LOS ANGELES November 2020 - Professional photographer Paul A Wright from United Kingdom was presented with the 15th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title in the Professional category of Still Life at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow streamed Sunday, November 1, 2020.

The live online gala was attended by industry leaders and the photography community from around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the world's premier event for black and white photography. 15th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Musee de l'Elysee, Lausanne; Sotheby's, London; Travel/Discovery Channel, New York; Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland; Portuguese Center of Photography, Porto; Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels; The Guardian, London; Contrasto Galleria, Milan; ADK Creative One Inc., Tokyo; Hiroshima MOCA, Japan; MACBA, Barcelona; and Pereira O'Dell in New York who honored Spider Fellows with 610 coveted title awards and 919 nominees in 32 categories.

"Simply Stunning." Justine Gruser, Specialist at Sotheby's commented. Bernardino Castro, Director at Portuguese Center of Photography (CPF), Porto said "The amazing quality of the images in the competition made it very difficult to select the winners. I would like to reinforce the relevance and impact of Black & White Spider Awards as a mobilizing agent in promoting the production and dissemination of excellent photography at an international level." Christopher Doyle, Creative Director at Travel Channel/Discovery, New York added, "Always look forward to the way in which these photographers see the world in a unique and curious way."

"It's an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 6,378 entries from 69 countries we received this year" said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Paul A Wright's "Fireworks Display" an exceptional image entered in the Professional Still Life category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of Nominee." 

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. www.thespiderawards.com

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LOS ANGELES 14th March 2020 - Professional photographer Paul A Wright of U.K. was presented with the 13th Annual International Color Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Professional Aerial at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed live Saturday, March 14, 2020.

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 6,093 worldwide entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Paul A Wright's "Alien Landscape", an exceptional image entered in the Professional Aerial category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the winners title of Honorable Mention."

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