Fine Art - Amateur

vertigo Philip McKay
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"vertigo"



Escape the Merry Go Round Kerry Maxwell
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Escape the Merry Go Round"



3 shades of grey Sasa Prizmic
Croatia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"3 shades of grey"



Billowing Cape, Paro Dzong, Bhutan 2009 Richard Murai
USA

Honorable Mention

"Billowing Cape, Paro Dzong, Bhutan 2009"
Monk's Billowing Cape, Paro Dzong, Bhutan 2009



Life on Pointes Hermann Einbinder
Ukraine

Honorable Mention

"Life on Pointes"



The doppelganger Felicia Simion
Romania

Honorable Mention

"The doppelganger"
Self-portrait questioning my own identity.



van Hoogstraten-Frans-Ilheus da Janela Frans van Hoogstraten
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"van Hoogstraten-Frans-Ilheus da Janela"
Vulcanic Sea stacks on the Atlantic coast, Ribeira da Janela, Madeira



Celestial Music Lynn Jenkin
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Celestial Music"
The carrier of dreams



Within Darren Moore
UK

Honorable Mention

"Within"
Ruins of a 15th century Church. Local myth has it that the nun who lived here was a witch with a woo



There Can No Outer Wine Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Honorable Mention

"There Can No Outer Wine"



Climbing Petter Rustad
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Climbing"
London, The UK



Meadow ridge Drive-in RYN CLARKE
USA

Honorable Mention

"Meadow ridge Drive-in"
This image is part of a project on vanishing drive-in theaters.



A Chair by Her Bed Robb Johnson
USA

Honorable Mention

"A Chair by Her Bed"



Morning Flight Jim Graham
UK

Honorable Mention

"Morning Flight"
Captured as fog rolled in from nearby fields



Stormy Barn Terry Strayn
USA

Honorable Mention

"Stormy Barn"
Rural Indiana



Angel Oscar Manso
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Angel"



3 Ladies Donna Davis
USA

Honorable Mention

"3 Ladies"
wood & human sculpture



On the wall # 1 Berry Bingel
UK

Honorable Mention

"On the wall # 1"
On the wall # 1



Fenceline Michael Knapstein
USA

Honorable Mention

"Fenceline"



Patterns A M Clark
USA

Nominee

"Patterns"



Venetian Reverie Adele Spencer
Ireland

Nominee

"Venetian Reverie"



Ships Package Adrian Per
Romania

Nominee

"Ships Package"
During my Job travel in China , Itzeng Shipyards . The Ships ready were packed for transport



Birds Tree Alexandru Crisan
Romania

Nominee

"Birds Tree"
series [impossible worlds] [marine remains][impossible objects] romania.



ASIA-Singapore Allan Borebor
Philippines

Nominee

"ASIA-Singapore"



Yesteryear Anne Eigen
USA

Nominee

"Yesteryear"
Photographed in Sandy Hook, CT



Beacon Antonio Gouveia
UK

Nominee

"Beacon"
Taken in Burnham-on-sea Somerset U.K



classic 356 asher moyal
Israel

Nominee

"classic 356"
the classic porsche 356 in the porsche museum



On Golden Pold Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"On Golden Pold"
Place: Cannero Riviera - Lago Maggiore - Italy 2017



SONOMA BARN WITH PERECT SKY Barry Brukoff
USA

Nominee

"SONOMA BARN WITH PERECT SKY"
PERFECT SKY, LIGHT AND TEXTURE



Please Do Not Touch Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Please Do Not Touch"



Terraplane C E Morse
USA

Nominee

"Terraplane"
Detail of vintage1936 terraplane



Descendant Candy Delaney
USA

Nominee

"Descendant"
Enjoy Passionate Perspective Photography. Conceptual Self-Portrait. Detroit, 2016.



Divine Candy Delaney
USA

Nominee

"Divine"
Enjoy Passionate Perspective Photography. Conceptual Self-Portrait. Detroit, 2016.



Poetry Candy Delaney
USA

Nominee

"Poetry"
Enjoy Passionate Perspective Photography. Conceptual Self-Portrait. Lee Plaza, Detroit, 2016



Rusting in Peace Carol Rusinek
Canada

Nominee

"Rusting in Peace"



Distant Brothers Catalin Baican
Romania

Nominee

"Distant Brothers"



/ / Catalin Baican
Romania

Nominee

"/ /"



The Barrier Catalin Baican
Romania

Nominee

"The Barrier"



the room Chiara Boschi
Italy

Nominee

"the room"
portrait of Lica - samsung gx10 pentax 50mm f1.7



Newcastle Beach Pool Chris Stimson
Australia

Nominee

"Newcastle Beach Pool"



Kwinana Jetty 1 Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Kwinana Jetty 1"
Before demolishing of this beautiful Jetty for my Sunset and Sunrise.



Kwinana Jetty 2 Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Kwinana Jetty 2"
Am waiting for some clear sky to capture a set of long exposure for black and white of this Jetty



Line On Sand Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Line On Sand"
Line On Sand just on time



Morning Frost Colmar Wocke
Switzerland

Nominee

"Morning Frost"
An alpine hut, with frost and snow.



Lunch DeAnne Warner
USA

Nominee

"Lunch"
Lunch. April 2017. Montauk, NY.



On The Playa DeAnne Warner
USA

Nominee

"On The Playa"
On The Playa. December, 2016. Isla Holbox, Mexico.



Freedom Debbie Hartley
Australia

Nominee

"Freedom"
That feeling.



Mixed Vantage #5, Continuity Debra Achen
USA

Nominee

"Mixed Vantage #5, Continuity"
Perceived continuity of line and form between what is ahead and what is behind.



Ripple #5 Debra Achen
USA

Nominee

"Ripple #5"
Circular waves set in motion by raindrops falling in a pool softly distort reflected clouds.



Carried Away Diane Kravetz
USA

Nominee

"Carried Away"



The Star is the Beach Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"The Star is the Beach"
Life Scenery at Cannes, 2017



Itanhanga Elisabeth Murray
USA

Nominee

"Itanhanga"
Sunrise before a golf competition at the Itanhanga GC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Melancholy Mon Amour Gabor Dvornik
Hungary

Nominee

"Melancholy Mon Amour"



Last Sapce Gavin Dunbar
UK

Nominee

"Last Sapce"
Gondolas in Venice



Electricity George Mantu
Romania

Nominee

"Electricity"
ilford delta 400/ hasselblad 500cm



Eternity Gerry Ligon
Australia

Nominee

"Eternity"
An abandoned boat at Church Point



Riddles and Whispers 1 Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee

"Riddles and Whispers 1"



Nocturnal Gregoris Mentzas
Greece

Nominee

"Nocturnal"
Nightscape with star trails captured with more than 100 consecutive shots during 1 hour.



Alone Hans Bauer
Germany

Nominee

"Alone"



Piano Man How Pin Tang
Malaysia

Nominee

"Piano Man"



Solitary James Meldrum
USA

Nominee

"Solitary"



Early Morning Along The LoyalHanna Gorge James Boice
USA

Nominee

"Early Morning Along The LoyalHanna Gorge"
Sinar-x 210mm HP5+ f45@1/4sec



Between the Lines Jan Bellamy
New Zealand

Nominee

"Between the Lines"



Wheel of Fortune Jim Sterne
USA

Nominee

"Wheel of Fortune"



Living Like a Log Jimmy LOK
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Living Like a Log"



Untitled Jo Cripps
Australia

Nominee

"Untitled"
Now or then



Lead Chat Field / Tar Creek Joe Crumley
USA

Nominee

"Lead Chat Field / Tar Creek"
Pitcher, Quapaw Territory



Moules de bouchot - Wissant, Côte d'Opale,France, 2017 Johannes Bosgra
Netherlands

Nominee

"Moules de bouchot - Wissant, Côte d'Opale,France, 2017"
Clean mussel piles on the beach of Wissant on the Opal Coast of France



Sky Glider John Eaton
USA

Nominee

"Sky Glider"
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk



The Cobb #2 John Eaton
USA

Nominee

"The Cobb #2"
The Cobb, Lyme Regis, Dorset



Skelligs John Crowley
Ireland

Nominee

"Skelligs"



Junkyard Nude Ser 16, No5 John Barnard
USA

Nominee

"Junkyard Nude Ser 16, No5"
Nature offers formal structures. Junkyards offer manufactured structures.



Passageway Jon Meyer
USA

Nominee

"Passageway"
The sign says walk and the man strides into the scene.



LYN Jun Epifanio Pagalilauan
Philippines

Nominee

"LYN"
A underwater maternity shoot.



Vague Dreams Kanishka Mukherji
India

Nominee

"Vague Dreams"
A white horse emerging out of a midnight's darkness



Fortytwo cypress trees Karim Carella
Italy

Nominee

"Fortytwo cypress trees"
From my new project "Tyrsenoi (their land)"



Four buoys Karim Carella
Italy

Nominee

"Four buoys"
From my new project "Tyrsenoi (their land)"



One man's trash.... Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"One man's trash...."
One man's trash is another man's art.



Slippery surface Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"Slippery surface"
Slippery surface sign in Sliema Malta



Diver's Cover Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"Diver's Cover"



Vessel of Hope and Despair Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"Vessel of Hope and Despair"



Evening Shadows Larry Alford
USA

Nominee

"Evening Shadows"
Shadows after and evening rain.



Serenade Leonid Goldin
Israel

Nominee

"Serenade"



Piano in the Woods Linda Treleaven
Canada

Nominee

"Piano in the Woods"
The piano is in the woods by an old monastery abandoned in the 1950's.



Hiding In Plain Sight #1 Linda Sandow
USA

Nominee

"Hiding In Plain Sight #1"
We make decisions every day about what to hide and what to reveal.



Going Up Liza Hennessey Botkin
USA

Nominee

"Going Up"



Dream Loh Soo mui
Malaysia

Nominee

"Dream"
This is a fantastic place, like a dream like a fairyland



Black cross Manolis Smalios
Greece

Nominee

"Black cross"
an unusal cemetery in iceland



the mistress wipping her slave Marc Meyer
Switzerland

Nominee

"the mistress wipping her slave"



All That Remains Marcia Getto
USA

Nominee

"All That Remains"



Clothes line Marisol Pastor
Spain

Nominee

"Clothes line"



Staredown Mark Rivera
USA

Nominee

"Staredown"
Menacing stare-down of black wolf, Alaska



Broken Fence and Barren Fields Mark Coatsworth
USA

Nominee

"Broken Fence and Barren Fields"



Flying Away Marvin Basil
USA

Nominee

"Flying Away"



Wraith In the Woods Marvin Basil
USA

Nominee

"Wraith In the Woods"



An Ocean Between Mats Reslow
Sweden

Nominee

"An Ocean Between"
From coast of Bjärred, Sweden



Elements Mats Reslow
Sweden

Nominee

"Elements"
Ystad coast Sweden



After the Storm Michael Knapstein
USA

Nominee

"After the Storm"
A small farm house surrounded by heavy clouds.



greig-michael_Jesus Michael Greig
USA

Nominee

"greig-michael_Jesus"



Wayward East Michael Troop
USA

Nominee

"Wayward East"
Taken during the moon rise on Tybee Island at 0230, iso 100, f11, 21sec



Michael-Koester_Atmosphere Michael Koester
Germany

Nominee

"Michael-Koester_Atmosphere"
www.KoesterArt.com



Stiftsruine Michael O.A. Klapper
Germany

Nominee

"Stiftsruine"
Ist die größte romanische Kirchenruine der Welt in Bad Hersfeld - Germany



Genie Mihai Florea
Australia

Nominee

"Genie"



Curse of shadow Mursa Narcis
Romania

Nominee

"Curse of shadow"
Baile Herculane- Mehedinti Mountains-Romania



self & stories Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"self & stories "
Olympic Coast in the Winter



Endless Waves Nathannael Frias
USA

Nominee

"Endless Waves"
St. Augustine Beach, FL



Faith Neil Frederick Sharpe
Canada

Nominee

"Faith"



For A While I Was Protected By What I Pretended To Be Neil Frederick Sharpe
Canada

Nominee

"For A While I Was Protected By What I Pretended To Be"



Where does it go.. Niall Hastie
UK

Nominee

"Where does it go.."
Long exposure of coastal rocks. Taken in Cyprus.



Mis orillas Nicolas Blaiotta
Argentina

Nominee

"Mis orillas"
At the edge of our emotions...



Poggio Covili - Road of Candles Oscar Lopez
Germany

Nominee

"Poggio Covili - Road of Candles"



fragments Patricia Ackerman
Argentina

Nominee

"fragments"



between the earth and the sky Patricia Ackerman
Argentina

Nominee

"between the earth and the sky"



Lago di Garda, Porto Nuovo Patrick Opierzynski
Germany

Nominee

"Lago di Garda, Porto Nuovo"



Sinister Shadow Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Sinister Shadow"
Something about this scene was eerie



Rent-A-Bike Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Rent-A-Bike"
Get on this bike and you will take a trip



Mosquito Paul Denbow
USA

Nominee

"Mosquito"
WW II bomber flying overhead



Rail Pedro Da?az Molins
Spain

Nominee

"Rail"



The World Turned Upside Down Pedro Da?az Molins
Spain

Nominee

"The World Turned Upside Down"



Moonlit Uhaul Peter Ydeen
USA

Nominee

"Moonlit Uhaul"
A scene outside of Bangor, Pennsylvania



fear of loneliness Philip McKay
UK

Nominee

"fear of loneliness"



Buddhist College for Nuns Raj Padia
India

Nominee

"Buddhist College for Nuns"
Buddhist College for Nuns, BHUTAN



Cisco, Texas 2016 Richard Greene
USA

Nominee

"Cisco, Texas 2016"
16x20 100% Cotton Rag Archival Pigment Print



Strangler Fig, Preah Khan, Cambodia 2015 Richard Murai
USA

Nominee

"Strangler Fig, Preah Khan, Cambodia 2015"
Strangler Fig, Preah Khan, Cambodia 2015



Calm Ricky Knowles
Australia

Nominee

"Calm"
A calm still morning at St Helens, Tasmania



Ole' Laughin Lady Robb Johnson
USA

Nominee

"Ole' Laughin Lady"



Within the Mirror Robb Johnson
USA

Nominee

"Within the Mirror"



I Hide Myself Within My Flower Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"I Hide Myself Within My Flower"



I Must Go In, The Fog Is Rising Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"I Must Go In, The Fog Is Rising"



Nostalghia Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"Nostalghia"



Planewreck Roberto Alessandrini
Italy

Nominee

"Planewreck"
Vik, Iceland



Sunrise roberto messina
Italy

Nominee

"Sunrise"
Sunrise in Ferrara (italy), 2017, mars camera: Hasselblad 500 cm Film:ilford Xp2 400 f8-1/15sec. A strange light in the first morning



shop alone Ron Quick
USA

Nominee

"shop alone "



When I Light a Torch RW Hawkins
USA

Nominee

"When I Light a Torch"
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine



Onacho RW Hawkins
USA

Nominee

"Onacho"
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine



Hope RW Hawkins
USA

Nominee

"Hope"
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine



Elm Rd. Drive-in RYN CLARKE
USA

Nominee

"Elm Rd. Drive-in"
This image is part of a project on vanishing drive-in theaters.



Close Encounter Salvo Bombara
Italy

Nominee

"Close Encounter"
Underwater photography. Sea of Milazzo, Sicily.



Silence Sandrina Huish
New Zealand

Nominee

"Silence"
Not a whisper of wind, No sound by human device No view through the fog Just intermittent bird song



Bent Tree of Morotai Selvy Ngantung
Indonesia

Nominee

"Bent Tree of Morotai"
From a desolates coast in Morotai Island of Indonesia, taken from January 2017



Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

""



Forty Two Degrees Stephanie Kirk
USA

Nominee

"Forty Two Degrees"



Against the wind Steve Ricketts
Canada

Nominee

"Against the wind"



Pier To Nowhere Steven Greenbaum
USA

Nominee

"Pier To Nowhere"
Long Exposure, Sunny Isles, Florida



Alone at the end of the Jetty Teri McNevin
Canada

Nominee

"Alone at the end of the Jetty"
Calming the rough waters of Hawaii through long exposure.



Cape Liptrap Rocks Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Cape Liptrap Rocks"
Afternoon serenity in Waratah Bay.



Peace, after the cattle have gone Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Peace, after the cattle have gone"
The dust has settled, silence reigns and the birds call. Summer is over.



Prince's Pier, Refugees no longer welcome here... Thomas Kane
Australia

Nominee

"Prince's Pier, Refugees no longer welcome here..."
Post war refugees came here, now the naked piles are symbolic of Australia's harsh policies



Remnants tim Lucas
Australia

Nominee

"Remnants"
Once upon a time an active jetty, but the relentless ocean and time had other ideas...



Walking Tree Tom Rutherfoord
USA

Nominee

"Walking Tree"
Outer Banks, North Carolina



Bodie Light in Fog Tom Rutherfoord
USA

Nominee

"Bodie Light in Fog"
Shot at f/16, ISO 3200, 98 seconds



before or after Uri Mahlev
Israel

Nominee

"before or after"
before or after



 Urban Meta physic 4 Vlasis Rafailidis
Greece

Nominee

" Urban Meta physic 4"



Gleeson  William  A line of Thought William Gleeson
Ireland

Nominee

"Gleeson William A line of Thought"
Plastic Plastic Lines of Plastic



Gleeson William Storm Breach William Gleeson
Ireland

Nominee

"Gleeson William Storm Breach"
After the Storm will there be Calm



Peaceful Wong Kum Loon
Malaysia

Nominee

"Peaceful"



BABEL #11 Young Choi
Korea (South)

Nominee

"BABEL #11"
120x80cm, Archival Pigment Print, 2013



Dark Beauty 2 Yucel Basoglu
Turkey

Nominee

"Dark Beauty 2"
Dark Beauty Series ©2016 Black Sea / Turkey.



 Dark Beauty Yucel Basoglu
Turkey

Nominee

" Dark Beauty"
Dark Beauty Series ©2017 Black Sea / Turkey.



Give that to me. Zahra Tarkhan
Iran

Nominee

"Give that to me."
Behind the wall.



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