NOMADS OF NIGER HONORED AT INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2015

This year, The International Photography Awards received 17832 of submissions from over 153 countries, and i was happy  to be  awarded Honorable Mention in  two categories -Events People : Culture and Architecture : Historical.

My ongoing body of work, “Still Points in a Turning World”, explores our universal cross-cultural truths: the importance of family, community, ritual and the amazing diversity of its expression. I am interested in the different ways in which people find meaning in their lives, how an individual explores his or her existence through their traditions.

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About the International Photography Awards: Each year, the International Photography Awards (IPA) invites passionate photographers, to compete for the title of Photographer of the Year. A board of esteemed professionals in the field juries the competition: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community. The photography community from countries around the globe will pay tribute to the most outstanding photography achievements presented at the Gala Awards ceremony.

Mermaid Parade Collection Wins Award at the International Photography Awards 2015

Mermaid Parade Collection Wins Award at the International Photography Awards 2015

This year, The International Photography Awards received 17836 of submissions from over 153 countries, and is pleased to declare that Terri Gold was awarded Honorable Mention in Event – Traditions and Cultures for the winning entry The Mermaid Parade in Coney Island.

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The mermaid is an archetypal image that represents a woman who is at ease in the great waters of life, the waters of emotion and sexuality. Traditions and celebrations add rhythm and texture to our lives and provide a genuine feeling of community. I have been photographing the Mermaid Parade for 20 years and it never disappoints. The Parade celebrates the sand, the sea, the beginning of summer and the myths of Coney Island.

Gold_Terri_MermaidParade1 Gold_Terri_MermaidParade2 MermaidParade_2015-439Gold_Terri_MermaidParade4.jpg Gold_Terri_MermaidParade5 The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. A board of esteemed professionals in the field juries the competition: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community.

Humanity Photo Awards 2015

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I am excited to have won a Performance Award for my image series Ethiopia’s Omo Valley. This is the second HPA competition I have entered and won!

The Humanity Photo Awards is a biennial photography contest supported by UNESCO and the China Folklore Photographic Association and sponsored by the World Folklore Photography Association.  The CFPA is the only photographic association in the world who enjoys full operational relations with UNESCO.It’s goals are to explore and rescue the endangered folk cultures of world nationalities and to enhance mutual understanding to promote the world peace.Gold Terri-OmoValley_Ethiopia-30 Gold Terri-OmoValley_Ethiopia-36Gold Terri-OmoValley_Ethiopia-17

View the full photo series Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

The premiere exhibition Memories of the Mankind IX will be held in September 2015 in Shangri-la City, Yunnan Province, China. 

Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is an international competition, aiming to call upon photographers all over the world to widely and deeply record and preserve the heritage of the folk culture. HPA finds a way for photography to ally with folklore, anthropology and sociology and its photo series provide the most systemic specimens and trustworthy evidence for cultural heritage, which is far beyond artistic value.

BRONZE MEDAL WINNER PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS

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HINT OF HENNA IN NIGER : BRONZE MEDAL

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YAAKA DANCE : HONORABLE MENTION

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GARDEN CAMPSITE : HONORABLE MENTION

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TERRI GOLD OF UNITED STATES WAS AWARDED THIRD PRIZE IN THE PX3 2015 COMPETITION. 

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PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (PX3) ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF PX3 2015 COMPETITION.

Terri Gold  of United States was Awarded: Third Prize in category Portraiture for the entry entitled, ” Hint of Henna in Niger .” The jury selected PX3 2015’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries. 

ABOUT Px3:

The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.
Visit http://px3.fr

 

2014 San Francisco International Photography Exhibition

Happy  to have won a Gold Medal Award in Gallery Photographica’s 2014 San Francisco International Photography Exhibition.

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View Online gallery of Images here

http://galleryphotographica.com/shows/2014sfipe/

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Please Come By !!

Meet the artists at the opening reception
 

 August 9, 2014, 6-9 pm
  

3265 17th St, San Francisco, California

Visit the exhibition

August 10-24, 2014
Thurs-Sun, 1-6 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IPA One Shot One World

I’m thrilled to have won five Honorable Mentions in International Photography Awards’ (IPA) One Shot: One World Competition.

About the award:

International Photography Awards competitions, receive nearly 18,000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003, IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographer’s accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition.

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