The Gold Award at the International Photography Contest Px3 2011 (Prix de la Photographie Paris) which was held in Paris was awarded to Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris for his photographic work entitled ”ICE SERIES” in the category Nature / Water. The internationally renowned landscape photographer was also recognized in England, in 2009, as the best landscape photographer of the year.
Coupe-Kalomiris loves traveling and capturing landscapes of outstanding natural beauty through his lens. He has a preference for wild landscapes where the human element has not yet intervened.
The amazing photos of the Greek-French artist (great grandchild of the great composer Manos Kalomoiris) were shot in Alberta, Canada under particularly harsh conditions during the winter months. Some days, temperatures were close to -35oC.
The photos were exhibited along with others in the famous gallery Espace DUPON, at the annual exhibition Px3 in Paris. They were also included in the annual luxury version of the Px3 Contest.
The judges were composed of internationally renowned curators and professionals in the field of photography (more details given on the contest website http://px3.fr), who chose the Px3 winners for the year 2011, from among thousands of photographic impressions from over 85 countries . According to the judges, the photographic work of the recognized landscape photographer Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris was singled out ‘for its great originality, creativity, excellent performance and overall impact. ”
The Px3 contest is held annually in Paris and promotes the art of photography, highlighting budding talents. It is a meeting place of photographers from around the world and a dynamic presence in the artistic community of Paris.