ND Awards 2017 Winners Announced

27 November 2017


ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) has announced the winners of their international photography contest. The judges reviewed 6849 entries submitted from 89 countries.

Francesco Pistilli (Italy) has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: ND Photographer Of The Year 2017 and $2000 prize money. In Non-Professional category Eriko Kaniwa (Japan) won the title ND Discovery Of The Year 2017 and $1000 in cash.

Additionally, 6 cash prizes ($500 each) went to Professional category winners: Friederike Brandenburg (Germany) in Architecture, Francesco Pistilli (Italy) in Editorial, Javiera Estrada (United States) in Fine Art, Yi Sun (United Kingdom) in Nature, Boy Surminski (Netherlands) in People and Cristina Vatielli (Italy) in Special category. Also, 5 Non-Professional category winners receive their cash prizes ($300 each): Alexander Schönberg (Germany) in Architecture, Eriko Kaniwa (Japan) in Fine Art, Davide Cassinari (France) in Nature, Tasos Anestis (France) in People and Emanuele Vitale (Italy) in Special category.

ND Awards aim to promote photography and photographers. Their idea is to create new opportunities to present most valuable work to the audience all over the world. To build a place where photographers can show diverse points of view and thrive through competition.

ND Awards official website: ndawards.net

Eriko Kaniwa: Meotoiwa – Wedded Rocks – ND Discovery of the Year 2017

Eriko Kaniwa: Meotoiwa – Wedded Rocks – ND Discovery of the Year 2017

Eriko Kaniwa: Meotoiwa – Wedded Rocks – ND Discovery of the Year 2017

Francesco Pistilli: Lives in Limbo – ND Photographer of the Year 2017

Francesco Pistilli: Lives in Limbo – ND Photographer of the Year 2017

Francesco Pistilli: Lives in Limbo – ND Photographer of the Year 2017

Francesco Pistilli: Lives in Limbo – ND Photographer of the Year 2017

Francesco Pistilli: Lives in Limbo – ND Photographer of the Year 2017

Friederike Brandenburg: The Hunter´s Home – ND Architectural Photographer of the Year 2017

Javiera Estrada: SALT + SEA – ND Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2017

Yi Sun: Bleeding Tears – ND Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

Boy Surminski: Portrait of Shelley – ND People Photographer of the Year 2017

Cristina Vatielli: Le Donne di Picasso – ND Special Photographer of the Year 2017

Alexander Schönberg: Urban Melancholy – ND Architectural Discovery of the Year 2017

Emanuele Vitale: Ascetic – ND Special Discovery of the Year 2017

Tasos Anestis: Girl – ND People Discovery of the Year 2017

Davide Cassinari: Impermanenza – ND Nature Discovery of the Year 2017

ND Awards official website: ndawards.net