Selected Images from the Chromatic Awards Winners’ Gallery

We juried Chromatic’s Color Photography Awards this year. These were our favourite images from the winner’s gallery.

Chromatic Awards has announced the winners and finalists of their 1st Annual Color Photography Contest. This year, the judges reviewed more than 3,000 submissions  from 75 countries.

Cesar Dezfuli (Spain) won Chromatic Photographer of the Year 2017 with a portrait of a Amadou Sumaila from Mali, minutes after being rescued on the Mediterranean Sea, 20 nautical miles off the Libyan coast by a rescue vessel provided by the NGO Jugend Rettet. The rubber boat in which he travelled carried 118 people on board, who were transferred by the Italian Coast Guard to Lampedusa (Italy).

Witold Ziomek (Poland) won Chromatic Discovery of the Year 2017 with his image of huge waterfall in Iceland.

Winners were selected by an expert panel of judges that included: Giangiacomo Cirla, Aline Smithson, Andrea Costantini, Heidi Romano, Joshua Ogden, Kim Aram, Maela Ohana, Luca Attilio Caizzi, Stuart Bewsey, Samuele Pellecchia, Nate Dunwell, Vineet Vohra, Rohit Vohra, Diana Topan and Colin Czerwinski.

Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Their mission is to promote a unique approach at photography and help photographers gain popularity and recognition in the international art scene.

Visit Chromatic Award's official website here.
Left: Witold Ziomek: Waterfall – Chromatic Discovery of the Year 2017 | Right: Cesar Dezfuli: Passenger – Chromatic Photographer of the Year 2017
Wen Hang Lin: Silence in Synesthesia – 1st Place in Abstract, Professional
Yan Zhang: Patagonia Autumn Night – 1st Place in Landscapes, Professional
Jaime Travezan: Love – 1st Place in Nudes, Professional
Hakim Boulouiz: Choral – 1st Place in Street, Professional
Alessandro Gallo: Lines – 1st Place in Architecture, Amateur
Robin Yong: Flowers of Ethiopia – 1st Place in Culture, Amateur
Mary Dimitropoulou: Basket Case – 1st Place in People, Amateur
Jonathan Elcock: Glimpse – 1st Place in Wildlife and Animals, Amateur