Tree Farm Cathedral We have just learned the nominations are out for the 2007 International Color Photography Awards and I have received nominations in two categories! The nominations were for this image in both the Fine Art Category and the Nature Category. With over 15,000 images submitted this is a great honor to be chosen one of 20 images in each category. I am humbled by the quality of work in each of the categories and am honored to be among those chosen.Last year I was equally honored when my book, The Lewis & Clark Trail American Landscapes was given the Silver Medal in the Nature Book Category.Here is what this years release from the International Color Awards states:For Immediate Release:INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS
LANDSCAPE AND COMMERCIAL FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER FROM EVANSTON< ILLINOIS at 2ND ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP CONTEST
LONDON, UK 16 October 2007 – Landscape and Commercial Fine Art Photographer Richard Mack of Evanston, Illinois, USA received a Nominee in two categories or his image Tree Series – Tree Farm Cathedral. One in the category of Fine Art Photography and one in the category of Nature Photography at the 2nd Annual Photography Masters Cup exclusive online Awards Ceremony.
An audience of 11,050 photography fans logged on from 89 countries to join the proceedings and view stunning work from the world’s finest photographers. Over 15,000 images were received from 69 countries. The nominated images were selected by a who’s who Jury of the most celebrated professionals in art and photography from National Geographic, Musee de E’Lysee, Financial Times to The Art Newspaper and Fine Art Society in London. Jury members reviewed submitted works online over an eight week voting period before making their final selection. Awards were presented in 21 categories to photographers of twenty five nationalities.
“The Masters Cup celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft,” said the awards Creative Director, Basil O’Brien. “Richard Mack’s Tree Series – Tree Farm Cathedral entry certainly represents color photography at its finest and we’re pleased to present Mr. Mack with two nominations; one each in the Fine Art and Nature categories.”
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The Photography Masters Cup promotes the finest contemporary photographers to the world’s leading art directors, agencies, editors, galleries, curators, publishers, and dealers of photographic art. A celebrated online event around the globe, the annual Winners & Nominee Presentation is webcast live in a dynamic show that honors the finest work with the highest achievements in color photography.
See the Winners and Nominees online at: www.thecolorawards.com
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Company: Richard Mack Photography, Ltd
Address: 2144 Ashland Avenue, Suite 2
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