2x Honorable Mention in the Category Advertising / Fashion

About The Award

One of the world’s leading showcases for contemporary photographic talent, the International Photography Award’s.

The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, amateur, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.

The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.

IPA’s outstanding international jury comprised of gallerists, photo editors, art collectors, curators, social media influencers, and other photography luminaries will evaluate entries based on originality, technical excellence and artistic merit.

Press Release

HONOARABLE MENTION / 2012 / Advertising / Fashion
"On New Wings"


HONOARABLE MENTION / 2012 / Advertising / Fashion
"Dangerous Altitude"


IPA Jury:
ADRIAN APPEL - KATAPOLT; ALEX NG - PUBLISHER, PHOTONEWS.HK; AMANDA RENSHAW - PUBLISHER. EDITOR. AUTHOR.; AMY SALZMAN - SENIOR ART PRODUCER SAATCHI & SAATCHI NY; ANA MARIE ALFELOR-DE JESUS -PROFESSOR; ANNA DEVÍS AND DANIEL RUEDA; ANNETTE FAUSBOLL - UGLY DUCKLING PROJECTS (SINGAPORE); AUDREY LANDRETH - PHOTO PRODUCER, APPLE; BABSIE M. MORABE - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR -- FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS; BENOIT LAGARDE - CO-FOUNDER, PRINCIPAL, SPLASHLIGHT STUDIO; BILLY MURRAY - PRODUCER & MEDIA STRATEGIST; BOB AHERN - DIRECTOR OF ARCHIVE PHOTOGRAPHY, GETTY IMAGES; BRYAN YEDINAK -MODERNBOOK GALLERY; CARA OWSLEY - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, CINCINNATI ENQUIRER; CAROLINE METCALFE - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY; CATHERINE EDELMAN - CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY; CHARLIE HOLTZ - RAY BROWN; CHARLOTTE MORGAN - AGENT, MORGAN LOCKYER; CHRIS PETERS - SENIOR ART PRODUCER, COLLE MCVOY; CHRISTINA FORCE -FOUNDER, CHAIRPERSON, NZ AGENTS & PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION; CLAUDIA HINTERSEER - PHOTOGRAPHY FACILITATOR; COLLIER BROWN - PHOTOGRAPHY CRITIC, HARVARD UNIVERSITY; CYNTHIA HELD - OWNER, HELD & ASSOCIATES; DAMIEN POULAIN - FOUNDER OODEE BOOKS; DAN RUBIN - PHOTOGRAPHER / DESIGNER; DANIELLE A. SCRUGGS - GLOBAL PICTURE DESK EDITOR, GETTY IMAGES; DARIA BONERA - FOUNDER DB AGENCY; DAVID CLARKE - FORMER HEAD OF PHOTOGRAPHY, TATE; DAWN WHITMORE - PHOTO EDITOR, EXHIBITION PLANNER; DONALD R. WINSLOW - PHOTOJOURNALISM EDITOR, PROFESSOR, AUTHOR; ED HAN - DIRECTOR/BRAND CONSULTANT, ED HAN CONSULTING; ELIZABETH POJE - OWNER, ELIZABETH POJE + ASSOCIATES; EMANUELE CUCUZZA - FOUNDER, IMAGE IN PROGRESS; ENRICO DUNGCA; ERIC DAVID - VISUAL ARTS; FRANK MARESCA - RICCO MARESCA GALLERY; FRANK MEO - FOUNDER, THEPHOTOCLOSER.COM; GORDON UNDY - POINT LIGHT GALLERY; GUO JING - CURATOR; GUY VENABLES - FOUNDER / GUY>ENABLES CREATIVE / PHOTOGRAPHERS / DIRECTORS CONSULTANT; HIROSHI OSAKA - NIKON PHOTO CONTEST; I-CHAN PARK - PUBLISHER, PHOTO DOT; IRINA CHMYREVA, PHD. - ART DIRECTOR, PHOTOVISA; JAMASON CHEN - CURATOR, EDUCATOR; JAN COREY HELFORD - OWNER, COREY HELFORD GALLERY; JEAN LOH - CURATOR; JIANG RONG - CRITIC, INDEPENDENT CURATOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER; JOEL GRIMES - PHOTOGRAPHER / EDUCATOR; JOHN KENNEY - FOUNDER, JK AND ARTIST MANAGEMENT AGENCY; JUAN CURTO - CAMARA OSCURA GALERIA DE ARTE; KATHLEEN CLARK - PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR, ARTIST; KELLI GRANT - PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR - YAHOO NEWS; KEN GEIGER - FREELANCE; KENNETH ZANE - SR. FREELANCE ART/PHOTO PRODUCER; KEVIN O’CONNOR - FOUNDING PARTNER AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, KALECTIV; KIRAN KOSHY - DIRECTOR, SLASH DYNAMIC LA; KIRK MCKOY - PHOTO EDITOR, LOS ANGELES TIMES; LISA KUNST - SENIOR PRODUCER, LEO BURNETT; LOUISA J. CURTIS - CREATIVE CONSULTANT, FOUNDER -- CHATTERBOX ENTERPRISES; LUCY BELL - LUCY BELL FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY; MARLA HAMBURG KENNEDY - HAMBURG KENNEDY PHOTOGRAPHS; MELISSA RYAN - THE NATURE CONSERVANCY MAGAZINE; MICHAEL ITKOFF - CO-FOUNDER DAYLIGHT BOOKS; MICHAEL PRITCHARD - DIRECTOR, THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY; MIRIAM LEUCHTER - PHOTOGRAPHY CONSULTANT & EDITOR; MISS ROSEN - JOURNALIST & PUBLICIST; NA RISONG - ART DIRECTOR, CURATOR; NAN OSHIN - CREATIVE DIRECTOR; PARIS CHONG - GALLERY MANAGER, LEICA GALLERY LA; PATRICIA LANZA - ART CONSULTANT & CURATOR; PEI KETRON - PHOTOGRAPHER / EDUCATOR; ROBERT BERMAN - FOUNDER/OWNER, ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY; ROHIT VOHRA - CO-FOUNDER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF APF MAGAZINE; RON CEBALLOS - SENIOR ARTIST AGENT | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, NO-NAME MANAGEMENT; ROY L. FLUKINGER - INDEPENDENT CURATOR EMERITUS; RUSSELL JOSLIN - FOUNDER, SKELETON KEY PRESS; RYAN LIBRE -FOUNDER, DOCUMENTARY ARTS ASIA; SAYAKA IKEMOTO - SAYAKA IKEMOTO PHOTOGRAPHY; SCOTT THODE - SENIOR RESEARCH CURATOR, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN; SHANA NYS DAMBROT - CRITIC / CURATOR / AUTHOR; SHOUN A. HILL - PHOTO EDITOR, ASSOCIATED PRESS; SOFIA LAHTI - CURATOR, THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY; STEPHEN B. FRELIGH - PUBLISHER, EDITOR- IN- CHIEF, NATURE'S BEST PHOTOGRAPHY; STEPHEN PERLOFF - FOUNDER, EDITOR, THE PHOTO REVIEW; SUSAN BARAZ -IPA HEAD OF JUDGES; SUSAN SPIRITUS - SUSAN SPIRITUS GALLERY; SUSAN WHITE - PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR, WEWORK; TANG JIONGMING - PROFESSOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, SHANGHAI VISUAL ARTS INSTITUTE; TARA PIXLEY - PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM & MEDIA STUDIES, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY; TIFFANY SPRAGUE - DIRECTOR OF PUBLICATIONS AND EDITORIAL SERVICES, YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY; TIM PATON - GLOBAL HEAD OF COMMERCIAL ASSIGNMENTS, MAGNUM PHOTOS; VANESSA HALLETT - PHILLIPS--DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, AMERICAS AND WORLDWIDE HEAD OF PHOTOGRAPHS; VLADIMIR NESKOROMNY - EDITOR-IN-CHIEF SONY ALPHA PROFESSIONAL PROJECT; WANG BAOGUO - DEPUTY EDITOR, CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHERS MAGAZINE; WANG WENLAN - SENIOR ADVISOR, CHINA PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION; WILLIAM SNYDER - PROGRAM CHAIR, PHOTOJOURNALISM, ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; XUXIN ZHAO - PRESIDENT,GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY ASSOCIATION; ZHAI HONGGANG - DIRECTOR, SINA IMAGES

The Concept

Editorial for Basic Magazine featuring couture fashions and real feathers artfully applied to the model’s eyes.

Photographer: 2b+photo
Production, Concept and Art Direction: 2b+photo
Stylist: Carla Vanderhorst
Couture Designer: Georges Chakra, La Metamorphose
Jewelry: Keren Wolf Jewelry and Monica Vinader Jewelry
Model Agency: The Face Paris


The Concept

Taking to skies in a cargo airplane, three femme fatales make a fashion delivery with their favourite fashion designer in high style.

Photographer: 2b+photo
Production, Concept and Art Direction: 2b+photo
Stylist: Carla Vanderhorst
Couture Designer: Fouad Sarkis
Jewelry: Sara Weinstock
Model Agency: The Industry Model Management LA