Color Award January 2019


  • Color Photography, Landscape, Yellow Fog with Purple light

    Winning Photographer Jessica Bizzoni

    Winning Photographer Jessica Bizzoni

    Title: 'Flag of Light' - From the series 'Inhabit the Artificial NightScape'
    Inhabit the Artificial NightScape is an ongoing research inspired by skyglow and its colours, and it looks at the dialogue between light and space around it. © Jessica Bizzoni
  • Color Photography, Landscape

    Second Prize Nana-Yaw Oduro

    Second Prize Nana-Yaw Oduro

    Title: 'Come with me' - From series 'Lost in the playground' © Nana-Yaw Oduro
  • Ice and snow, Color Photography, Landscape

    Third Prize Martin Tscholl

    Third Prize Martin Tscholl

    Title: 'Frozen Colours' Norway - From the series 'Terrain' © Martin Tscholl
  • Abstract Color Photography

    Finalist Brendon Kahn

    Finalist Brendon Kahn

    Title: 'Map of Tomorrow'
    In a global context, the world is both in and outside of a simultaneous chaos. Here both objects and muted colors offer a suggestion of a world view that is both a map and a metaphor. © Brendon Kahn
  • Women praying at a festival, Color Photography

    Finalist Gerdie Hutomo Nurhadi

    Finalist Gerdie Hutomo Nurhadi

    Title: 'Ratoh Jaroe Dancer'
    A traditional dance from Aceh, a semi-autonomous Indonesian province on the northwest tip of Sumatra. Ratoh Jaroe dancers are all female dressed colourful traditional clothes and moving in complete sync. © Gerdie Hutomo Nurhadi
  • Color Photography, Landscape, Orange Lake from Western Australia

    Finalist Steven Manolakis

    Finalist Steven Manolakis

    Title: 'Orange Sea Lake'
    An aerial shot of the vibrant orange sea lake at Francois Péron National Park, Western Australia. © Steven Manolakis
  • Color Photography, Woman in front of a flowery wallpaper

    Finalist Laura-Marie Cieplik

    Finalist Laura-Marie Cieplik

    Title: 'Lullaby' © Laura-Marie Cieplik
  • Color Photography, Vietnam, red incense

    Finalist Orna Naor

    Finalist Orna Naor

    Title: 'Women sun-drying encent' - Vietnam © Orna Naor
  • Color Photography, Landscape from Iceland, red mountains

    Finalist Bálint Popovits

    Finalist Bálint Popovits

    Title: 'Iceland' 2017 - From the series 'Landscape' © Bálint Popovits
  • Color Photography, Woman with Flower on a red background

    Finalist Wenkai Wang

    Finalist Wenkai Wang

    Title: 'Red' © Wenkai Wang

Finalists

Jury's Feedback

  • © Sanja Marusic

    Judged by: Sanja Marušić

    Dutch-Croatian photographer Sanja Marušić received her first camera at the age of fifteen. Two years later she got into the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, Netherlands and in 2013 she graduated with an Honourable Award.

    Marušić travels the world to create otherworldly images. Her experimental approach to colour, composition, materials and manipulations lead to dreamlike, cinematic yet alienating scenes, playing with our relation to the subconscious.

    Sabja Marušić is a member of The Independent Photographer’s community of artists and her work has been widely exhibited and published in international magazines such as The New York Times, Elle, Kalutbult, Vice and GUP Magazine.

Kristyn Taylor
© Kristyn Taylor
color portrait of an elderly woman by Can Sever
© Can Sever

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