Chromatic Awards 2017 Winners Revealed

Chromatic Awards has announced the winners and finalists of their 1st Annual Color Photography Contest. This year, the judges reviewed more than 3,000 submissions from photographers in 75 countries.

Winners’ Gallery:

Cesar Dezfuli: Passenger – Chromatic Photographer of the Year 2017

Cesar Dezfuli (Spain) won Chromatic Photographer of the Year 2017 with a portrait of a Amadou Sumaila from Mali, minutes after being rescued on the Mediterranean Sea, 20 nautical miles off the Libyan coast by a rescue vessel provided by the NGO Jugend Rettet. The rubber boat in which he travelled carried 118 people on board, who were transferred by the Italian Coast Guard to Lampedusa (Italy).

Witold Ziomek: Waterfall – Chromatic Discovery of the Year 2017

Witold Ziomek (Poland) won Chromatic Discovery of the Year 2017 with his image of huge waterfall in Iceland.

Winners were selected by an expert panel of judges that included: Giangiacomo Cirla, Aline Smithson, Andrea Costantini, Heidi Romano, Joshua Ogden, Kim Aram, Maela Ohana, Luca Attilio Caizzi, Stuart Bewsey, Samuele Pellecchia, Nate Dunwell, Vineet Vohra, Rohit Vohra, Diana Topan and Colin Czerwinski.

About Chromatic Awards: Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Our mission is to promote a unique approach at photography and help photographers gain popularity and recognition in the international art scene.


Wen Hang Lin: Silence in Synesthesia – 1st Place in Abstract, Professional
James Kerwin: Crestfallen – 1st Place in Architecture, Professional
Filip Wolak: Central Park at 10,000 feet – 1st Place in Cityscapes, Professional
Sebastian Baumann: Grown: Tin Can Phone – 1st Place in Conceptual, Professional
Yuriy Ogarkov: Shamans of Siberia – 1st Place in Culture, Professional
Carrie and Eric Tomberlin: Locally-Produced Concrete Blocks to Reinforce Embankments, 4 minutes 27 seconds – 1st Place in Environmental, Professional
Marzena Kolarz: Sasha / White Monarchy – 1st Place in Fashion and Beauty, Professional
Michael Nalley: Pangea #1 – 1st Place in Fine Art, Professional
Yan Zhang: Patagonia Autumn Night – 1st Place in Landscapes, Professional
Alexander Vershinin: Dance Of Life – 1st Place in Nature, Professional
Jaime Travezan: Love – 1st Place in Nudes, Professional
Alain Schroeder: Green Palace – 1st Place in People, Professional
Osie Greenway: Kirkuk’s Unknown – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Professional
Oksana Moroziuk: When mushrooms were big. – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Professional
Maciej Nowacki: Catch the ball – 1st Place in Sports, Professional
Karla Gabriela Guerrero Trejo: Art Poétique I – 1st Place in Still Life, Professional
Hakim Boulouiz: Choral – 1st Place in Street, Professional
Alain Schroeder: Bagan – 1st Place in Travel, Professional
Gillian Lloyd: Been Fishin’ – 1st Place in Wildlife and Animals, Professional


Jakub Pasierkiewicz: From my Nanny’s wall V – 1st Place in Abstract, Amateur
Alessandro Gallo: Lines – 1st Place in Architecture, Amateur
Jens Ochlich: Hudson Hornet – 1st Place in Cityscapes, Amateur
Joyce Reinertson: Round up – 1st Place in Conceptual, Amateur
Robin Yong: Flowers of Ethiopia – 1st Place in Culture, Amateur
Sudipta Dutta Chowdhury: Life in Furnace – 1st Place in Environmental, Amateur
Dayna Weststeyn: Carla – 1st Place in Fashion and Beauty, Amateur
Joshua Sariñana: Remembering a Night – 1st Place in Fine Art, Amateur
Matthew Portch: The Wall Frame – 1st Place in Landscapes, Amateur
William Ye: Spirited Away – 1st Place in Nudes, Amateur
Mary Dimitropoulou: Basket Case – 1st Place in People, Amateur
Sohel Parvez Haque: Journey Towards Joy – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Amateur
Vinci Weng: A Wonderful Time – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Amateur
Jack Savage: Self Portrait in the style of the masters – 1st Place in Portrait, Amateur
Klaus Lenzen: Blue head group – 1st Place in Sports, Amateur
Peter Barnett: Feels Real (Yoga) – 1st Place in Still Life, Amateur
Pier Luigi Dodi: Outdoor Activities – 1st Place in Street, Amateur
Cedric Favero: Saltmine Worker – 1st Place in Travel, Amateur
Jonathan Elcock: Glimpse – 1st Place in Wildlife and Animals, Amateur

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