The submission process and competition for the artists began in the middle of November 2012 and concluded on December 27, 2012. The gallery received 452 entries from 120 artists, from 16 different countries from around the world, including the Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Northern Ireland, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In addition, the gallery received entries from artists from 30 different states.
Due to the high volume and the outstanding quality of the entries received this month, the gallery awarded 1st through 10th places, 10 Honorable Mention awards and then a group of Special Recognition awards. The amount of Special Recognition awards was based on the volume and the quality of photography received.
7th Place – Matthew Derezinsk – “Choices”
Here is the link.