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International Photography Awards Announces Category Winners of the 2014 Competition.
On September 30, 2014 the International Photography Awards competition (IPA) announced Category Winners of 2014 Competition!
This year, IPA received over 27000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe and is pleased to declare that Massimo Cristaldi was awarded Honorable Mention in a Special – Night Photography Category in the 2014 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition for the winning entry “Touch Ground”.
ABOUT Massimo Cristaldi
Massimo Cristaldi was born in Catania (Italy) in 1970. His professional career started in 1994, when, after a degree in Geology, he began manging international research projects. Art is, nevertheless, the environment in which he grew up and Photography the way he can set his interior creative side free. The driving concern of his work is focused on traces that Man and time passage carve over Nature and Things, representing, in particular, effects and sings on what remains. He has been recently awarded at the International Photography Awards 2008 and 2009 at the B&W Spider Awards 2008, at the Photography Masters Cup 2008, at the Travel Photographers Of the Year 2008 and the the Prix de Photographie de Paris 2009. Massimo is represented by Farmani Gallery in the USA, Samuel Frederic Photography in Belgium, Netherland and Luxemburg and Lensmodern in the UK. Massimo Cristaldi lives between Catania and Rome.
About the International Photography Awards
The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Each year, the International Photography Awards (IPA) invites passionate photographers, to compete for the title of Photographer of the Year, Discovery of the Year and Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year. A board of esteemed professionals in the field juries the competition: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community. The awards includes a Lucie Statue and cash prizes totaling over $20,000, exhibition and publication opportunities.www.photoawards.com
About the Lucie Awards
The Lucie Awards is the annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The photography community from countries around the globe will pay tribute to the most outstanding photography achievements presented at the Gala Awards ceremony. Each year, the Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories who will be honored during the Lucie Awards ceremony. Once the nominations have been received, the votes are tallied and an honoree in each category is identified. The honorees are pre-announced months before the Lucie Awards. The Lucie Awards are a signature program of Lucie Foundation. www.lucieawards.com
About the Lucie Foundation
The Lucie Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. In additional to Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), the foundation presents year-round programming to support high school students through SNAPSHOP!, emerging and professional photographers through the Lucie Scholarship Program and master photographers through The Lucie Awards. The Lucie Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable foundation. www.luciefoundation.org