Andrew Tucker Photography | Travel | Funny Ostrich Couple
Taken 10-Apr-11
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Keywords:Abu Dhabi, Black & White Awards, Black & White Spider Awards, Ostrich, Wildlife Photo, Wildlife Photography
Photo Info

Dimensions3460 x 2488
Original file size3 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken10-Apr-11 12:29
Date modified22-Feb-13 22:10
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length51 mm
Max lens aperturef/5
Exposure1/500 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 160
Metering modeSpot
Funny Ostrich Couple

Funny Ostrich Couple

A wonderful moment while exploring the area outside of Abu Dhabi. ....and got 2nd Prize in the worldwide photography competition - Black & White Spider Awards!


LONDON 22ND OCT - Amateur photographer Andrew Tucker of the UK was presented with the 8th Annual Black and White Spider Awards - 2nd Place in the category of Wildlife at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, October 19, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 75 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography.

The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from the Tate in London, Heffel Fine Art, FoMu Fotomuseum, FTM Advisory, Camera Work, Art Stage Singapore, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Galerie Baudoin Lebon in Paris, to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honoured Spider Fellows with 246 coveted title awards and 938 nominees in 14 categories.

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 9,456 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Andrew's "Funny Ostrich Couple," an exceptional image entered in the Wildlife category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of 2nd Place - Merit of Excellence in Wildlife."

BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honouring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honours the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.

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