On March 4, 2017 the 10th Annual International Color Awards held their winner and nominee online photo-show. I was lucky enough to have four of my street photos nominated across (3) categories (People, Food and Architecture)! I was also given the 'Honorable Mention' award for my photo 'Waiting for the Bus' in the category of 'Silhouette'!
Thanks to the International Color Awards for their recognition! Below is the official press release from the ceremony. 6,178 entries were received from 75 countries.
The Jury represented the industry's biggest names and tastemakers including Christie's, New York; Contemporary Art Society, London; Sotheby's, Paris; ING Collection, Netherlands; Y&R, Malaysia; Preus Museum, Norway; Art Beatus, Hong Kong; Ogilvy & Mather, Amsterdam; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and J. Walter Thompson, New York who reviewed the entries online before making their nominations and honoring 723 title awards and 792 nominees in 33 categories. The Awards could not have wished for a better group of professionals to work with.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER JASON LEE POTTER FROM HAMILTON, ONTARIO CANADA
LOS ANGELES (04 March 2017) - Amateur photographer Jason Lee Potter of Canada was presented with the 10th Annual International Color Awards 'Honorable Mention' in the category of Silhouette at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed Saturday, March 4, 2017.
The live online gala was attended by 9,575 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry's most important event for color photography.
10th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Christie's, New York; Contemporary Art Society, London; Sotheby's, Paris; ING Collection, Netherlands; Y&R, Malaysia; Preus Museum, Norway; Art Beatus, Hong Kong; Ogilvy & Mather, Amsterdam; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and J. Walter Thompson, New York who honored Color Masters with 723 title awards in 33 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 6,178 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Jason's "Waiting for the Bus" an exceptional image entered in the Silhouette category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present Jason with the title of 'Honourable Mention' in the category of 'Silhouette'.
Below is a link to a winners video provided by the International Color Awards!