I am extremely excited and honoured that my photography has won 5 awards at the 2013 PX3 - Prix De La Photographie Paris.
PX3 is one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world, and I encourage you to check out all the winning galleries - you're sure to find many hours of photographic inspiration.
My photography received 4 honourable mentions, and my most recent fine-art long exposure series entitled 'The Lighthouse Series' won 3rd Prize in the Fine Art - Landscape category.
This makes my 'Lighthouse Series' the second series of long exposure photographs that wins awards at international competitions (the first being my 'Canadian Grain Elevator Series which won awards at PX3 2012 and IPA 2011).
Below you can see my winning series images, or click this link to visit the PX3 web page directly:
In addition to my lighthouse series, my images 'Icelandic Rock' and 'Brigus' received honourable mentions.
Looking over the winners galleries, I noticed that very few long exposure photographs received awards this year.
Below I would like to give you some links to some of my favorite photographs by other awards recipients.
This list is by no means complete, but it should serve as a nice starting point for you to browse all the amazing and inspirational work that is on display:
- Entry Title: " American Deindustrialization", by Joseph Romeo
This is a series of long exposure images illustrating the sad decline of industry in the American Rust Belt.
- Entry Title: " Icelandic series", by Massimo Margagnoni
This is a series of images from Iceland, which was one of my favorite trips of all time. Well worth taking a look at.
- Entry Title: " IMPERIAL POMP", by Frank Herfort
I discovered Frank's work earlier this year, and it comes as no surprise to me that he has received several awards for it. I would love to visi some of the sights depicted in Frank's photographs...
- Entry Title: " Ode To Black", by Julia Anna Gospodarou
I met Julia at the Berlin Long Exposure Photowalk in 2012, where we were both instructors as well as eager participants. In addition to being a huge inspiration, she is one of the nicest (and smartest) people you'll ever meet! I am very happy to see Julia win an honourable mention for her series, and encourage you all to check out her website where much more of her photography is on display.
- Entry Title: " Phoenix", by Martina+ Reem
Martina and Reem are previous students of mine, so seeing them receive an honourable mention for their series 'Phoenix' feels very, very special to me. A huge congratulations is in order! Yes I did teach them long exposure photography but it was very obvious that their true love and calling was in fashion photography. This goes to show that you can achieve your dreams if you're wiling to work hard for it!
- Entry Title: " A Threatened Legacy: Epilogue", by Jeff Gaydash
Last, but not least, I am delighted to see Jeff win 2nd Prize in the Fine-Art Architecture category. Very well deserved! After even a very short glimpse you will be able to tell how much Jeff is a true master of his craft. Composition, theme, and especially the virtually never-ending tonality and incredible detail in his photographs are simply stunning. I am looking forward to finally be meeting Jeff at a workshop in Chicago later this year. Check out his website and you'll see that Jeff is not only an acclaimed photographer but also an incredibly capable fine-art printer as well.
Enjoy looking over all these images!
Many regards from Spain,