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LOS ANGELES (6 May 2014) – British Professional photographer Michelle Chaplow who lives in Spain was presented with the 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup a Merit of Excellence in the category of Architecture, an Honorable Mention in Fine art and 5 nominations in Advertising, Architecture, Fine Art and Silhouette at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow webcast on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
The work titled “The Swiss Pool”, which was shot on location at the Park Hotel Vitznau, lake Lucerne, Switzerland. The shot was commissioned by The Most Famous Hotels in the World®
Merit of Excellence “The Swiss Pool”
Michelle also received an Honoarble Mention the the professional Fine art Category for “Jilted”, this is one of the images from her on going Contemporary art photography project, “The Pool of Life”
Honorable Mention for “Jilted”
Chaplow was also nominated in Advertising for her work, “Bathtime”
As well as her Merit of Excellence in Architecture, Michelle was granted two more nominations one for The Park Hotel Vitznau
And the second for “Out Of Season”, shot on location at The Oyster Box Hotel; Durban, South Africa.
She also received a nomination in the People Category for “The Deal”
The Final nomination of the evening for Michelle Chaplow came in for work in the category of Silhouette. “Almost identical Identities”, which as shot on location at The Q Bar, Bangkok.
The live online gala was attended by photography fans around the globe who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography.
7th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Contrasto, Rome; Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam; Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal; Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art, Milan; Clair Galerie, Munich; and Ingrid Deuss Gallery, Belgium who honored Color Masters with 274 coveted title awards in 18 categories.
“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 7,416 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Michelle Chaplow´s “The Swiss Pool and Jilted,” are exceptional images entered in the Architecture and Fine Art categories they represent contemporary color photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present her with the titles of Merit of Excellence for “The Swiss Pool” and an Honorable Mention for “Jilted”.”
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS, PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP is the leading international award honoring excellence in color 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 color photography. www.photomasterscup.com