BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER NIGEL BULLERS FROM CANADA
LOS ANGELES October 24th, 2014 - Amateur photographer Nigel Bullers of Vancouver, Canada was presented with the 9th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Photojournalism at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, October 18, 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 black and white photography.
The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from The Royal Photographic Society, FoMu Fotomuseum, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Torch Gallery, Stockholm City Museum to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows with 298 coveted title awards and 957 nominees in 14 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,508 entries from 73 countries that we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Nigel's Photograph ‘Fireboat’, an exceptional image entered in the Photojournalism category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of Honorable Mention.”
Nigel had eight photographs nominated in four categories for this year’s Spider Awards, including; Architecture, Fine Art, Still Life, and Photojournalism. This is Nigel’s first Spider Award, and the second year running that he has had nominated works.