uwphotographers: UWP: GIORDANO CIPRIANI

Thursday, July 19, 2012

UWP: GIORDANO CIPRIANI





























Giordano Cipriani
Born in Rome, Giordano started  following in the footsteps of his father, a professional underwater photographer and Champion of the World of Underwater Photography. After becoming respected in his own right as an underwater photographer, Giordano moved on to the land and began working as a travel and reportage photographer. Giordano continues to work within different photographic contexts, from travel and reportage in some of the worlds furthest corners to fashion and fine art and continuing to experiment and make underwater personal work. Thanks to his skill in photography has won many national and international awards and has exhibited around the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo and was expose at the "Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History" (Washington DC). He won, also, the prestigious "Plongeur d'Or" at the Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-Marine.

agencies:
win-initiative, simephoto, solomango, 4cornersimages, getty, masterfile, corbis

publications: 
national geographic, pdn, photo france,  geo, sguardi, gulliver, la notizia, pesca in mare, sub, il subacqueo, panorama, l’espresso, d di repubblica, io donna, foto cult, invidia mag, c-heads, vacuum mag , anormalmag, smagazine, gypseeyes, darius magazine

awards:

2014
FRANCE - FESTIVAL MONDIAL DE L'IMAGE SOUS-MARINE
Plongeur d'Or image fixe - photo couleur
UK - SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL
winner
USA - IPA International Photography Awards
honorable mention [pro] nature: landscape
USA – PDN THE GREAT OUTDOORS
 winner (pro) beach, islands & underwater
USA - iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
honorable mention - panorama
FRANCE - PX3
silver - category: nature underwater [pro]
bronze - category: nature earth [pro]
silver - category: portraiture other p [pro]
bronze - category: fine art nudes [pro]
SINGAPORE  - VOICE OF THE OCEAN
1st. place
ITALY - OASIS PHOTO CONTEST
honorable mention - gente e popoli
USA - Beneath the Sea
1st. place - green/cold water
JAPAN Tokyo – THE 74th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
honorable mention


2013
USA – OCEAN ART
honorable mention – wideangle
ISRAEL – EILAT RED SEA World of Underwater Images
2nd. place “fish & fashion” category
nomination – main  category 5 best images
nomination – mayor’s prize (cover)
nomination – juri’s prize
USA - IPA International Photography Awards
honorable mention [pro] advertising: conceptual
honorable mention [pro] editorial: deeper perspective
honorable mention [pro] editorial: general news
honorable mention [pro] editorial: photo essay and feature story
honorable mention [pro] people: children
honorable mention [pro] people: culture
FRANCE - PX3 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
3rd. place press-sport [pro]
TURKEY ISTANBUL – MARMARA FESTIVAL
3rd. place portfolio
ITALY - DIVERS FOR AFRICA
1st. and 3rd. place "l'uomo e l'acqua"
ITALY - ASFERICO
1st. place category-the underwater world
KUALA LUMPUR / MALAYSIA – KLPA
finalist
USA - PHOTOGRAPHY MASTER CUP
2nd. place - merit of excellence in nude | chimera [pro]
nominee in people | narcissism [pro]
nominee in children of the world | twins [pro]
ITALY - OASIS PHOTO CONTEST
6th. place category: people
11th. place category: people 
JAPAN Tokyo – THE 73rd. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
honorable mention


2012
USA - IPA International Photography Awards
  1st. place [pro] advertising: beauty
honorable mention [pro] deep perspective
honorable mention [pro] editorial: other_ed
honorable mention [pro] editorial: general news
honorable mention [pro] people: culture
honorable mention [pro] people: culture
honorable mention [pro] people: lifestyle
FRANCE - PX3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS
bronze [pro] “people’s choice awards – culture
honorable mention [pro] - nude
honorable mention [pro] – portrait
MALAYSIAN - THROUGH THE LENS / SDAA MIDE
1st. place - Seascape Category
honourable Mention - Portfolio
ITALY - ORTONA MARE
2nd. place macro
KUALA LUMPUR / MALAYSIA – KLPA
portrait top 40
general top 30
USA California - 7th. BLACK and WHITE SPIDER AWARDS
nominee in people [pro] 
nominee in nude [pro] 
ITALY - OASIS PHOTO CONTEST
nomination
AUSTRIA – TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT & SPECIAL THEMES CIRCUIT
Salon 3: gold medal – colour slides nature
USA - The 4th Annual Global Travel / PLANET-MAG 
grand prize
RUSSIA Moscow – GOLDEN DOLPHIN
1st. place man and underwater world
1st. place macro
JAPAN - Tokyo THE 72th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
winner’s medal


2011
FRANCE MARSIGLIA – WORLD FESTIVAL OF UNDERWATER PICTURES
4rd colour prints
INDONESIA – CELEBRATE THE SEA
Special commendation: colour prints
Merit of Excellence: the Alfred Goldsborough Mayer award for Jellyfish
USA – IPA International Photography Awards
3rd. place [ pro ] culture 
honorable mention [ pro ] children
honorable mention [ pro ] children
honorable mention [ pro ] panoramic
honorable mention [ pro ] travel / tourism
SINGAPORE / MALAYSIA - THROUGH THE LEANS SDAA / MIDE 11
honorable mentioned – portfolio
AUSTRIA – TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT
gold medal - special themes "water"
SINGAPORE – ASIAN DIVER / ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC - VOICE OF OCEAN
1st. adex photographer of the year
USA - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER / PDN - WORLD IN FOCUS
winner (pro)
USA - PDN THE SHOT
winner (pro)
JAPAN Tokyo – THE 71th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
honrable Mention


2010
UNITED KINGDOM – BSoUP – THE BRITISH SOCIETY of UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHERS
1st. Place – Open Portfolio Competition
USA – OCEAN ART
honorable mention – fashion 
USA – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
honorable mention – advanced macro
FRANCE ANTIBES - 37° FESTIVAL MONDIAL DE L’ IMAGE SOUS MARINE
5th. Place – portfolio
GERMANY - GDT EUROPEAN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
highly commended
UK London – BBC VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – 
is owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine
The Underwater Word – Finalist
USA – NATURE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY-WINDLAND SMITH RICE INT.AW.
Oceans- highly honored photographer
USA – IPA
honorable mention [ pro ] architecture / cityscapes
honorable mention [ pro ] nature / underwater
FRANCE – PX3
honorable mention [ pro ]
ITALY – ORTONAMARE
2nd. Place – wide angle
USA – PDN FACES
animal potrait finalist
SINGAPORE – ASIAN DIVER/ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC – VOICE OF THE OCEAN
honorary mention
ITALY – PREMIO ISCHIA DI FOTOGRAFIA
honorary mention
CZECH REPUBLIC – PAF TACHOV
3rd. place – creative
ITALY – FIOF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
bronze – cat. Ricerca
SWITZERLAND – FESTISUB
3rd place


2009
USA – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER / PDN THE GREAT OUTDOORS
finalist winner (pro)
USA – NATURE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY-WINDLAND SMITH RICE INT.AW.
highly honored photographer
ITALY – PREMO FOTOGRAFICO
honorable mention for specific projects
honorable mention – photojournalism
USA – NORTHEN CALIFORNIA UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHC SOCIETY
1st place – creative
SINGAPORE – ASIAN GEO / ASIAN WITHOUT BORDERS
finalist
USA – IPA
honorable mention pro in nature underwater
honorable mention pro in people children
honorable mention pro in architecture cityscape
honorable mention pro in architecture building
SINGAPORE / MALAYSIA - THROUGH THE LEANS SDAA / MIDE 09
3rd. place portfolio
ITALY – PREMIO ISCHIA DI FOTOGRAFIA
honorary mention
USA – UNDERWATER IMAGES
1st place – majestic category
RUSSIA – THE GOLDEN DOLPHIN
2nd Place black&white
JAPAN - Tokyo THE 69th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
winner’s medal


2008
ITALY – THE ISTORICAL DIVING SOCIETY ITALY
jury mention “water babies” – digital photo
USA – 46th LOS ANGELES UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
5th place wide angle
FRANCE ANTIBES – THE 35th WORLD FESTIVAL OF UNDERW.  PICTURES
jury special mention “water babies”-audio-visual presentations/sound series
USA – NATURE’S BEST PHOTOGRAPHY
highly honored – people in nature
ITALY – SOLUNTO FESTIVAL
1st place
SINGAPORE – THROUGH THE LENS SDAA/MIDE 08
3rd place – portfolio
ITALY - PREMIO FOTOGRAFICO
mention of honour for exellence in specific projects
FILIPPINES – 7th CELEBRATE THE SEA
honor of distiction – digital portfolio
USA - BENEATH THE SEA
honorable mention
JAPAN - Tokyo THE 68th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
winner’s medal


2007
USA - NORTHEN CALIFORNIA UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
honorable mention – open digital wide angle
USA - LOS ANGELES UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
honorable mention – wide angle
5th place – macro digital
5th place – macro prints
FILIPPINES – 6th CELEBRATE THE SEA
honour of distinction – portfolio of festival
CZECH REPUBLIC –  PAF
2nd place photograph swimming pool
USA – UNDERWATER IMAGES
3rd place togetherness category
INDONESIA – DEEP
2nd place reefspace
JAPAN Tokyo – THE 67th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
winner’s medal


2006
TURKEY ISTANBUL – MARMARA FESTIVAL
1st place digital portfolio
FRANCE ANTIBES – FESTIVAL DE L’IMAGE SOUS MARINE
6th place – coucurs diapositives
CZECH REPUBLIC – PAF
1st place color photograph sea water
3rd place photograph swimming pool
USA – EPIC
1st place creative category
SINGAPORE – ‘5th CELEBRATE THE SEA
1st digital portfolio
JAPAN Tokyo – THE 66th. INTER. PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN
winner’s medal


2005
SLOVENIA NOVA GORICA – VODAN
1st digital photograph