The World largest Black and White Photography contest , the 12th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nomination and Winners presentation was on October 14, 2017. The Black and White Spider Awards is the Oscars honoring photography achievements in black and white photography of the world. The contest received a huge number of applications from 73 countries. Winners and nominees are recognized in a night of online gala celebrations when photography fans around the globe log on for the climax of the annual Photoshow and pay tribute to the most outstanding achievements in black & white photography.
Two of Laszlo’s black and white photographs (“Lake Sherburne” and “Layered Mountains”), taken with his 4×5 view camera at Glacier National Park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park respectively, were selected for Nominee in the Nature / Amateur category at the 12th Black and White Spider Awards world contest.
Enjoy all of the winners and nominees! (link)
2017 Black & White Spider Awards WINNER AND NOMINEE ANNOUNCEMENT:
CONGRATULATIONS on being a Nominee at the 12th Annual
Black & White Spider Awards with:
Nominee in Nature | Lake Sherburne
Nominee in Nature | Layered Mountains
8,121 entries were received from 74 countries and your work received a high percentage of votes overall. Certainly an achievement, well done!
The Jury represented the industry’s biggest names and tastemakers including The Armory Show, New York; Christie’s, London; McCann, Singapore; GQ, New York; Hot Docs Film Festival, Toronto; Y&R, Malaysia; Sharon Calahan, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville; Bloomsbury Auctions, London; and Donald Schneider Studios, Berlin who reviewed the entries online before making their nominations and honoring 672 title awards and 1034 nominees in 31 categories. The Awards could not have wished for a better group of professionals to work with.
Congratulations once again, we wish you a most successful photography year.
Basil O’Brien, Creative Director
Comments from e-mails:
Congratulations. You always continue to amaze me with your work. Your work is so full of love of nature and the beauty that surrounds us if we just stop long enough to observe it. Best, Joe (Joe Aker)
Congratulations!!! (JB. Harlin)
That is great news! Congratulations!!! (Susan Harlin)
Very nice Work Laszlo, congrats !! (Steve Sherman)
Wow! Nice images! Congratulations AGAIN! Marie (Marie Curtis)
Congratulations Laszlo! Beautiful work!! Michael (Michael Scheurer)
Congratulations Lazlo! The honor is well deserved. Your work is beautiful. (Alleen Harding)
Beautiful…Just saw the photographs and many congratulations. Mike (Mike Marvins)
Yes, Laszlo, beautiful work. In fact, didn’t you show us the Lake Sherburne photo at a Pixels meeting a few months ago? Congratulations on your recognition as it’s well deserved. Allen (Allen Bourne)
Congrats! I could look at those wildlife and nature photos all day long. Just beautiful! Mary Anne (Mary Ann Weber)