The Siena Inventive Photograph Awards is a bit of completely different out of your common photograph contest. Celebrating all types of post-production methods and digital manipulations, this contest goals to redefine the artwork of images and this 12 months’s winners are defiantly bizarre.
The Inventive Photograph Awards is a smaller images contest run underneath the umbrella of the Siena Worldwide Photograph Awards. In contrast to different images contests that always search to restrict Photoshop tinkering, the Inventive Photograph Awards invite a form of maximalist sensibility setting no rule on how a lot post-production work will be executed to a picture.
“What issues is your distinctive imaginative and prescient and your abilities in translating that imaginative and prescient into distinctive and unique work,” the competition explains on its web site. “Present us the way you’re pushing the photographic medium, experimenting with completely different methods or artistic approaches to carry your concepts to life.”
Spanning an enormous 17 classes, the competition covers every thing from the standard (Animals, Landscapes, Structure) to the weird (Nonetheless Life, Vogue, Weddings, Meals).
This years total Photograph of the 12 months Prize went to Andre Boto, a contract photographer from Portugal. His successful entry, titled The False Phantasm, depicts the methods big companies divert consideration away from the air pollution attributable to large-scale manufacturing.
Different highlights embody a surreal time-lapse shot of skiers sliding down a mountain in Iceland at evening, a wine bottle opener changed into a ballerina and, after all, a shot of an ostrich on curler skates outrunning a pack of canines.
Have a look by our gallery at extra hand-picked highlights from this 12 months’s spectacular pictures.
Supply: Siena Awards