eNewsChannels: Epson International Pano AwardsNEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Epson International Pano Awards were announced this week including the winners of the 2013 panoramic photography competition. Winners include photographer Andrew Prokos who was honored by jurors with five awards for his panoramic fine art photography of New York City, Toronto, and Bryce Canyon, Utah.

“I was thrilled to have five photos make it to the final rounds and win medals, considering how intense the competition was this year,” says Prokos.

The five winning images are:
“Fourth of July Panorama, New York City” – Silver Award, Built Environment;
“Tribute in Light” – Silver Award, Built Environment;
“Panoramic Cityscape of Toronto at Dusk” – Bronze Award, Built Environment;
“Japanese Bridge, Brooklyn Botanic Garden” – Bronze Award, Nature;
“Bryce Canyon Morning” – Bronze Award, Nature.

This year’s competition saw 4,068 entries from 843 photographers in 57 countries. “The quality of the entries sets a higher benchmark each year, with 2013 providing compelling panoramic images from extremely talented photographers,” says Craig Heckenberg, Business Unit Manager at Epson Australia.

The judging panel this year included some of the world’s top panoramic photographers and industry professionals, including members of the major panoramic photography trade organizations, the IAPP and IVRPA.

About Andrew Prokos:

Andrew Prokos is an architectural, panoramic, and fine art photographer based in New York City. His photographs have been published in leading publications such as ArchDaily, Casa Vogue, Communication Arts, DesignBoom, Design Folio, Dezeen, Digital Photographer, and Metropolis Magazine and have been exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York and in numerous corporate art collections across the USA. In addition to the five medals won at this year’s Epson Awards, Andrew was a second place winner at the 2013 International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) for his series “Niemeyer’s Brasilia.”

He also won Honorable Mention at the 2013 Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3) for his series “The Last Utopian,” and won Honorable Mention at the 2013 London International Creative Competition for his series “Gehry’s Children.” To see more of Andrew’s work please visit Andrew Prokos Fine Art Photography: .

About the Awards:

The Fourth Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the art of panoramic photography. It showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography. Each year it invites professional and amateur photographers from around the world to compete.
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