Changdeokgung Palace Architecture (Unesco)

PhotographerLinda Looi
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

These images illustrate the architecture of the Changdeokgung Palace, in Seoul, South Korea. The Palace was registered on the Unesco World Cultural Heritage List on December 6th 1997.

About Photographer

Linda Looi a visual artist in the field of fine arts, specializing in photography artworks and acrylic paintings. Her abilities and skills for paintings and photography were cultivated and nurtured throughout her life, with the process of self-discovering her interest and aptitude for nature. This long journey has now led to her current interest of sharing her talent to all - both internationally, as well as locally, as an artist for the contemporary individual of the 21st century. Her International Art Awards/Accomplishments/Achievements, Specialty/Works and Exhibitions Include: 1. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the 2016 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificates of Achievement (29 Honorable Mention Awards): (i.e., 6 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Japanese Tourism Culture 1," b) "Tokyo Buildings Japan," c) "Tokyo Cityscape (Japan)" d) "Tokyo Shiodome Buildings (Japan)," e) "View from Tokyo Shiodome Building Japan," f) "Tokyo Shiodome Building (Interior)" in Architecture Buildings Category; (i.e., 4 Honorable Mention Awards) for a) "Japan Tokyo Buildings," b) "Tokyo Cityscape (Japan)," c) "Tokyo Shiodome Buildings (Japan)," and d) "View from Tokyo Shiodome Building (Japan)" in Architecture Cityscapes Category; (i.e., 2 Honorable Mention Awards) for a) "Tokyo Station City Gran Roof (Japan)" and b) "Shogun House (Tokyo, Japan)" in Architectuure Interior Category; (i.e., 5 Honorable Mention Awards) for a) "Japanese Tourism - Culture 1," b) "Tokyo Buildings (Japan)," c) "Tokyo Shiodome Buildings (Japan)" d) "Hama-rikyu Gardens (Tokyo, Japan)" and e) "View From Tokyo Shiodome Building (Japan)" for Architecture - Other Category; (i.e., 4 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Mountainous Lakes Of Japan," in Nature - Landscapes Category; b) "Mountainous Lakes of Japan," c) "Japan Landscape" and d) "Tokyo Japanese Garden" in Nature - Other Category; (i.e., 8 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Japan Garden Landscape," b) "Mountainous Lakes Of Japan," c) "Japan Tokyo Buildings," d) "Tokyo Government South Observatory," e) "Tokyo Shiodome Buildings (Japan)," f) "Hama-riku Gardens (Tokyo, Japan)," g) "Japanese Tourism - Culture 2," and h) "Mount Fuji (Japan)." in Special - Travel/Tourism Category. Publication in the 2016 Annual International Photography Awards Book: 2016; 2. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the 2014 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificates of Achievement (i.e., 2 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Pool Deck Chairs Monaco Seascape" in Fine Art (Abstract), and Fine Art (Landscape) Categories. Publication in the 2014 Annual International Photography Awards Book: 2014; 3. Nominee Awards Recipient (Professional) in the 7th Annual International Color Awards Photography Masters Cup Competition (2014) in Mayfair, London and Beverly Hills, California. She was awarded 3 Nominations for: (a) "Monaco Architecture 1" and “Monaco Cathedral” in Architecture Category (b) "Monte Carlo Seascape" in Nature Category:. Publication in the "Photography Masters Cup" Yearbook Published by book/Basil: 2014; 4. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the 2013 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificates of Achievement (i.e., 18 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Antibes Skyscape" Series in Fine Art (landscape) and Nature (landscapes) Categories; b) "Antibes Landscape" Series in Special (travel/tourism), Fine Art (landscape) and Nature (landscapes) Categories; c) "Antibes" Series in Fine Art (landscape) Category; d) "French Riviera" Series in Fine Art (landscape) and Nature (landscapes) Categories; e) "Nice’s Seascape" Series in Fine Art (landscape) Category; f) "Saint Paul De Vence" in Fine Art (abstract) Category; g) "Nice Architecture" Series in Architecture (buildings) and Special (travel/tourism) Categories; h) “Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport” in Fine Art (abstract) Category; i) “Nice Airport France” in Architecture (interiors) and Fine Art (abstract) Categories; j) “Nice Bay of Angels” Series in Fine Art (landscape) and Nature (landscapes) Categories; and k) “Nice Sculptures” Series in Fine Art (abstract) Category. Publication in the 2013 Annual International Photography Awards Book: 2013; 5. Nominee Awards Recipient (Professional) in the 6th Annual International Color Awards Photography Masters Cup Competition (2013) in Mayfair, London and Beverly Hills, California. She was awarded 4 Nominations for: (a) "Burj Khalifa 3" in Architecture Category, (b) "The Waterfall 1 and 2" in Still Life Category and (c) “Green Iguana 3” in Wildlife Category. Publication in the "Photography Masters Cup" Yearbook Published by book/Basil: 2013; 6. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the 2012 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificate of Achievement Honorable Mention Award for: "Burj Khalifa" in Architecture (Cityscape Category). Her Name will be published in the 2012 IPA Annual: 2012; 7. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the PX3 Prix De La Photographic Paris. She was awarded Certificate of Achievement for: “Waterscape” in Nature (water) Category. Her Name will be published in the Px3 Annual Book: 2012; 8. Nominee Award Recipient (Professional) in the 6th Annual Black and White Spider Awards (2010) in Mayfair and Los Angeles – 1 Nominated Award for "Pier 2" in Architectural Category: 2011; 9. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the 2010 International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificates of Achievement (i.e., 4 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Cotai Seascape" in Fine Art (Abstract Category); b) "Seascape" in Fine Art (Landscape Category) c) "The Flying Swing" in Special (Moving Images Category") d) "Fisherman's Wharf, Macau" in Architecture (BuildingsCategory) in the 2010 International Photography Awards Annual: 2010; 10. Nominee Awards Recipient (Professional) in the 3rd Annual International Color Awards Photography Masters Cup Competition (2008) in Mayfair, London and Beverly Hills, California. She was awarded 2 Nominations for: (a) "Spherical Burst 2" in Fine Art Category and (b) "Pest In Space" in Wildlife Category. Publication in the "Photography Masters Cup" Yearbook Published by book/Basil: 2009; 11. Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the World's most prestigious 2008 Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded Certificates of Achievement (i.e., 11 Honorable Mention Awards) for: a) "Ixora" in Fine Art (abstract/others) and Nature (flowers) Categories; b) "Flora in Sepia" Flora Series in Fine Art (other) and Nature (flowers) Categories; c) "Ripples" Series in Fine Art (other) and Nature (waterscapes) Categories d) "Flower Bloom" Flora Series in Nature (flowers) Category; e) "Butterfly 1" Series in Nature (other) Category; f) "Butterfly 2" Series in Nature (other) Category; and g) "Garden Wildlife" Series in Nature (other) Category. Publication in the 2008 Annual International Photography Awards Book: 2008; 12.Honorable Mention Recipient (Professional) in the PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris. She was awarded Certificate of Achievement for: "Ixora Flowers in Sepia Tone" Flora Series in Fine Art (abstract/landscape/still life), Nature and Portraiture Category. Publication in the Px3 Annual Book: 2008; 13. Public Exhibition of her Acrylic Painting Entry, titled "The Prize of Life" in the Lilly Oncology on Canvas International Art Competition at RCA (Royal College of Art) in London (Group Representation) in 2006. It was further selected for the Travelling World Tour Exhibitions in designated countries throughout the world in 2007 and 2008; 14. Public Exhibition of her Photography Entry, titled "Embracing the Light: A Woman's Cancer Journey" in the Lilly Oncology on Canvas International Art Competition at RCA in London (Group Representation) in 2004. It was also selected for the Travelling World Tour Exhibitions in designated countries throughout the world in 2005-6. The artist gets her inspiration through nature and spirituality, and also from eastern and western methodology, preferring to specialize in realistic, naturalistic and representational free hand sketching-drawings and paintings of flora (flowers and plants), fauna (animals),and landscapes (aerial), including seascapes, riverscapes and urbanscapes. In photography, she likes to specialize in nature: macro fine art (documentary)types, in flora, fauna (including insects), landscapes and architecture. Her artworks reflect her perceptions, beliefs, visions, personality, moods and aptitudes. Each of her original artworks carries its own weight of distinctive uniqueness and can be appreciated by all - both young and old, singles, couples and families, as well as people from all nationalities and cultures. For Art Enquiries or an Appointment to View Her Artworks, Kindly Contact: Linda Looi: E-mail: artistlindalooi@facebook.com