Saturday, February 16th, 2013



LOS ANGELES (19th Feb 2013 ) – Professional photographer, Michelle Chaplow of Spain was presented with the 6th Annual Photography Masters Cup Merit of Excellence in the category of Professional Architecture, at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow and a second honorable mention in the professional Nude category The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, February 16, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 86 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography.

The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from Phillips de Pury & Company in New York; Kunst Licht Gallery, Shanghai; XPO Gallery, Paris; Tasveer Galleries, India; BFN, Netherlands; to BBH in London who honored Color Masters with 239 coveted title awards in 18 categories.

“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,521 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Michelle Chaplow’s “Bathtub at dawn,” an exceptional image entered in the Professional Architecture category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present her with the title of Merit of Excellence.”

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.

6th Photography Masters cup – International colour awards

Bath tub at Dawn merit of excellence – Professional Architectural Photography

Merit of Excellence award for “Bathtub at Dawn” in the Professional Architecture section.

Shot on location at the Dolder Grand hotel
A five star hotel in Zurich, designed by Forster+Partners.

Honorable mention for Hannah in the Professional nude photography section

and the Honorable Mention for “Hannah” in the Professional nude category.