COLOR Awards March 2018

  • Winning Photographer Alessandra D’Innella

    Winning Photographer Alessandra D’Innella

    Title: "Lilium" - From the series "Life of Flowers"

    Life of flowers is a project inspired by the idea of impermanence and illusion of reality in Zen philosophy. In these photographs the flowers are captured out of the flow of time, conveying in this way the illusion of a constant present moment and expanded memory of it. © Alessandra D’Innella
  • Second Prize Brooke Holm

    Second Prize Brooke Holm

    Title: "Mineral Matter V"

    The Mineral Matter V' series captures parts of Iceland's mystery, intrigue, power and fragility.

    This photograph depicts Iceland's dynamic landscape with a show of volcanic ash, sediment and colorful minerals being collected and moved by the travels of glacial water. Shot from above in a helicopter, the ethereal landscape presents itself in an abstract way, challenging our views and perspective on the place we call home. © Brooke Holm
  • Third Prize Viachaslau Semeniuta

    Third Prize Viachaslau Semeniuta

    From the series "Cold Shell"

    "Cold Shell" is a visual project representing the female body photographed using ultraviolet illumination and fluorescent reflectors. © Viachaslau Semeniuta
  • Finalist Benoit Paillé

    Finalist Benoit Paillé

    Title: "1" © Benoit Paillé
  • Finalist Chiara Zonca

    Finalist Chiara Zonca

    Title: "Untitled V" - From the series "Moon Kingdom". © Chiara Zonca
  • Finalist Nick Dale

    Finalist Nick Dale

    Close-up on giraffe silhouetted

    The golden profile of a giraffe's head and neck can be seen against a pure black background. Shot at the Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabárceno, near Santander, Spain, 2017. © Nick Dale
  • Finalist Guillaume Dutreix

    Finalist Guillaume Dutreix

    Title: "Playground Flavor 1" - From the series Playground Flavor

    "Population of Hong Kong loves sport, and its part of their culture. Even old people continue practicing Qi Gong every morning at sunrise. At every street corner, behind any tower block, you can find a playground, a tennis or football court and more frequently a basketball court. These playgrounds are part of the urban landscape and perfectly melt with this massive and colorful architecture." © Guillaume Dutreix
  • Finalist Alain Schroeder

    Finalist Alain Schroeder

    Title: "Bagan"

    A herd of cows and their shepherds are crossing the Bagan temple plain before sunset, Bagan, Myanmar. © Alain Schroeder
  • Finalist Antonia Andritch

    Finalist Antonia Andritch

    Title: "Determination" © Antonia Andritch
  • Finalist Genesis Ilada

    Finalist Genesis Ilada

    Title: "Painted Hills" © Genesis Ilada


– First Prize: Alessandra D’Innella

“Navigating the space between still life photography and botanical illustration, this image combines a wonderful range of colors, tones and shapes. The flower looks both real and unreal. The mystery ties into our relationship to nature and modern life, a world beset by constant fabrications.” – Maciek Jasik

– Second Prize: Brooke Holm

“Every image takes us on a journey. Our initial response often changes or deepens over time. With this image, we are drawn in by the shapes and contours. We realize it’s a body of water, but it feels otherworldly. Could it be a miniature? Or a distant planet? The reality is irrelevant. But our fascination continues.” – Maciek Jasik

– Honorary Mention: Viachaslau Semeniuta

“In the early days, photography was only a black-and-white medium and it remained that way for almost one hundred years. But people wanted colors, because we see life in colors.
Today, color photography has come a long way and the creative possibilities for the artist are limitless – Photographs such are “Cold Shell” stands out as sublime evidences.”

– The Independent Photographer Editors

Travel Photography Winner Sandra Morante
© Sandra Morante

Current Theme:
TRAVEL Deadline: 31 August 2020

When traveling, the only way to discover the rhythm of life of a place is to experience it.

Each place we visit has its own particular look, ambiance, and atmosphere. Understanding its people, customs and traditions is vital and there’s always something unique to capture.

This summer we want to see images that communicate the life of a place in all its splendor and trigger our memories. Whatever the subject may be: street, portrait, landscape, documentary... We want to share your journey, visually and intellectually - Let’s travel together!

1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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