Portrait Award May 2023


  • abstract conceptual studio fine art color portrait by Jorg Karg

    Winning Photographer Jorg Karg

    Winning Photographer Jorg Karg

    “Far Away Thunder” - From ‘Manifest’ series
    This work is an excerpt from my recently released series Manifest’. The intention behind my digital photographic collages is to make the beholder feel addressed immediately, without any further explanation. Therefore, I use present-day visual language and techniques to combine them with long- established, fundamental ideas of painting and drawing. © Jorg Karg
  • black and white studio fine art portrait of woman by Marcin Jozefiak

    Second Prize Marcin Jozefiak

    Second Prize Marcin Jozefiak

    “Gayoung”
    The “Fearless Flowers” series explores gender, sexuality, gaze, and identity in South Korea. Adorned with flowers, the human body represents universal innocence, timelessness, and purity. The subject, who may convey toughness in other settings, is shown with vulnerability and humanity when photographed in a safe studio environment. Ornamented with flowers, the black garment, which represents the society uniform, is a metaphor for the fight and struggle of each subject and beyond. © Marcin Jozefiak
  • color portrait of a man with flowers by Keiran Perry

    Third Prize Keiran Perry

    Third Prize Keiran Perry

    “Dad, where we used to play”
    This is a portrait of my dad, shot last year at the start of his chemotherapy. Some pretty scary times, we thought he might lose his hair so I shot this on a misty morning in the heather up on the moorlands where we used to play. He’s tough as old boots and on the road to recovery, with hair still intact. Life can throw us some testing times, I’m just glad he’s still knocking around giving me a push forward. © Keiran Perry
  • color studio fineart portrait of a woman by Mauro Matalone

    Finalist Mauro Matalone

    Finalist Mauro Matalone

    “Portrait of Yun-A” - Italy
    Description: Studio Portrait of female model Yun-A © Mauro Matalone
  • color studio fineart portrait of a boy by Arianna Angelini

    Finalist Arianna Angelini

    Finalist Arianna Angelini

    “Gitano” - Milan, Italy
    Editorial studio portrait shot on film © Arianna Angelini
  • color portrait of albino woman by Mirko Sperlonga

    Finalist Mirko Sperlonga

    Finalist Mirko Sperlonga

    “Lucia” - Italy
    Portrait of Lucia. An albino model with unique characteristics. © Mirko Sperlonga
  • color studio fineart portrait of man by Iveta Cevorova

    Finalist Iveta Cevorova

    Finalist Iveta Cevorova

    “In Focus: Black Minds Matter”
    Unmasking Silence: Photography for Mental Health Awareness & Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities” © Iveta Cevorova
  • color studio fine art portrait of a woman by Giuseppe Gradella

    Finalist Giuseppe Gradella

    Finalist Giuseppe Gradella

    “Untitled” - Italy
    Studio editorial portrait © Giuseppe Gradella
  • color fineart portrait of black man by Giandomenico Veneziani

    Finalist Giandomenico Veneziani

    Finalist Giandomenico Veneziani

    "A deal with God”
    The heart of Hell is not fire, but ice. Cold as hatred, dehumanization, and relational death. The body is enveloped by the cold waters of the Cocytus and at that moment all desire is extinguished and man can only contemplate his failure. © Giandomenico Veneziani
  • color portrait of girl with blue hair by Lucas Troadec

    Finalist Lucas Troadec

    Finalist Lucas Troadec

    “Lillie”
    The cinematic series Lillie & Tillie delves into the imaginary. Originally imagined as a training exercise for my documentary method, I wanted to create fictional characters and explore their worlds as though entering a film’s cinematic universe. Being a self-taught photographer, this was my own way of building personal exercises and a curriculum for myself. © Lucas Troadec

Finalists

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  • portrait color photo of JImmy Nelson
    © JImmy Nelson

    Judge: Jimmy Nelson

    Jimmy Nelson is an award-winning British-born photographer who has spent the last decade traveling the world and photographing some of the most endangered indigenous cultures still in existence.

    Over the years Nelson has published several books including, Before They Pass Away, a stunning portrait of 35 indigenous tribes recorded using an antique plate camera. He has exhibited his work worldwide, won numerous awards, and in 2016, he launched the Jimmy Nelson Foundation, with the aim of fostering an appreciation for cultural diversity and connecting people from all over the world to celebrate polychromatic cultural identity.

Didier Vanderperre
© Didier Vanderperre

Open to All Photography

Be part of a vibrant community: The competition award is a unique opportunity to gain exposure and provides a platform to celebrate the very best of contemporary photography.

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color travel photo of woman by the river in Varanasi, India by Tess Rice
© Tess Rice
2024 Travel AWARD

Win $2000 Cash Awards & International Exposure

This summer, we want to see images that communicate the life of a place in all its splendor and trigger our memories. Let’s travel together!
  • Win $2000 in Cash
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Deadline: 31 August 2024

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