Ceylonica Photo Awards 2021 Sri Lanka
Serendib Society of Photographers, a photography club in Sri Lanka, organises Ceylonica Photo Awards 2021, for exhibiting and recognising the best contemporary photographs from the lens of global photography enthusiasts. This international salon of Serendib Society of Photographers (SSP 2021 – 001) is recognised by the Photography Society of America (PSA 2021 – 1044), Global Photographic Union (GPU L210010), and International Photography Exchange (IPE 2021 – 002). Pixel Clash, a Photography Salon Software, hosts and manages this salon digitally.
Ceylonica Photo Awards 2021 deals with four sections which are Monochrome, Colour, Travel, and Nature. The submission of entries for all the section closes on 27 January 2021 followed by the judging on 8 February 2021. Notification over web and email is done officially on 3 March 2021. Catalogues and awards will be sent to the recipients from 5 May 2021.
PIDC and PIDM sections of Ceylonica Photo Awards 2021 feature common jury members who are Barbara Jenkin GMPSA/G, SPSA, Ovi D. Pop EFIAP/B, EPSA, and Panduka De Silva. The jury panels of ND and PTD sections are featured by Ana Joveva QPSA, Eleftheria Konsolaki GPU CR-2, GPU Aphrodite, and Asela Karunaratna. All the correspondence and enquires are made to the Salon Chairman Pandula Bandara MPSA2, GPU CR-5, GPU VIP-5, GPU ZEUS, AFIAP, ARPS, MIUP, BP.ICS,GM.ICS, GWP.ICS, ICS/SAFIIRI, HON.MICS, MSWAN, c ** MoL, EFIP GOLD, RISF-10, AISF, D.ISF, EH-ISF.
Along with the Best Author Trophy, there are 137 awards in this salon. The aesthetically enriched Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals of SSP are engraved with the unique logo of Serendib Society of Photographers. In order to add artistic value to their prizes, SSP has made their honourable mention ribbons handcrafted with lightweight wood. This is the first endeavour in Sri Lanka in order to bring a sustainable appreciation of photographic arts works.
Result of Ceylonica Photo Awards 2021
Ceylonica Photo Award 2021 receive spectacular works of photography from all around the globe. The acceptance list features the photographs from the authors of several countries like Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Indonesia, Italy, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Vietnam, and Wales.
The Best Author Trophy is won by HIRANTHI DE SILVA from Sri Lanka.
Open Monochrome (PIDM)
MIHAI ROMEO BOGDAN from Romania is awarded PSA GOLD for the image ASIMERA BK. MANFRED KARNER from Austria receives GPU GOLD for the image REVUE GIRLS. SA KIM TRAN from USA receives IPE GOLD for the image DENDELION SEEDS UNDER THE WIND. SOHEL PARVEZ HAQUE from Bangladesh receives SSP GOLD for the image FIGURE STUDY 3.
Open Colour (PIDC)
IONUT JARCA from Romania receives PSA GOLD for the image BLACK SWAN. DOMINIQUE JOLY from France receives GPU GOLD for the image LES LAVANDES. CHING CHING CHAN from Hong Kong receives IPE GOLD for the image STRUGGLE FOR OWN SPACE. DIRK PESCHEN from Germany receives SSP GOLD for the image DIAMONDS ON HER SKIN.
ASHOK KUMAR.T from India receives PSA GOLD for the image WASP BUILDING NEST. HIRANTHI DE SILVA from Sri Lanka receives GPU GOLD for the image GREAT WHITE EGRET. TRACEY LUND from England receives IPE GOLD for the image UNDERWATER GANNETS. AL-QAZWINI BAHAADEEN Kuwait receives SSP GOLD for the image LIONESS CATCH ZEBRA D LOW.
Photo Travel (PTD)
RASHID USMANOV from Russian Federation receives PSA GOLD for the image EVENING PROMENADE. AJIT HUILGOL from India receives GPU GOLD for the image SHIP AMID MOUNTAINS AND ICEBERRGS. GILAD HAREL from Israel receives for the image IPE GOLD RELIGION. MINH NGUYEN from USA receives SSP GOLD for the image HORSESHOE BEND.