Very pleased to have received two Nominees in the 10th Annual “Spider Awards”
“Chicago Alien” is an alternative view of the Kidney Bean,in Millennium Park, Chicago.
“Hooded Follower” taken in Morocco whilst on a short holiday break.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10TH ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL J LOCKE FROM UK LOS ANGELES November 21st 2015 – Photographer, amateur Michael J Locke of UK, was presented at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, November 21, 2015, with the following 10th Annual Black and White Spider Awards:
Nominee in the category of Abstract
Nominee in the category of people
The live online gala was attended by over 10,000 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography. 10th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Bonhams, Random House, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Stockholm City Museum, Annenberg Foundation, Leo Burnett, FTM Art Advisory and Fratelli Alinari who honored Spider Fellows with 505 coveted title awards and 943 nominees in 31 categories. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 7,686 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Michael J Locke’s “Chicago Alien” Abstract Category, and “Hooded Follower” People Category, are exceptional images representing black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the titles of Nominee.” Jury member Diane Ruggie from Velocebella agency added, “The gallery of winners and runners up has true stopping power.
” 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. http://www.thespiderawards.com
Contact: Michael J locke