LONDON (1st July 2012) – Professional photographer Ruben Buhagiar of Malta was presented with the 7th Annual Black and White Spider Awards in the category of People at a prestigious Nominations & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, 9th June, 2012 was attended by photography fans in 72 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.
The awards international jury included captains of the industry from National Geographic, Fratelli Alinari, Heffel Fine Art to the Tate in London who honoured Spider Fellows with 180 coveted title awards and 875 nominees in 14 categories.
“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,223 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Ruben Buhagiar’s Viena Calling, an exceptional image entered in the People Professional category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.”
You can view the 7th Annual Winners Gallery at www.thespiderawards.com/gallery/7th BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honouring 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.
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