PhotoFriday, Photography Awards!

This weeks photographs for Photo Friday are some award winning photographs I entered into the prestigious Black and White Awards.

See below the press release they sent.


Liverpool based Professional portrait photographer Liverpool based Andrew John who resides in Southport was presented with the 6th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title in the category of Nude and also Category Fashion at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow watched by 40,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.

Thousands of images were received from 73 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from Sotheby’s, Magnum Photos, The Armory Show, Fratelli Alinari to Tate and Phillips de Pury & Company in London who honored Spider Fellows with 190 coveted title awards in 27 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Andrew John’s “Demeter,” “Aphrodite” and “Bed” are exceptional images entered in the Nude and Fashion  categorys, was honored by nomination of the Jury. “The Spider Awards celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Andrew John’s work represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.

” You can view the 6th Annual Winners Gallery at BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER  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.