Above: The old man’s image was submitted for the Portrait Category
Photographer Joe P Smith was recently presented with the 7th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Title of Nominee in the categories of Architecture, Fine Art, Portrait and Fashion at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photo Show. The live online ceremony webcast was attended by photography fans in 72 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.
The international jury included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Fratelli Alinari, Heffel Fine Art to the Tate in London who honoured Spider Fellows with 180 coveted title awards and 875 nominees in 14 categories.
“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,223 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Joe P Smith’s photographs are exceptional images and represent black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.”
Black and White Spider is the leading international award honouring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honours the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.
The winners can be viewed at www.thespiderawards.com/gallery/7th.