Extraordinary Winning Entries from the Fine Art Photography Awards

The winners of the Fine Art Photography Awards were recently announced, and professional and amateurs alike have captured incredible sights from around the world. This creative contest boasted more than 3,000 submissions from 77 countries, with the subject matter as varied as the photographer’s location. But despite how different the winning entries may be, each image has the same qualities: they share the individual's vision, feelings, and their unique view of reality.

Photographs in the competition range from beautiful to haunting to optimistic. They invite us to roam with majestic Alaskan grizzly bears, witness awe-inspiring lightning strikes across eerily green water, and to gaze across vast sunlit fields.

Here are some of our favorite images from the Fine Art Photography Awards, but you can see all of the winners on the competition's online gallery.

Above: Through The Glass
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Conceptual, Marta Bevacqua

Project Totem
Amateur 1st Place Winner, Category: Conceptual, Jason McGroarty

Ice Skating on Lake Baikal
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Travel, Evgeny Dubinchuk

Graveyard
Amateur 1st Place Winner, Category: Landscape/Seascape, Julie Fletcher

Parts of the Earth
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Portrait, Erika Materson

Our hands
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Open Theme, Nicolas Genette

The Ladies of the Sea
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Nature, Francisco Mingorance

Culture of the Confrontation
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Photojournalism, Maxim Dondyuk

Observer
Amateur 1st Place Winner, Category: People, Goran Jovic

An Elixir for Existence
Amateur 1st Place Winner, Category: Fine Art, Mira Nedvalkova

Exposed
Professional 1st Place Winner, Category: Wildlife/Animals, Richard Garvey-Williams

Fine Art Photography Awards: Website



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