LONDON July 2010 – Amateur photographer Francis Minien of USA was presented with the 4th Annual Photography Masters Cup Honorable Mention in the category of Abstract at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photo Show attended by over 40,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography.
The awards international Jury included captains of the industry ranging from Christie’s in New York, National Geographic Channel, Fox Broadcasting Company, Amsterdam Worldwide, Kodak USA to Esquire in London who honored Color Masters with 235 coveted title awards in 31 categories. The judges reviewed thousands of images submitted from every corner of the globe online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Francis Minien’s Bags , an exceptional image entered in the Abstract category, received a high percentage of votes overall.
“The Masters Cup celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Francis Minien’s work represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the Honorable Mention.”
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INTERNATIONALCOLORAWARDSPHOTOGRAPHYMASTERSCUP is the leading international award honoring excellence in color 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 color photography.