Perspectives 2019: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

 

Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Deadline: September 24, 2019
Entry fee: Professional: $30, Amateur: $25
Prizes: Trip to photokina in Cologne, Germany, or PhotoPlus Expo in New York City or Studio of Masters in China for the exhibition. VIP Expo Passes to the PhotoPlus Expo and photokina. Participation in exhibitions and publications. Valuable prizes from $150 to $600.

Sections

  • Professional
  • Amateur

Categories

  • Portraits
  • Street Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Architecture
  • Landscapes

Website: https://contest.photoplusexpo.com/

Perspectives 2018 Winner

Amateur Submission: Architecture / Landscapes

Punctorum
© Steve Day, Cremorne, VIC, Australia
First Place
Grand Prize

Amateur Submission: Architecture / Landscapes, Punctorum, © Steve Day, Cremorne, VIC, Australia, First Place, Grand Prize, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Day’s series is an examination of geometric construction and architecture in Melbourne, Australia.

 

Untitled
© Stephen Leonardi, Sacramento , CA, United States

Amateur Submission: Architecture / Landscapes, Untitled, © Stephen Leonardi, Sacramento , CA, United States, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Leonardi captured his friend jumping at this spot in northern California.

 

Amateur Submission : Food Photography

Untitled
© Masumi Shiohara, Shiojiri-City, Nagano-Prefecture, Japan
First Place

Amateur Submission : Food Photography, Untitled, © Masumi Shiohara, Shiojiri-City, Nagano-Prefecture, Japan, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

A fruit farmer, Shiohara conveys the main growth process of grapes.

 

Bedouin Family Meal
© Leah Morgan, New York, NY, United States

Amateur Submission : Food Photography, Bedouin Family Meal, © Leah Morgan, New York, NY, United States, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Morgan’s work depicts people sharing a meal and afternoon tea in Jordan.

 

Amateur Submission : Portraits

Suffocation
© Camila Orleansky, Mexico, Mexico, Mexico
First Place

Amateur Submission : Portraits, Suffocation, © Camila Orleansky, Mexico, Mexico, Mexico, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

In “Suffocation,” Orleansky creates self portraits using a piece of transparent fabric.

 

George; Fading Into Light
© Marianne Smith Dalton, Cazenovia, NY, United States

Amateur Submission : Portraits, George; Fading Into Light, © Marianne Smith Dalton, Cazenovia, NY, United States, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Portraits of Smith Dalton’s father captured as he was developing Alzheimer’s.

 

Amateur Submission : Street-Photography

Street Colors and Shadows
© Lu Wenpeng, Paris, France
First Place

Amateur Submission : Street-Photography, Street Colors and Shadows, © Lu Wenpeng, Paris, France, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Wenpeng captures people “making their mark on the abstract geometry of the urban environment.”

 

Circus
© Liliana Ranalletta, Roma, Italy

Amateur Submission : Street-Photography, Circus, © Liliana Ranalletta, Roma, Italy, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

In “Circus,” Ranalletta documents a local circus, including the performers and animals.

 

Professional Submission : Architecture / Landscapes

Urban Sprawl-Emptiness
© Emmanuel Monzon, Bellevue, WA, United States
First Place

Professional Submission : Architecture / Landscapes, Urban Sprawl-Emptiness, © Emmanuel Monzon, Bellevue, WA, United States, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

The images in this series are tied together by the extraction of beauty from the mundane urban landscape, says Monzon.

 

Billboards
© Tianran Qin, Savannah, GA, United States

Professional Submission : Architecture / Landscapes, Billboards, © Tianran Qin, Savannah, GA, United States, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Qin transforms billboards into bodies of light to enhance their presence and critique their significance in consumer culture.

 

Professional Submission : Food Photography

From Father to Son
© Riccardo Colelli, Catania, Italy
First Place

Professional Submission : Food Photography, From Father to Son, © Riccardo Colelli, Catania, Italy, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

“From Father to Son” documents the olive harvest on a family farm in Sicily.

 

Mignardises
© Jun Honda, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Professional Submission : Food Photography, Mignardises, © Jun Honda, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo, Japan, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Honda’s series captures the delicate work of a patissier as he creates miniature pastries and sweets.

 

Professional Submission : Portraits

The Last Lady Divers
© Alain Schroeder,  Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
First Place

Professional Submission : Portraits, The Last Lady Divers, © Alain Schroeder, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Portraits of Haenyeo, female divers in the Korean province of Jeju who harvest seafood while holding their breath underwater.

 

Kings & Queens in Their Castles
© Tom Atwood, Stamford, CT, United States

Professional Submission : Portraits, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, © Tom Atwood, Stamford, CT, United States, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Atwood’s portraits of LGBTQ subjects at home nationwide, including celebrities. His work offers a glimpse into the lives and homes of some of America’s most intriguing and eccentric personalities.

 

Professional Submission : Street Photography

Desolata
© Davide Pischettola, Molfetta, Bari, Italy
First Place

Professional Submission : Street Photography, Desolata, © Davide Pischettola, Molfetta, Bari, Italy, First Place, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Images taken in Canosa di Puglia, a town in Italy, on Holy Sunday when several hundred women dress in black with their faces covered walk through the town.

 

Solitude(S)
© Antoine Buttafoghi, Vincennes, France

Professional Submission : Street Photography, Solitude(S), © Antoine Buttafoghi, Vincennes, France, Perspectives: PhotoPlus Expo Annual Photography Contest

Buttafoghi’s work is a study of solitude and depicts isolated figures dwarfed by their surroundings.

 

Perspectives 2017 Winners

 

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