USA

Honorable Mention

"Beach Flames"



Land Bridge Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Honorable Mention

"Land Bridge"
Multiplexities - delving deeply into nature's many layers and complexities



Meditation Natalya Trotsevich
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Meditation"



Lab Juno Jim Sterne
USA

Honorable Mention

"Lab Juno"



Spontaneous Dance Diane Kaye
USA

Honorable Mention

"Spontaneous Dance"



A Glove after the Thaw Soren Harbel
Spain

Honorable Mention

"A Glove after the Thaw"
A Kid's Glove after the Thaw - Vera Fotografia



Wild Waves Louis Agius
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Wild Waves"



Awning 2 Joseph O'Neill
USA

Honorable Mention

"Awning 2"



Bold Ian Shand
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Bold"
Strong ice patterns on an early winter's morning on Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand



BranchingOut II Margo Kessler Cook
USA

Honorable Mention

"BranchingOut II"



Growth Bernard Werner
USA

Honorable Mention

"Growth"



Stucco Chris McCann
USA

Honorable Mention

"Stucco"
In a cookie cutter world of commonplace existence, it's nice to see someone who cares.



abstract Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Honorable Mention

"abstract"



Walk! Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Walk!"



Canal Reflections Adam Felde
USA

Nominee

"Canal Reflections"
Buildings reflected in San Antonio, Tx Canal. Taken with iPhone 6s



Sacrifice Of Isaac Alexandru Crisan
Romania

Nominee

"Sacrifice Of Isaac"
series [impossible worlds][impossible architectures][surreal manipulations]



2EaS1 Andrea e Silva
Brazil

Nominee

"2EaS1"



"Spaceworld" Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

""Spaceworld""



"The gate to Soria Moria" Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

""The gate to Soria Moria""



"Twisted" Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

""Twisted""



The Tree of Life Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"The Tree of Life"
Stresa - Lago Maggiore - Italy 2015



creatures of the beach Bee Burke
Australia

Nominee

"creatures of the beach"
Creatures



Midnight Sunrise Brice Goldberg
USA

Nominee

"Midnight Sunrise"
Created using a tube television set, long exposure and black sumi ink



Jonesport #596 C E Morse
USA

Nominee

"Jonesport #596"
Detail of boat hull



What Lies Beneath? Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"What Lies Beneath?"
Stream flowing under winter ice.



Notion Chad Routhier
USA

Nominee

"Notion"
First light presenting an abstract and reflective take between shadows and light



Faker-1 Chih Yu Tsai
Taiwan

Nominee

"Faker-1"
Its an ice cube faked ink painting with the melting water.



Implosion Chih Yu Tsai
Taiwan

Nominee

"Implosion"
Drop



Faker-3 Chih Yu Tsai
Taiwan

Nominee

"Faker-3"
Its an ice cube faked ink painting with the melting water.



Akan Chris McCann
USA

Nominee

"Akan"
An aerial view of Lake Akan in Hokkaido during the beginning stages of the freezing process.



Three Black Squares Christoph Oberenzer
Germany

Nominee

"Three Black Squares"



Plates Composition Christoph Oberenzer
Germany

Nominee

"Plates Composition"



Dancing starlings Daniel Dencescu
Germany

Nominee

"Dancing starlings"
Thousands of starlings flying over Rome formed this dancer in the sky



Circle Rock 6 Dave Johns
USA

Nominee

"Circle Rock 6"
Circle Rock 6, Clark Cove, Maine Coast



Single Exposure II, Tokyo David Reilly
USA

Nominee

"Single Exposure II, Tokyo"
A single exposure of a window reflection in Tokyo's Asakusa district



Untitled with Water Denise Dethlefsen
USA

Nominee

"Untitled with Water"



Molton Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee

"Molton"



Scarred Devon Crosby
Canada

Nominee

"Scarred"
Bottom of an old cast iron frying pan



Raindrops on Lumen Print Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Raindrops on Lumen Print"
During the long exposure of a lumen print of 3 bottles, it rained on the project.



Highway Rivulet Ice Reflected Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Highway Rivulet Ice Reflected"
Highway Rivulet Ice Reflected



Wahkeena Creek Ice Reflected Don Jacobson
USA

Nominee

"Wahkeena Creek Ice Reflected"
Wahkeena Creek Ice Reflected



Multiverse Frank Burgers
Netherlands

Nominee

"Multiverse"



Alien Gillian Hunt
UK

Nominee

"Alien"
In the garden no one can hear you sream!!!



Lines and curves Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

Nominee

"Lines and curves"
This photograph is a detail of an architectural structure created for EXPO 2015 in Milan



Down Pipe Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Down Pipe"
A quiet corner, Knox Church, Dunedin, New Zealand



Me? Iveta Butler
USA

Nominee

"Me?"
Gelatin Silver Print made in the darkroom as a part of my recent B&W project SUPER(NATURAL) WOMAN.



Shade Sail Jan Bellamy
New Zealand

Nominee

"Shade Sail"



Film Strip Joan Caulfield
New Zealand

Nominee

"Film Strip"
A different view of New York City



Circle of Light Joan Caulfield
New Zealand

Nominee

"Circle of Light"



Abstract Reflection John Eaton
USA

Nominee

"Abstract Reflection"



MADERAS juan fernando franco
USA

Nominee

"MADERAS"



The Bridge Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"The Bridge"
Multiplexities - delving deeply into nature's many layers and complexities



A Shadow In The Middle Distance Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"A Shadow In The Middle Distance"
Multiplexities - delving deeply into nature's many layers and complexities



At The Edge Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"At The Edge"
Multiplexities - delving deeply into nature's many layers and complexities



Rise and Fall Karen Hanley Colbert
USA

Nominee

"Rise and Fall"
Multiplexities - delving deeply into nature's many layers and complexities



Bridge to Sky Kent Wisner
USA

Nominee

"Bridge to Sky"
Ongoing contemplations of found geometry



Beach Visitor Kit Snider
USA

Nominee

"Beach Visitor"



The wall-2 Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"The wall-2"



The Liberation Kwa Weiling
Malaysia

Nominee

"The Liberation"



Marina city towers Larry Colby
USA

Nominee

"Marina city towers"
Circular views of Marina city towers



Still Water Leah Lallier
USA

Nominee

"Still Water"



Guardian Lilyan Aloma
USA

Nominee

"Guardian"
Portrait of Philip, Film Image-Holga,Double Exposure, Chelsea, New York City, 2016



Beach Huts Linda Jarrett
New Zealand

Nominee

"Beach Huts"
St James, Cape Town



When Time Stood Still Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"When Time Stood Still"



V Maciej Szemelowski
Poland

Nominee

"V"
2016, Italy



Glacier melt Manfred Schroeder
Switzerland

Nominee

"Glacier melt"



Dupligen Manss Aval
USA

Nominee

"Dupligen "



Black and White Spider Marc Hodel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Black and White Spider"
Spider in front of the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao



crooked universe Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee

"crooked universe"
abstraction of Mischa Kuballs Planets, Exhibition Germany 2016



Paper marianna armata
Canada

Nominee

"Paper "
newspaper waves



Tears of Ramona Mark Chen
USA

Nominee

"Tears of Ramona"
Following an isolating a singular path of the numerous water cascades of Ramona Falls.



land etching Maryellen Aoibhell Stewart
Australia

Nominee

"land etching"
Aerial photo of dried river bed



Listening to Vivaldi Massimiliano Balo'
Italy

Nominee

"Listening to Vivaldi"
Very dark, tenebrous and mysterious abstract work. As a mostly of my works this is a pure state of vision through my surreal worlds. Whatever it is on the image is thanks to Vivaldi who I was listenin



Digging Massimiliano Balo'
Italy

Nominee

"Digging"
The image featured a character,distort end embedded with something not yet known to human eyes. He escape He escape from a dream pushing along a rubber canvas like.He is digging for the unrelieved ans



Moving light Mathew Oldershaw
UK

Nominee

"Moving light"
Camera set on a long exposure while the hallway light was moving.



Dance Natalia Polomina
Russia

Nominee

"Dance"
In-Camera Digital Double Exposure



Orchestra Nirzhar Pradhan
USA

Nominee

"Orchestra"
Multi exposure, in-camera shot of children's school orchestra.



Meeting Point Nola Sumner
Australia

Nominee

"Meeting Point"
Open House Perth - an event in WA showcases homes and buildings.



untitled 4 Patrick Sampson
UK

Nominee

"untitled 4"



Staircase On Wall Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Staircase On Wall"
Santa Fe, late afternoon light



Whirlwind Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Whirlwind"
remarkable abstract created by mineral deposits in rock



Pendulum Light Painting 164T Paul Wainwright
USA

Nominee

"Pendulum Light Painting 164T"
From the series: The Pendulum Project



Pendulum Light Painting 153P Paul Wainwright
USA

Nominee

"Pendulum Light Painting 153P"
From the series: The Pendulum Project



Sky Arrow Rhonda Dubin
USA

Nominee

"Sky Arrow"



Between the Trees a River Runs Richard Armstrong
USA

Nominee

"Between the Trees a River Runs"
After photographing waterfalls for several hours, I decided to experiment with abstract imaging.



Building and Wall II Robert Hewgley
USA

Nominee

"Building and Wall II"
Both structures and shadows make fixed tonal forms in harmony. Captured on film in Austin, Texas.



Bottom Roger Parvin
USA

Nominee

"Bottom"
ribs of an old wooden canoe



Whipped Roger Parvin
USA

Nominee

"Whipped"
An old wire whisk from my grandmother's kitchen



reflecting on hampstead Ron Hewit
UK

Nominee

"reflecting on hampstead "



Signs #21 Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"Signs #21"



Clouds and Rooftops Sebastian Geithner
Germany

Nominee

"Clouds and Rooftops"



Disolving Car Soren Harbel
Spain

Nominee

"Disolving Car"
Disloving Car - Vera Fotografia



Sleet Storm 56 Susan Jacobs
USA

Nominee

"Sleet Storm 56"



Shades of grey Swarup Chatterjee
India

Nominee

"Shades of grey"



Bridge to Nature Tami B. Sojka
USA

Nominee

"Bridge to Nature"



Alice Tom Sliter
USA

Nominee

"Alice"
The blinding light at the top of the rabbit hole.



Clouds Tony Gorham
New Zealand

Nominee

"Clouds"



White Works V Uwe Langmann
Germany

Nominee

"White Works V"
Architectural detail (smoke detector on a white ceiling).



Tidepool, Point Lobos, Ca. Wesley Pettus
USA

Nominee

"Tidepool, Point Lobos, Ca."
Shot in Point Lobos State Park, California.



CONNECT Yousef Alkhamees
USA

Nominee

"CONNECT"



This! Zahra Tarkhan
Iran

Nominee

"This!"
This is here!



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