Foothill College Photography Instructor Kate Jordahl was recently named a nominee in the 8th Annual Black & White Spider Awards in the category of fine arts at the organization's prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The online ceremony webcast was attended by photography fans in 75 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography.
The international awards jury included captains of the industry from the Tate in London, Heffel Fine Art, FoMu Fotomuseum, FTM Advisory, Camera Work, Art Stage Singapore, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Galerie Baudoin Lebon in Paris, to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows with 246 coveted title awards and 938 nominees in 14 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 9,456 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards' creative director. "Kate Jordahl's Corridor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia, an exceptional image entered in the fine arts category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present her with the title of nominee."
The Black & White Spider Awards is the leading international award honoring 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. Learn more.