Pinellas, DE (PressExposure) June 02, 2014 -- ABOUT the Winner:
Award-winning photographer Steven Paul knows how to make an entrance. His photographs are bold, sensual and evocative - playing with dramatic lighting and cinematic narratives creating provocatively stunning images. Steven Paul captures deep emotion, dark desires and hidden secrets - infusing even the most seemingly banal scene with drama and passion. Paul's detail to composition and creative expression is uncanny and hard-hitting. His focus goes beyond lightening and lenses. Driven by a shoot's energy and mood, Paul melds avant garde fashion with thought-provoking imagery for a fresh take on fashion and beauty photography. As a creative photographer, Paul has the rare gift of being able to translate a vision from his imagination into reality. Working with compositions, Paul brings his vision to life by careful sculpture, scale and space. Despite Paul's continued success and growing portfolio, he remains driven and focused to create more art. Each day is an opportunity to learn something new, explore new possibilities, and push his creative boundaries. Since breaking into the fashion beauty, Paul has continued to stun critics with his edgy, thought-provoking editorial images.
The 2013 International Photography Awards received nearly 18,000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three best winners are announced at the annual Lucie Awards gala ceremony. The Foundation's mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003, IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographer's accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition. Top Editorial commercial professional photographer. Visit http://www.photoawards.com
Director, International Photography Awards