Official Press release follows:
International Photography Awards Announces winners of the 2008 Competition.
Massimo Cristaldi was awarded Honorable mention in the 2008 International Photography Awards Competition.
Los Angeles, California., 9/23/2008 — International Photography Awards (IPA) announced the winners of this year’s IPA Photographer of the Year awards.
Massimo Cristaldi of Italy was Awarded:
Honorable mention in Editorial in non-professional category for his entry, “Global Warming” .
Honorable mention in People in non-professional category for his entry, “A Men’s World” .
Honorable mention in Special in non-professional category for his entry, “The Altar” .
About Massimo Cristaldi
Massimo Cristaldi began his career in 1989 as an IT specialist in Catania. In early 2002, drove by a passion born when he was twelve, he started to explore seriously his interest for photography. As a photographer, Cristaldi is an entirely self-taught artist, having learned his craft through personal research, and practical experience behind the camera. Over the last year he strived to express himself through photography, creating exhibitions, participating to contests and working for private customers. His photographs have been published on Italian newspapers as “La Repubblica” and “La Sicilia” and on many online photography magazine, such as File Magazine and Witness Journal.
The 2008 International Photography Awards has received over 22,000 submissions from 124 countries across the globe. IPA’s mission is to salute the achievements of the world’s finest photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003 IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographers’ accomplishments in this specialized art form.
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