Mysterious, magical, intense, timeless, sometimes nostalgic... mastering the shadows in photography is an art in itself. It is a story in its own right, a unique form of expression.
For this 30th edition of AAP Magazine, we were looking for the poetry as well as the power of shadows and the twenty-five winning photographers did just that!
The winning portfolios are diverse and imaginative in their approach to the theme. Each image has a story to tell and reflects a unique form of expression.
This issue features the following artists:
First place winner: Anna Biret (France/Poland),
Second place winner: Gianluca Mortarottin (Italy/United Kingdom),
Third place winner: Souhayl A (Morocco)
Merit Awards: Leonor Benito de la lastra (Spain),
Christina Carson (United States),
Jonathan Banks (United Kingdom),
Sonia Melnikova-Raich (United States),
Omar Ghrayeb (United States),
Luca Bernardini (Italy),
Nicola Fioravanti (Italy/France),
Randall Romano (Canada),
Vincenzo Barone (Italy),
Ryan Bakerink (United States),
Joydeep Deb (India),
Wendy Symons (Netherlands),
Stig Marlon Weston (Canada),
Hsuan Chung (USA),
George Mayer (Russia),
Holger Goehler (Germany),
Miguel Ángel Cruz Sanchez (Spain),
Patricia Beary (United States),
Mario Baptista (Brazil),
Joanne Rojcewicz (United States) and
Frankie Perez (Canada).
Here's a Peek of What's Inside AAP Magazine #30: Shadows