3rd Place Winner for Visible-Light Photo Essay: Aftermath of the Magnum Fire by Shirley Smith
In 2020 the Mangum Fire burned about 12,000 acres in the Kaibab National Forest. Aftermath shows what the forest looks like after this devastation, signs of life and the tears of the forest. Click to view the full photo essay.
3rd Place Winner for IR Photo Essay: Fairy Tale of Prague by Vladimir Migutin
With its stunning architecture and gorgeous nature, Prague is arguably the most beautiful city in the world. And, to an even higher extent when photographed with infrared filters, resulting in Fairytale-like views.
Honorable Mention for IR Photo Essay: Saigon in Red by Dzung Tran
“Saigon in red” is my personal photo project from my home town. I would like to share some perspectives on our city at this time. It has changed and is different from what you may know about us from before VietNam’s war. Our city is changing and growing with the appearance of big buildings and […]
Honorable Mention for IR Photo Essay: Hegemony by Hermine Jouan
Confined by the asphalt, the vegetation gradually takes its place with the seasons. It dominates the ruins of civilization, stretches across rocky landscapes and even in hostile and cold land, it is always present until end of the world. Magnified by infrared shooting, vegetation is ubiquitous and universal.
Honorable Mention for IR Photo Essay: Dreams of the Misty Mount HuangShan by Lin Fan
The outstanding natural beauty of Mount HuangShan attracts tourists and photographers, including an IR photographer like myself. Features I have depicted in this photo essay reflect HuanShan’s imaginatively-named pines, oddly-shaped rocks, seas of cloud, and all under infrared light. I have an aesthetic appreciation of Mount HuangShan’s lanscape, so I used my own personal style […]
Honorable Mention for IR Photo Essay: Road Lines by Dan Waterman
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Honorable Mention for IR Photo Essay: MADRID in IR
Being in Madrid for several days for a retouching masterclass, I wandered the city and tried to capture its atmosphere while following the places where vegetation led me. As digital filters are a real trend on social media, I like to explore a more crafty way of using them – going oldschool with real cuts […]
Honorable Mention for Visible Light Photo Essay: Moments of India by Sebastian Gra
20 moments, different stories that happened in different parts of India Click to view the full photo essay.
Honorable Mention for Visible Light Photo Essay: Survival by Zoran Milutinovic
Winter can be very harsh to all animals. They struggle daily for survival and compete for food and shelter. This is a story about the great egrets and their winter struggle for survival. Frozen Beak White on White White Back Snow Climber Dance on the Ice White Frog Hunting Water Hide Carrot