Black and White Spider Awards PhotoShow occurs once a year in an exclusive invitation-only live webcast winners ceremony. The evening welcomed the industry’s elite and the most influential names in photography from the press, media, galleries, publishers, editors, critics, auction houses, agents and the renowned artists themselves, who all came together in celebration of the black and white still image.
For seven years Black & White Spider Awards has been committed to bringing world-class Juries selected from the most respected names in the industry. The awards are recognized around the world as the most renowned body of its kind, dedicated to honoring the highest achievements in black & white photography. The Black & White Spider Awards nominees and winners are selected by Members of the Jury. Images are judged on the basis of artistic merit, originality, subject and style.
Jury includes members from National Geographic Magazine in London to the Tate in London http://www.thespiderawards.com/judgespanel.php
Michelle Chaplow was delighted to receive seven nominations which can be viewed below.
Five of Michelle´s Nominations were shot at the Dolder Grand Hotel, Switzerland. A luxury hotel designed by the world-class architects Foster + Partners
Professional Abstract category – Shot on location at the Dolder Grand, Zurich, Switzerland Title – New Shiny Objects
Professional Advertising category – Shot on location at the Dolder Grand Hotel, Switzerland. Title – Nº 5
Professional Fine Art category – Shot at dawn, on location at the Dolder Grand Hotel , Switzerland. Title – Bath Time
Professional Fine Art Shilhouette – Shot on location at the Dolder Grand Hotel , Switzerland. Title -Leaping Hare on Curly Bell
Professional Still life – Shot on location at the Dolder Grand Hotel , Zurich, Switzerland. Title -Glam Games
Professional Architecture – Shot on location in Marina Bay Singapore, Marina Bay Sands hotel and the ArtScience Museum. Title – Lotus flower and an aeroplane
Professional Fashion – Shot on location in Marbella
Title – Yamaia
Special thanks to the Black and White Spider Awards organizers, jury and participants see you all again next year!