LOS ANGELES (November 5, 2016) - Fine art photographer Eduardo Fujii of the United States was presented with the 11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards (Honorable Mention) in the category of Silhouette at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, November 5, 2016.
The live online gala was attended by over 10,500 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography.
11th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Washington DC; The Armory Show, New York; TBWA, Paris; Victoria Film Festival, Canada; Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels; Studio Hansa, London; Fratelli Alinari, Florence; Australian Centre for Photography; Young & Rubicam, Lima; and Anthem Worldwide/Marque Branding, Sydney who honored Spider Fellows with 627 coveted title awards in 31 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 7,556 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Eduardo Fujii's "Trippin," an exceptional image entered in the Silhouette category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of Honorable Mention." Jury member Paola Anselmi, interdisciplinary curator and arts writer in Australia added, "As always it was a real treat to be part of the program. Congratulations to all involved and to all the remarkable photographers who gift us new insights into the world and ourselves." "A truly amazing set of entries, so many deserving winners," added Marcel Wijnen, Creative Director at Anthem Worldwide.
Eduardo Fujii was also presented with three 11th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee titles in the categories of Nature, Wildlife and Fine Art.
Watch the winner videos: http://www.thespiderawards.com/winner-videos.php
"Symphony of the Ocean"
Category: Fine Art
"Anatomy of a Ballerina"
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography. www.thespiderawards.com