Press release from 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER STEVE BURKETT FROM THE UNITED STATES

LOS ANGELES MAY 3, 2014 - Amateur photographer Steve Burkett of the United States was presented with the 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup First Place ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award in the category of Abstract photography at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow webcast Saturday, May 3, 2014.

The live online gala was attended by photography fans around the globe who logged on to see the climax of the industry's most important event for color photography.

7th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Contrasto, Rome; Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam; Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal; Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art, Milan; Clair Galerie, Munich; and Ingrid Deuss Gallery, Belgium who honored Color Masters with 274 coveted title awards in 18 categories.

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 7,416 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director.  “Steve's ‘Afternoon Rendezvous,’ an exceptional image entered in the Abstract category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of First Place – Outstanding Achievement.  In addition to this first place award, Steve also received an Honorable Mention in each of the categories of Abstract and Fine Art photography.”

INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS, PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP is the leading international award honoring excellence in color 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 color photography. www.photomasterscup.com