Massimiliano Balo' ITALY
Massimiliano Balò was born in Sicily. He is a surrealist, Impressionist , Minimalist and Visionary artist. Through photography He make visible his poetic and metaphysical visionary. His works are mostly abstract featured by deformed characters or shadows which give you a feeling to live in a dream like world. He uses his personal technique shooting with a digital camera on a faster manual zooming with slow shutter speed to create a surreal effect to finish the work processing it with his fingers in a touching Pad scream. His works are mostly black and white but he also loves colours.
-Finalist "Head On Photo Festival" 2018 Australia
-2nd Place Fine Art Photography Awards 2018
-3 Honorable Mentios Tokyo International Photo Awards 2018
-1st Place International Color Awards Fine Art 2018
-2nd Place International Photographer of theYear 2017 Category Fine Art Abstract
-5 Honorable Mentions Monochrome International photography Awards 2018
-Finalist Winner at "The Independent Photographer" Category Black & White 2018
-Honorable Mention Siena International Photo Awards 2017 "Open Monochrome" -Shortlist Royal Photography Society UK 2017
-Shortlist Finalist Sony World Photohraphy Awards "Still Life" 2017
-2nd Place at Monochrome Awards, Category Fine Art 2017
-Finalist Winner at "The Independent Photographer" Category Open Theme 2017
-1st Place Gold at Tokyo International Awards -Fine Art Category Abstract
-3rd Place IPOTY Category Abstract 2016
-Honorable Mention 9th International Color Award Category Abstract
-3rd Place Monochrome Photography Awards Category Abstract
-Honorable Mentions Monochrome Photography Award Category Fine Art and Abstract
-Honorable Mentions ND Awards Category Abstract Fine Art
-Honorable Mention ND Awards Special:Photojournalism/Story
-3rd Place -HONOR OF DISTINCTION Amateur Abstract at 10th Black & White Spider Awards 2015
-Honorable Mention and Nominee at 10th Black & White Spider Awards Category People and Abstract 2015
-5 Honorable Mentions MIFA Moscow Photo Award Abstract 2015
-Honorable Mention IPA Category Editorial: Photo Essay/Feature Story 2015 -Honorable Mention IPA Category Fine Art: Abstract 2015
-Honorable Mention PX3 "Prix De la Photographie Paris" 2015
-FAPA Honorable Mention Category Abstract 2015
-Nominee at 8th Annual International Color Awards Category People 2015
-Honorable Mention 4th Annual Mobile Photography Awards Category Photo Journalism 2015
-5 Nominations at 9th Black&White Spider Photography Awards 2014.
-Honorable Mention at IPA "International Photography Awards" Category Abstract 2014.
-Silver at PX3 "Prix de la Photographie Paris" Categories Nature/Environmental 2014.
-Honorable Mention 3rd Annual Mobile Photography Awards Category Travel by Trover 2013.
-UNSW Head On Photo Festival Sydney 2018
-"The Shadow Aspect" Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center -Minneapolis USA 2018
-"Beyond The Lens" Open Monochrome -Siena Italy 2017
-Galerie Eigenheim "The Independent Photographer" -Berlin 2017
-Digital Exhibition at the Sommerset House as a Shortlisted of the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr- London 2017
-TIFA Gallery Cultural Center Owada Tokyo 2017
-Shadow Stories Vol. 2 Sixteen Mile Arts Ontario Canada 2016
-Finalist at "London Life Photography Competition Exhibition "
L A Noble Gallery London 2014.
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