Best Black & White photos from the ND Awards 2016

Best Black & White photos from the ND Awards 2016


ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) has announced the winners of their international photography contest!

The judges reviewed 6422 entires submitted from 85 countries. Brooke Shaden (United States) has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: ND Photographer Of The Year 2016 and $2500 prize money. In Non-Professional category Rosario Civello (Italy) won the title ND Discovery Of The Year 2016 and $1300 in cash.

Additionally, 6 cash prizes ($500 each) went to Professional category winners: Andrea Cimino (Italy) in Advertising, Tony Ccateer (United Kingdom) in Architecture, Alain Schroeder (Belgium) in Editorial, Brooke Shaden (United States) in Fine Art, Bernhard Lang (Germany) in Nature and Linda de’Nobili (Italy) in People.

Also, 5 Non-Professional category winners receive their cash prizes ($300 each): Anna Laudan (Germany) in Architecture, Rosario Civello (Italy) in Fine Art, Daniel Řeřicha (Czech Republic) in Nature, Matt Hamon (United States) in People, Selvy Ngantung (Indonesia) in Special category.

ND Awards aim to promote photography and photographers. Their idea is to create new opportunities to present most valuable work to the audience all over the world. To build a place where photographers can show diverse points of view and thrive through competition.

ND Awards official website: www.ndawads.net

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BRIDGES – 1st – Theam Meng Sea (Malaysia)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BRIDGES – 2nd – Yoshihiko Wada (Japan)

Bridge of Emäsalo on a foggy day

Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BRIDGES – 3rd – Vesa Pihanurmi (Finland)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BUILDINGS – 1st – Anna Laudan (Germany)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BUILDINGS – 2nd – Anthony MILLION (France)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – BUILDINGS – 3rd – Aurelio Bormioli (Italy)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – CITYSCAPES – 1st – Richard Terpolilli (United States)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – CITYSCAPES – 2nd – Sajin Sasidharan (United Arab Emirates)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – INTERIOR – 3rd – John Eaton (United States)

Non-Professional - ARCHITECTURE - OTHER - 2nd - Giulio Zanni (Macedonia)

Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – OTHER – 2nd – Giulio Zanni (Macedonia)

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Non-Professional – ARCHITECTURE – OTHER – 3rd – Michael O.A. Klapper (Germany)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – ABSTRACT – 1st – Rosario Civello (Italy)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – CONCEPTUAL – 3rd – Michał Konrad (Poland)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 1st – John Crowley (Ireland)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 2nd – Andrea Cevo (Italy)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 3rd – Piotr Wyrzykowski (Poland)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – NUDES – 1st – Andrei Kharabarin (Russian Federation)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – NUDES – 3rd – Jozef Boron (Slovakia)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – OTHER – 1st – Iman Tehranian (Iran)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – PHOTOMANIPULATION – 1st – francisco – deb diaz – young (United States)

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Non-Professional – FINE ART – PHOTOMANIPULATION – 2nd – Swarnendu Ghosh (India)

Non-Professional - FINE ART - PHOTOMANIPULATION - 3rd - Thomas Finkler (Germany)

Non-Professional – FINE ART – PHOTOMANIPULATION – 3rd – Thomas Finkler (Germany)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – LANDSCAPES – 3rd – Patrick Ems (Switzerland)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – OTHER – 2nd – HIROO FUJITANI (Japan)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – SEASCAPES – 1st – Christophe Staelens (Belgium)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – SEASCAPES – 2nd – Pietro Abbagnato (Italy)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – TREES – 1st – Daniel Řeřicha (Czech Republic)

Non-Professional - NATURE - TREES - 2nd - Karmen Orlic (Croatia)

Non-Professional – NATURE – TREES – 2nd – Karmen Orlic (Croatia)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – TREES – 3rd – Ilias Varelas (Greece)

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Non-Professional – NATURE – WILDLIFE – 1st – pekka Järventaus

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Non-Professional – PEOPLE – CHILDREN – 1st – Szymon Barylski (Ireland)

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Non-Professional – PEOPLE – FAMILY – 1st – Renata Młynarczyk (Poland)

Two girls share a lighter during a smoke break while Minneapolis band Royal Brats perform at a Iowa City home on Friday, Feb 19, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/ Jordan Gale)

Non-Professional – PEOPLE – OTHER – 2nd – Jordan Gale (United States) – Two girls share a lighter during a smoke break while Minneapolis band Royal Brats perform at a Iowa City home on Friday, Feb 19, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/ Jordan Gale)

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Non-Professional – PEOPLE – OTHER – 3rd – Anna Shustikova

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Non-Professional – PEOPLE – PORTRAIT – 2nd – Julia Kaczorowska (Poland)

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Non-Professional – PEOPLE – TRAVEL-CULTURE – 2nd – Simone Francescangeli (Italy)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – FASHION-BEAUTY – 1st – Patrick Ems (Switzerland)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – LONG EXPOSURE – 1st – Selvy Ngantung (Indonesia)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – OPEN THEME – 1st – Mihai Chebac (United States)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – OPEN THEME – 3rd – rosita delfino (Italy)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – PHOTOJOURNALISM-STORY – 1st – Debiprasad Mukherjee (India)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – PANORAMIC – 1st – Jack Lefor (United States)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – 1st – Tatsuo Suzuki (Japan)

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Non-Professional – SPECIAL – STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – 3rd – Roberto Pireddu (Italy)

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Professional – ADVERTISING – OTHER – 1st – Madiha Abdo (United Kingdom)

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Professional – ARCHITECTURE – CITYSCAPES – 1st – alexandre manuel (Portugal)

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Professional – ARCHITECTURE – CITYSCAPES – 3rd – Jérémy RASSE (France)

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Professional – ARCHITECTURE – OTHER – 1st – Marc Koegel

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Professional – EDITORIAL – DAILY LIFE – 3rd – Kosuke Ryujin (Japan)

Professional - EDITORIAL - DOCUMENTARY - 2nd - Daniel Rodrigues (Portugal)

Professional – EDITORIAL – DOCUMENTARY – 2nd – Daniel Rodrigues (Portugal) – NAMPULA, MOZAMBIQUE – July, 2016:

For acid survivorTim S. who had been emotionally and physically struggling ever since he was attack with acid, the fact of having another little human being who has love and hope for him gives him the strength to carry on with his life. At the time the image was taken, Tim S had had a baby daughter and he decided to name her "Bor Mei"which in his language means "The light that shines in the Darkness".

Professional – EDITORIAL – DOCUMENTARY – 3rd – Javier sanchez-monge escardo (Spain) – For acid survivor Tim S. who had been emotionally and physically struggling ever since he was attack with acid, the fact of having another little human being who has love and hope for him gives him the strength to carry on with his life. At the time the image was taken, Tim S had had a baby daughter and he decided to name her “Bor Mei”which in his language means “The light that shines in the Darkness”.

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Professional – EDITORIAL – GENERAL NEWS – 1st – BABAK MANI (Iran)

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Professional – EDITORIAL – OTHER – 2nd – Simone Tramonte (Italy)

A fighter holds an ice cloth to his eye after a blow to the face at the Chiang Mai Boxing Stadium. Defeat is often accompanied with bruising. It is not uncommon for figters to go into matches with existing injuries.

Professional – EDITORIAL – SPORTS – 3rd – David Sharabani (United Kingdom) A fighter holds an ice cloth to his eye after a blow to the face at the Chiang Mai Boxing Stadium. Defeat is often accompanied with bruising. It is not uncommon for figters to go into matches with existing injuries.

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Professional – FINE ART – ABSTRACT – 3rd – Hiromichi Endo (Japan)

Visualization of the fear you carry inside yourself.

Professional – FINE ART – CONCEPTUAL – 3rd – Anja Behrens (Germany) – Visualization of the fear you carry inside yourself.

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Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 1st – Carina Maiwald (Germany)

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Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 2nd – Christian Klant (Germany)

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Professional – FINE ART – LANDSCAPE – 3rd – Sarang Sena (India)

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Professional – FINE ART – NUDES – 1st – Yan Revazov (Germany)

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Professional – FINE ART – NUDES – 3rd – Sandra Neumann (Germany)

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Professional – FINE ART – OTHER – 1st – Marzena Kolarz (Poland)

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Professional – FINE ART – PHOTOMANIPULATION – 1st – Gianluca Micheletti (Italy)

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Professional – FINE ART- CONCEPTUAL – 2nd – Marzena Kolarz (Poland)

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Professional – NATURE – SEASCAPES – 1st – alexandre manuel (Portugal)

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Professional – NATURE – SEASCAPES – 2nd – Steve Blackwell (Canada)

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Professional – NATURE – TREES – 3rd – Hiromichi Endo (Japan)

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Professional – PEOPLE – CHILDREN – 1st – Evgeny Matveev (Russian Federation)

Close to their small countryside village, two children went to play together to what remains of a natural forest and now serves the village as a dumping ground which has been used as such for more than ten years. The place is considered by the children as their playground.

Professional – PEOPLE – CHILDREN – 3rd – Javier sanchez-monge escardo (Spain) – Close to their small countryside village, two children went to play together to what remains of a natural forest and now serves the village as a dumping ground which has been used as such for more than ten years. The place is considered by the children as their playground.

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Professional – PEOPLE – OTHER – 1st – Linda de’Nobili (Italy)

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Professional – PEOPLE – OTHER – 2nd – Wolfgang Uhlig (Germany)

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Professional – PEOPLE – PORTRAIT – 1st – BABAK MANI (Iran)

Professional - PEOPLE - PORTRAIT - 2nd - Adam Słowikowski (Poland)

Professional – PEOPLE – PORTRAIT – 2nd – Adam Słowikowski (Poland)

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Professional – PEOPLE – TRAVEL-CULTURE – 3rd – VALERIE LEONARD (France)

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Professional – PEOPLE – WEDDING-FAMILY – 1st – Greg Moment (Poland)


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