Success in the 9th Black & White Spider Awards – Press Release



LOS ANGELES  24th October, 2014 – Professional photographer Mark Kelly of Australia presented with the 9th Annual Black and White Spider Awards One Honorable Mention & Five Nominations in the category at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow webcast Saturday, October 18, 2014.

The live online gala was attended by photography fans around the globe who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.

The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from The Royal Photographic Society, FoMu Fotomuseum, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Torch Gallery, Stockholm City Museum to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows with 298 coveted title awards and 957 nominees in 14 categories.

“It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,508 entries from 73 countries that we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. Mark Kelly’s five exceptional images entered in the Professional category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the following Awards.”

  • Honorable Mention in Architectural | ‘Dark MOFO ‘
  • Nominee in Fine Art | ‘Its Raining’
  • Nominee in Fine Art | ‘Spectra Light Tower’
  • Nominee in Nature | ‘Cape Bruny Lighthouse’
  • Nominee in Still Life | ‘Skull’

You can view the 9th Annual Winners Gallery at

BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.

Contact: Mark Kelly

Honorable Mention in Architectural

Honorable Mention in Architectural

Nominee in Fine Art

Nominee in Fine Art

Nominee in Fine Art

Nominee in Fine Art

Nominee in Nature

Nominee in Nature

Nominee in Still Life

Nominee in Still Life




  1. Jenni October 26, 2014 at 4:48 pm #

    Wow you are doing really well Mark, congratulations, well done xx

    • MKImages November 2, 2014 at 9:48 am #

      Hi Jenni
      sorry, I thought I had replied to your comment earlier….
      thankyou, I am very pleased with my results this year

      Hope you are going well & hope to catchup soon
      Mark xx

  2. julie October 25, 2014 at 9:59 pm #

    Good on you Mark!!! Your images are wonderful. Congratulations my friend. Big hug, Julie

    • MKImages October 26, 2014 at 11:30 am #

      Hi Julie
      thnx for that, hope you & Max are going well
      Mark xx

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