1st Tornado International Salon 2020
1st Tornado International Salon 2020 welcomed professional and amateur photographers from across the Globe. The salon is organised by the photography club Photography is My Passion. The salon is approved by PSA(2020/363), and GPU (L20031), and powered by Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software. The entry for the salon was closed on 31 August 2020 followed by Jury meeting on 13 September 2020. The notification was done on 23 September 2020. EDAS will be prepared on 10 October 2020. Awards and Catalogue will be distributed on 10 November 2020. The salon is hosted by PMP Salon Club. MANASHI CHATTERJEE EFIP,EFIAP.AISF, is the acting chairman of this international salon for the overall management. The salon has 67 awards in five sections: Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Nature, Women/Child, and People. The regular awards are 5 PSA Gold, 5 PMP GOLD, 5 PMP SILVER, 5 PMP BRONZE. 5 TORNADO GOLD. 5 TORNADO SILVER, and 5 TORNADO BRONZE. Apart from the traditional awards, there are 10 MERIT MEDALS (2 Medals for each section), 10 CHAIRMAN CHOICE (2 Medals for each section). There are two exceptional awards Best overall OVERSEAS award – Chairman’s Medal and BEST INDIAN AWARD – CHAIRMANS CHOICE.
Renowned judges in the fields of photography featured the judging panel at Tornado Salon. The entry, judgement, and all other procedures of the salon have been happening online through Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software. The judges are SUBRATA BYSAK GMPSA p. EFIAPg; SUDIP ROY CHOWDHURY; NARENDU GHOSH EFIAP;EFIP FISF(FRANCE); cMoL(CANADA); PPSA(PSA); GPA PESGSPC(CYPRUS); HON PESGSPC(CYPRUS); AFIP(INDIA); HONWPG(S.A); HONFAPU(SINGAPORE); AISF(FRANCE); HONCPE(ROMANIA). HON FWPG(UAE);;HON.FTPAS (INDIA) HON.FPPS(BANGLADESH). HON FCPA(ROMANIA ARAD) ;ER-ISF-4. (Exposant Renommé ISF 4); HON F. HKNPS(HONGKONG);HONFAPG(GEORGIA).HONFUPA(AZERBAIJAN) HON F AVTNISO (INDIA).HON F FOTOLIFE CLUB (GEORGIA) GPU COUNTRY; SHARMALI DAS; and SHARMALI DAS.
- PSA GOLD AWARD IN MONOCHROME: ALEKSANDAR TOMULIC from Croatia for the image titled MAN IN BLACK
- PSA GOLD AWARD IN COLOUR: ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong for the image titled CARTHUSIAN MONASTERY 1
- PSA GOLD AWARD IN NATURE: JOSEF KASTNER from Austria for the image titled DUGON
- PSA GOLD AWARD IN PEOPLE: YUK FUNG GARIUS HUNG from Hong Kong for the image titled WELCOMING BUTTER TEA
- PSA GOLD AWARD IN WOMEN/CHILD: CHING CHING CHAN from Hong Kong for the image titled A TRIBAL WOMAN NURSING
- PMP GOLD AWARD IN MONOCHROME: YONGXIONG LING from Australia for the image titled RODEO 30 BW
- PMP GOLD AWARD IN COLOUR: JAN-THOMAS STAKE from Sweden for the image titled NINA AND FLOWER
- PMP GOLD AWARD IN NATURE: TIN SANG CHAN from Canada for the image titled EASTERN BLUE BIRDS
- PMP GOLD AWARD IN PEOPLE: ISTVAN KEREKES from Hungary for the image titled MIGRANT LIFE
- PMP GOLD AWARD IN WOMEN/CHILD: YAN WONG from China for the image titled SISTER AND BROTHER
- TORNADO GOLD AWARD IN MONOCHROME: JOSEF KASTNER from Austria for the image titled RHYTHMISCHE GYMNASTIK
- TORNADO GOLD AWARD IN COLOUR: YONGXIONG LING from Australia for the image titled SURFING 33
- TORNADO GOLD AWARD IN NATURE: CYRIL KWOK KEUNG LEUNG from Hong Kong for the image titled HEAVY STRIKE
- TORNADO GOLD AWARD IN PEOPLE: ARNALDO PAULO CHE from Hong Kong for the image titled BRICKFIELD 1
- TORNADO GOLD AWARD IN WOMEN/CHILD: KIM-PHENG SIM from Singapore for the image titled LOVELY SISTERS
Best overall OVERSEAS award – Chairman’s Medal: CHING CHING CHAN (Hong Kong)
BEST INDIAN AWARD – CHAIRMANS CHOICE: SATHYANARAYANA C.R.
OTHER AWARDS AND ACCEPTANCES: