International Color Awards is the leading global award honoring excellence in color photography. Now in its 13th year, this celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers in a prestigious annual contest and online gala awards, streaming the world’s most watched photoshow.
Following the #stayhome mandate to weather the current world pandemic, we can still “travel” safely with the help of online photographic presentations. Below we present a selection of images from the winners and nominees from the categories of architecture, abstract and aerial.
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“A truly international assembly of photographers have created an incredibly diverse and resonant body of work – images that reflect and refract also many cultures and voices. It’s been a pleasure to view these compositions alongside so many talented and creative peers.”
Will Newell, Head of Creative, EVO Films, Los Angeles
6,093 entries were received from 73 countries and the live online gala was attended by industry leaders and the photography community from around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the world’s premier event for color photography.
13th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Newsweek, New York; Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg; The Art Channel, London; Netflix, Los Angeles; Koller Auctions, Zurich; Preus Museum, Norway; Galerie Mitterrand, Paris; Fila, New York; Wieden & Kennedy, Portland; Kolle Rebbe, Hamburg; Fox Broadcasting Network, Los Angeles; Gallery Kong, Seoul; Mini/BMW Group, London; and the Royal Academy Of Art, The Hague, Netherlands who honored Color Masters with 586 coveted title awards and 881 nominees in 37 categories.