12TH ANNUAL BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS
"Home is behind, the world ahead
And there are many paths to tread
Through shadow, to the edge of night
Until the stars are all alight
Mist and shadow
Cloud and shade
All shall fade
All shall fade"
J. R.R. Tolkien
12TH ANNUAL BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER RAIMUND FEITER FROM GERMANY
LOS ANGELES, October 19th - Photographer Raimund Feiter of Germany was presented with the 12th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Winner / Honorable Mention in the category of Silhouette at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow streamed Saturday, October 14, 2017.
12th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from The Armory Show, New York; Christie's, London; McCann, Singapore; GQ, New York; Hot Docs Film Festival, Toronto; Y&R, Malaysia; Sharon Calahan, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville; Bloomsbury Auctions, London; and Donald Schneider Studios, Berlin who honored Spider Fellows with 672 coveted title awards and 1034 nominees in 31 categories.
"Spider Awards 2017 proves once again to be a great challenge for the jury to select the best images of the year. Every year this photographic competition increases its quality of content, reputation and prestige" said juror Andrea de Polo, Cultural Heritage Consultant at Fratelli Alinari Photo Archive in Florence.
Curator and Arts Writer Paola Anselmi added "Congratulations to all the winners. A great deal of humanity and soul in this year's selection, maybe it is a sign of the times and a promise for future awards and photography in general."
"It's an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,121 entries we received this year" said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Feiter's "All shall fade," 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 Winner / Honorable Mention."