Artist Manss Aval‘s artwork received Finalist designations in two art categories at the 2nd Charles Dodgson B&W Award. Manss Aval’s artwork, La Tour Eiffel Nuit Pluie (below) received Finalist in the Cityscapes category and his Como Ferry (bottom) received Finalist in the Landscape category.
This second edition of the annual Black & White Competition, The Charles Dodgson Award, named after the author of Alice in Wonderland, also known as Lewis Carroll, received 750 entries from 37 countries.
About The 2nd Charles Dodgson Award by TGA
The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (now renamed as The Gala Awards or simply TGA) was incorporated launching an international competition for professional and amateur photographers. Winning images were exhibited on June 2010 at the Circle of Fine Arts and the two winners, Dilip Bhatia from India and Larry Louie from Canada, as well as the special selection of the Jury, John Delaney from US, were invited by The Gala Awards to attend the artist reception in Madrid.
Since then, TGA has provided juried competitions for professionals and amateur photographers from around the world to compete in five awards and selected thematic contests offering artists opportunities for awards and competitions. The four Awards are the Pollux Award, The Jacob Riis Editorial and Documentary Award; The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for women photographers, the Charles Dodgson Black & White Award, and the Robert Cornelius Portraits Award. It also The Gala Awards provide thematic competitions, such as The Urban & Rural Landscape Competition, and the Street Photography Competition.
TGA hosts the above mentioned Awards to honor talented photographers and as a means of establishing and maintaining a continuing effort to help them further their careers, and promote appraisal towards contemporary photography. TGA recognizes artists’ talent through competitions juried by industry leaders, exposing their work in the media, publishing their work, hosting collective exhibitions, and by exhibiting their work on line and in the Biennial of Fine Ar and Documentary Photography.