British professional photographer Jonathan Banks was presented with the 10th Annual International Color Awards winner in the category of “Architecture” at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed Saturday, March 4, 2017. He also picked up four other nominations in various categories.
The live online gala was attended by 9,575 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry's most important event for colour photography.
For ten years International Color Awards has been committed to bringing you world-class Juries selected from the most influential names in the industry. Annually a new jury pool is created to ensure the program's reputation for recognizing first-movers, new emerging talent and current trends across the industry. Jury members are selected by exclusive invitation to join the international panel and sent ballots to log on, review the entries and make their nomination selections. Only by having the greatest talent from both sides of the lens do we produce the intoxicating and diverse collections of colour photography the program is renowned around the globe for showcasing.
The 10th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Christie's, New York; Contemporary Art Society, London; Sotheby's, Paris; ING Collection, Netherlands; Y&R, Malaysia; Preus Museum, Norway; Art Beatus, Hong Kong; Ogilvy & Mather, Amsterdam; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and J. Walter Thompson, New York who honored Colour Masters with 723 title awards in 33 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 6,178 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Jonathan Banks's "Cool Britannia," an exceptional image entered in the “Architecture” category, represents contemporary colour photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of winner."
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honouring excellence in colour 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 colour photography. www.colorawards.com