BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS
ROB WESTRICH of THE UNITED STATES
LONDON (5 MARCH 2010) - Professional photographer Rob Westrich of The United States was presented with the 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title for two images in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photo Show attended by 35,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography.
Thousands of images were received from 68 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry ,Fratelli Alinari, Contrasto to Tate and Hamiltons in London who honored Spider Fellows with 84 coveted title awards in 28 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Westrich's "Bateluer Eagle and Golden Eagle," exceptional images entered in the nature category, received a high percentage of votes overall.
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white 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 black and white photography.