International Jury Team
To promote and foster collaboration and understanding in the international arts community, our contest has 9 jury members representing diverse backgrounds. We value diversity and the various perspectives that an international jury provides our photography contest.
aMOL, AFIAP, BEPSS, Normante Ribokaite was born in Dusetos, in 1968. The artist is one of the photographers of the Dusetos Art Gallery group (Zarasai Region, Lithuania). The artist has participated in group shows held both in Lithuania and abroad. Awarded in the International Photography contests FIAP, PSA, MoL, IAAP, GPU, UPI: at Serbia, Makedonia, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Singapore, USA, Switzerland, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Egypt, Georgia, Finland, Turkey, Hungary, Russia, Poland, Estonia, Lithuania. The gold medal of San Francisco International Exhibition GALLERY PHOTOGRAPHICA - 2013 (USA). Awarded of the 1st Edition of the Romantic Landscape FIER Institute Initiatives 2013 (Australia). EX ARTE EQUINUS - 2013 Director\'s Award (USA). Gold medal at the 71st, 74 st, 76 st Japanese International Photography salon Competition (2011, 2014, 2016 ). The winner of the Lithuania wildlife competition \"Amber serpent\" (2011, 2012, 2013). Awarded at the exhibition-competition „Earth Day“ (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 ) – Utena, Lithuania. Was also granted a diploma established by the Union of Lithuanian Art Photographers for her works displayed at the exhibition „Horse in Photography“ (2008, 2010 ) - Dusetos Gallery of Art, Lithuania. Moreover, the photographer was granted the Honorary Diploma established by the National Photography Art Foundation for personal shows of artistic photography displayed successfully in Lithuania, in 2000-2006. Since 2009 the artist has been a member of the club of photographers of nature Green Umbrella (Lithuania). A member of Photographic Association Master of Light (cMoL). BRONZE EXHIBITOR (BEPSS) THE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE. Culture and Art Award for professional activities 2019 (Zarasai region, Lithuania). Has organized nineteen personal photography exhibitions.
Mehmet Masum SÜER
Mehmet Masum Suer is a documentary photographer and freelance journalist, living in the city of Diyarbakir in Turkey. He began his career as a journalist in 1974, then worked for different agencies and newspapers of Turkey as a reporter, photo-journalist, writer, redactor, and representative. He quit journalism after 1993 and got involved in his researches about history, culture, and language. Suer has been taking photos professionally in different fields besides photojournalism since 2005. Suer takes pictures of historic places and buildings especially in the cities of Diyarbakir, Mardin, Van, and Hasankeyf. Meanwhile, he has been involved in a project taking photos of famous Kurdish artists. Cultural, historical values, and works of art are the subjects that take his attention. Also records the cultural festivals and presentations as documentaries. Also, He’s been taking photographs from nature lately. Some of his exhibitions took place in Turkey, Iraq, Belgium, and the USA. Photos of Suer are especially used in touristic publications such as guide books, brochures, and postcards as well as they are used in international tourism fairs, newspapers, and magazines. Suer writes articles on culture and art for some newspapers and magazines. Four of his photos have been printed in Turkey as postage stamps. Has many awards from international competitions of FIAP, PSA, and other patronages. Also is a photographer Istock-Getty Images and Alamy Agency. EFIAP, PPSA, HON.GMGNG, HON.ADV.PPI, CMP.PPI, FAPU, HON-CPE, HON.FPPS, HON.FSAP, HIUP, HON-FPI, HON-FTPAS, GPU/Aphrodite, cMoL, A-CPE, GPA-PESGSPC, HON-PESGSPC, HFGNG, HON.PMP, HON.PIPC, HON.FPMP PPS (Phoenix Photographic Society in Bangladesh) Turkey Director. Honorary Advisor of PPI (Professional Photographers International in Hong Kong.
United States of America
Born in New York City, Aaron Asis NYC Photographer spent his childhood exploring the city, its people, and its streets. Over the years these explorations evolved from a personal interest to a creative mission committed to increasing access, encouraging awareness, and building genuine relationships that connect us all. As an artist and photographer, Aaron draws from a lifetime of curiosity and exploration to focus on the unique ability of the arts to inspire interest in our underappreciated landscapes -- and to create connections between government agencies, community organisations and special-interest groups -- throughout our cities.
United States of America
Jie, A Wildlife Photographer （EPSA/FAPU/APSNY/FsPSNY ）she currently is living in the city of New York. She is a lover of life and enjoys the persistent pursuit of nature and wildlife. For many years, she has explored the mysterious African continent and observes the world from a unique female perspective. Awards in many international competitions, At Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Canada, Austria, Australia, USA, Serbia, Swiss,Singapore . (Gold Medal in TRIERENBRG SUPER CIRCUIT in 2019 Austin, FIAP Best Author in The 127th Toronto International contest Canada,And Highly Commended in NPOTY 2020 in the Netherlands
EFIAP/p, ESFIAP, EPSA, GPU CR3 , F1FSS Very well known in the PSA and FIAP world. Born in 1963 in Bor, where he lives. By profession Ma. Sc. Mechanical Engineer. He works at DDOR Novi Sad, the Insurance company as an Assessor of damages. Photography became involved in 1977. As an organization of more than 30 exhibitions with the Photo Club, Danube Borislav becomes one of the best photography salons organization in the FIAP and PSA photography world. So far participated in over 500 group exhibitions (200 under the patronage of FIAP) and won more than 200 awards and commendations. He held five solo exhibitions in Bor, Novi Sad (FIAP Exhibition center), Kragujevac, Lechang city China and Ankara Turkey. He is a holder of titles EFIAP/p, ESFIAP, EPSA, GPU CR3, and F1FSS. Borislav is also one of the ten most successful authors in the Photo Association of Serbia in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2019. He was FIAP LO for the Photo Association of Serbia for three years. He was a Jury member for over 100 exhibitions in Serbia, Norway, Finland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and China.
Ovi D Pop
Born in Oradea, Romania on the 9th of April, 1973. Ovi has been a photographer for over 20 years. Ovi D Pop prefers portraits, nudes, aerial and street photography. I had managed to issue seven illustrated editions of the Bihor County monograph, which contain about 1.000 photographs, illustrating the most representative sites in the county. He also issued six editions of the Travel Guide Book of Bihor County, two editions of the Oradea Mea album, Comitatus Bihoriensys album, many postcards, pocket books, which reflect his photographic activity. In 2013 his photographic activity took a turn towards artistic photography and I managed to become an EAAFR (The Association of Romanian Artist Photographers) artist and E.FIAP/b artist (Excellence of the Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique), managing to obtain 1280 prizes (328 gold medals/1st place/trophies) in 74 countries. Ovi had several individual photography exhibitions in Oradea, Cluj Napoca, Valea lui Mihai, Gyula, Hajduszoboszlo (Hungary) – 2013, 2014, Bruxelles – 2013, 2014, Cernăuţi (Ukraine), but also group photography exhibitions in Cluj Napoca, Bucharest, Szeged, Budapest, Bratislava, Kosice (Slovakia), Cernăuţi and Ujgorod (Ukraine), Chişinău (Moldavia), Monteviarchi (Italy), Kolkata and in Shenzen (China). As a jury member, Ovi participated in Croatia, China, Georgia, Italy, Australia, India, Ecuador, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Denmark, Ireland... and Romania. In 2016 he started the first authorized Photo School in Oradea with the authority of the Ministry of Work and the Ministry of Education from Romania.
Appointed as a Photography Society of America Photo Travel AIDS in Eastern India. Member of International Relations & Publicity Committee - Federation of Indian Photography COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE VANADIUM (ROMANIA) COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE OF APG (GEORGIA )IN ASIA . COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE OF ASIA UNION PHOTOGRAPHERS OF AZERBAIJAN (U. P. A) COUNTRY DIRECTOR OF INDIA PHOENIX PHOTOGRAPHY SOCIETY OF BANGLADESH BRAND AMBASSADOR OF INDIA ISF LEVEL. EFIAP;EPSA; E.APG; EFIP FISF(FRANCE); cMoL(CANADA); PPSA(PSA); GPU CR 2 ;GPA PESGSPC(CYPRUS); HON PESGSPC(CYPRUS); HON. UFS HON.PIPC (EGYPT) HON.GOLD STANDARD PHOTOGRAPHER (SAP INDIA) HON.PMP (INDIA) HON.AHPS AFIP(INDIA); AAPG(GEORGIA) HON. AHPS (GREECE) HON WPG(S.A); HON FAPU(SINGAPURE); AISF(FRANCE); HON CPE(ROMANIA). HON FWPG(UAE);; HON.FTPAS (INDIA) HON.FPPS(BANGLADESH). HON FCPA(ROMANIA ARAD) ; ER-ISF-4. (Exposant Renommé ISF 4); HON F. HKNPS(HONGKONG); HON FAPG(GEORGIA). HON FUPA (AZERBAIJAN) HON F AVTVISO(INDIA). HON F FOTOLIFE CLUB (GEORGIA) HON.MTPAS HON.GM SAP HON.A PIPC HON.HPNAS (ARMENIA) ES.CPE (ROMANIA) GPU COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE INDIA