I’m very happy to have just been named People Photographer of the Year in the 2012 One Eyeland Awards for my B&W portraits of actors Jimmy Smits, William H. Macy, Chris Kattan, Parvesh Cheena, Rob Morrow, Rick Yune, Eric Stonestreet, Oliver Platt, Robert Davi along with photographer Elliott Erwitt photographed for the Art & Soul and Be a STAR advocacy campaigns in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Sony and WWE.
I’m deeply honored to have been selected People Photographer of the Year by an international community of my peers from around the world. One Eyeland is an online community showcasing top international creative photographers who wish to be discovered by art directors, ad agencies and clients in search of the world’s best talent in photography. It serves as a great source of inspiration for the advertising and art fraternity from across the globe.
In addition to the title of People Photographer of the Year, I won five individual awards for portrait photography and web design: Gold for Portrait Photography for Film Noir Portraits of Hollywood actors; Silver for Portrait Photography for Portraits of Rajasthan, India; Silver: for Portrait Photography for Portraits of Burlesque, Silver for Culture Photography for a Street Scene in Jodhpur, India; and a Bronze award for Website Design for briansmith.com