Big part of the visual discipline at the World Bodypainting Festival is the annual WORLD BODYPAINTING PHOTO AWARD. All PHOTO TICKET holders or also visitors can take part in this photo competition that awards the best images with money prizes and the grand World Award Trophy.
Since we are getting more and more images in the photo competition that are showing beautiful make-up, stylings or fashion, we changed the categories of the WBF Photo Award in 2018. Now you could apply up to 8 works in the categories "Best Bodypainting Photo" and "Best Fashion/Portrait Photo". Almost 1.000 images were submitted and our jury team choose on one evening the best out of them.
All entries can be found on our new Photo Gallery Server
The judges 2018
- Irina Skripnik, Art & Fashion photographer from the Ukraine, working worldwide, gold awarded multiple times by PSA, FIAP, WPPI, ISPWP and many more
- Kurt Batschinski, FIAP Board of Directors, The World's Photo Association
- Martin Steinthaler, Studio TINE
- Ulf Scherling, WBF Photo Director
- Daniel Janesch, WBF Photo Team
From the 5 jury members we had Irina Skripnik connected with us from outside, while the other 4 jury members judget in our headquarter. They gave points between 1 to 10 for each image. Photos in the higher level that received the same score were judged a second time. We have uploaded 2 photo galleries in both categories of ALL works that were submitted to the jury.
We congratulate all winners and we are looking forward to award them with the "World Award Trophy designed and manufactured by world champion artist Sanatan Dinda. See you next year at the 22nd edition of the World Bodypainting Festival in Klagenfurt.
The Winners 2018:
Best Bodypainting Photo
- Peter Ziegler "Rote Bande" (Germany)
- Sammi Patipat "Aztec-God" (Austria)
- Pedro Silva "Wings" (Portugal)
Best Fashion / Portrait Photo
- Enrico Uboldi "1p" (Italy)
- Dmitri Moisseev "Passion for Fashion"(Canada)
- Davide Da Damos "Frozen Flower" (Italy)
Photo & Photographer Ranking in the category "Best Bodypainting Photo"
1 Rank Photo / 1 Rank Photographer: Peter Ziegler "Rote Bande" (Germany)
2 Rank Photo / 2 Rank Photographer: Sammi Patipat "Aztec-God" (Austria)
3 Rank Photo / 3 Rank Photographer: Pedro Silva "Wings" (Portugal)
4 Rank Photo / 4 Rank Photographer: Davide Da Damos "Toxic" (Italy)
5 Rank Photo: Sammi Patipat "Born this way" (Austria)
6 Rank Photo / 5 Rank Photographer: Dmitri Moisseev "Butterfly Princess" (Canada)
7 Rank Photo: Davide Da Damos "Artemide" (Italy)
8 Rank Photo / 6 Rank Photographer: Wolfgang Renz "Die blaue Frau" (Germany)
9 Rank Photo / 7 Rank Photographer: Günther Kleber "Blue Angel" (Germany)
10 Rank Photo / 8 Rank Photographer: Klaus Vonwald "Blau bemalt" (Austria)
Photo & Photographer "Best Fashion / Portrait Photo"
1 Rank Photo / 1 Rank Photographer: Enrico Uboldi "1p" (Italy)
2 Rank Photo / 2 Rank Photographer: Dmitri Moisseev "Passion for Fashion"(Canada)
3 Rank Photo / 3 Rank Photographer: Davide Da Damos "Frozen Flower" (Italy)
4 Rank Photo / 4 Rank Photographer: Ramon Rodriguez "Portrait-0896" (Chile)
5 Rank Photo / 5 Rank Photographer: Carsten Rentz - "Phönix" (Germany)
6 Rank Photo: Dmitri Moisseev "Rock Star" (Canada)
7 Rank Photo / 6 Rank Photographer: Worlfgang Rentz - "Medusa" (Germany)
8 Rank Photo / 7 Rank Photographer: Karin Upahl "Die Verführung" (Germany)
9 Rank Photo / 8 Rank Photographer: Christian Anders "Pop Art" (Germany)
10 Rank Photo: Carsten Rentz - "Phönix" (Germany)