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THE POWER OF LIGHT AND COLOUR
grand prize, dana distortion yavin
professional | performances
PROFESSIONAL
PERFORMANCES
GRAND PRIZE
GRAND PRIZE :
DANA DISTORTION YAVIN
( of )   
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
the power of light and colour
"One of the biggest thrills of music photography is the unexpected combination of stage lights and colors," Yavin says. "Sometimes we can manipulate it with camera techniques, but we always have to work with what we get, and [its unexpectedness] is the most exciting part."
TWENTY ONE PILOTS
first winner, katja ogrin
professional | performances
PROFESSIONAL
PERFORMANCES
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
KATJA OGRIN
( of )   
twenty one pilots
An image taken during a Twenty One Pilots gig in Birmingham, UK.
PEMBERTON 2016
first winner, hunter holder
professional | performances
PROFESSIONAL
PERFORMANCES
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
HUNTER HOLDER
( of )   
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
pemberton 2016
From a recap of the 2016 edition of the now-cancelled Pemberton Music Festival in British Colombia.
UNTITLED
first place, guerin blask
professional | artist portraits
PROFESSIONAL
ARTIST PORTRAITS
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE :
GUERIN BLASK
( of )   
untitled
Artist Leon Bridges relaxing in the studio.
RETRO VIBES
first winner, dana distortion yavin
professional | artist portraits
PROFESSIONAL
ARTIST PORTRAITS
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
DANA DISTORTION YAVIN
( of )   
retro vibes
Dan Auerbach, guitarist and vocalist of The Black Keys, at the legendary Electric Lady Studios in New York City.
VINCE STAPLES FOR PITCHFORK MAGAZINE
first winner, driely s.
professional | artist portraits
PROFESSIONAL
ARTIST PORTRAITS
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
DRIELY S.
( of )   
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
vince staples for pitchfork magazine
Rapper Vince Staples photographed for Pitchfork to promote his album Big Fish Theory.
RELEASE THE CROWD
first place, nic bezzina
professional | crowd
PROFESSIONAL
CROWD
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE :
NIC BEZZINA
( of )   
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
release the crowd
"Release the Crowd" reveals "the intensity that comes with letting go, as well as the close communities inside which fans can truly be themselves," Bezzina says.
99 NIGHTS
first winner, alessandro d'angelo
professional | crowd
PROFESSIONAL
CROWD
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
ALESSANDRO D'ANGELO
( of )   
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
99 nights
Of his nightlife series "99 Nights," DAngelo quotes William Faulkner: "The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life."
UNTITLED
first winner, tom lund
professional | crowd
PROFESSIONAL
CROWD
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
TOM LUND
( of )   
untitled
From a series of crowd shots from Norwegian rock festivals.
untitled
From a series of crowd shots from Norwegian rock festivals.
untitled
From a series of crowd shots from Norwegian rock festivals.
UNTITLED
grand prize, douglass dresher
amateur | crowd
AMATEUR
CROWD
GRAND PRIZE
GRAND PRIZE :
DOUGLASS DRESHER
( of )   
untitled
A sea of bodies in a mosh pit forming a dynamic composition.
THE PIT
first winner, chelsea pineda
amateur | crowd
AMATEUR
CROWD
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
CHELSEA PINEDA
( of )   
the pit
The moment after frontman Andrew Fisher of hardcore band Basement called for the crowd to open up the pit.
UNTITLED
first winner, scott witt
amateur | crowd
AMATEUR
CROWD
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
SCOTT WITT
( of )   
untitled
From a black-and-white series of Lollapalooza 2017 attendees.
untitled
From a black-and-white series of Lollapalooza 2017 attendees.
untitled
From a black-and-white series of Lollapalooza 2017 attendees.
ON REPEAT
first place, rick perez
amateur | artist portraits
AMATEUR
ARTIST PORTRAITS
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE :
RICK PEREZ
( of )   
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
on repeat
"On Repeat" is a series of images of New York City musicians backstage, on the road and in the studio.
INSTANT STAR
first winner, sebastien cuvelier
amateur | artist portraits
AMATEUR
ARTIST PORTRAITS
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
SEBASTIEN CUVELIER
( of )   
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
instant star
"Instant Star" is a collection of spontaneous one-off Polaroid portraits, each customized by the featured musician.
MEXICAN POP-ROCK BAND CAMILA IN SHIBUYA, JAPAN
first winner, cesar calderon
amateur | artist portraits
AMATEUR
ARTIST PORTRAITS
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
CESAR CALDERON
( of )   
mexican pop-rock band camila in shibuya, japan
Mexican singer-songwriter Mario Domm and guitarist Pablo Hurtado of pop-rock band Camila, taken in Tokyo's Shibuya district during the band's tour.
SEAN DON
first place, brandon jernigan
amateur | performances
AMATEUR
PERFORMANCES
FIRST PLACE
FIRST PLACE :
BRANDON JERNIGAN
( of )   
sean don
Rapper Big Sean performing live at Bumbershoot 2017 in Seattle, Washington, shot for thebeautifulsounds.com.
GHOST OF YOU: SLOW EXPOSURE
first winner, mike cicchetti
amateur | performances
AMATEUR
PERFORMANCES
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
MIKE CICCHETTI
( of )   
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
ghost of you: slow exposure
"Ghost of You" is a series of artist performances taken with slow shutter speeds.
GLAM SKANKS AT THE BOWERY ELECTRIC - NYC
first winner, mark ashe
amateur | performances
AMATEUR
PERFORMANCES
WINNER
FIRST WINNER :
MARK ASHE
( of )   
glam skanks at the bowery electric - nyc
From Los Angeles rock band Glam Skanks' impromptu small club show, which they held while touring with Adam Ant in 2017.
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