I am totally thrilled to announce that 12 of my photographs have been awarded in the last IPA International Photography Awards, considered by many as “the Oscars of Photography”.
In total, I obtained 2 First Prize awards, 2 Second Prize awards, 1 Third Prize award and 7 Highly Commended photographs, placing me amongst the most awarded photographers in this year’s competition.
The IPA competition is the The 2012 International Photography Awards received nearly 18,000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three winners are announced at the annual Lucie Awards gala ceremony. The Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003, IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographer’s accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition. Visit the site of the IPA to take a look at the impressive winning images in all categories! www.photoawards.com
That being said, and even if awards are a very nice thing, the real prize is getting out there to enjoy the strong experiences and feelings Nature can offer to us. Photographs are the bonus of it, and awards the cherry on the cake!
great light to you all,
(You can click on the images the see them bigger!)