I knew last week 3 of my photos have been nominated to the prestigious Black and White Spider Awards 2013!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN QUINTERO FROM UNITED KINGDOM
LONDON 20 OCTUBRE 2013 – Profesional Photographer John Quintero of United Kingdom, was presented with the 8th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee 3 times in 2 categories: Nature with 1 image and Portrait with 2 images at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, October 19, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 75 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.
The awards international jury included members of the industry from the Tate Gallery in London, Heffel Fine Art, FoMu Fotomuseum, FTM Advisory, Camera Work, Art Stage Singapore, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Galerie Baudoin Lebon in Paris, to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows and nominees in 14 categories.
“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 9,456 entries from 75 countries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “John Quintero’s “Loneliness, Roots and The Tear,” exceptional images entered in the Nature and Portrait categories, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.”
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.