Grand Imaging Award 2019 finalists named by Professional Photographers of America

8.13.2018 News

Professional Photographers of America has announced the Grand Imaging Award finalists for 2019.The 100 finalists' images have been deemed the best of the 2018 PPA International Photographic Competition. The Grand Imaging Award finalists, 10 each in 10 categories, were selected from 5,200 entries judged by a panel of 32 jurors.At Imaging USA 2019, the top three photographers in each category will receive awards, with one of the 10 first-place images taking the overall Grand Imaging Award and...Continue Reading >

Jay Doherty chased his wedding photography dreams across continents


June 2018 issue Profiles

© Jay DohertyFrom Ireland to LA and back againGrowing up in Northern Ireland during the conflict known as the Troubles, Jay Doherty was surrounded by political and sectarian violence complete with armies in the streets. During his youth, he found an escape in skateboarding, which opened a new world and gave him an appreciation of alternative cultures, graphic art, graffiti, the written word, and photography. The connection to photography was particularly strong thanks to Doherty’s...Continue Reading >

Review: Wedding Wiz is a capable online assistant


June 2018 issue Tech

Do you cringe at the amount of time involved in collecting day-of information from wedding clients? Whether your nightmare involves illegible handwriting, blurry phone photos, or repeated reminders to clients, you’re not alone. We may have entered the business to create beautiful images, but much of our time is consumed by the administrative aspects of our business.In testing, I found that Wedding Wiz has a clean, simple admin interface. It displays upcoming weddings and important status...Continue Reading >

Team USA clinches 2018 World Photographic Cup

5.7.2018 News

After losing the World Photographic Cup to Portugal for the past two years, Team USA reclaimed the top spot for 2018. Competition results were announced May 6 in Sydney, Australia, with 30 countries represented. WPC pits teams of photographers from various countries against one another in friendly competition. The top 10 WPC images in each category for 2018:CommercialIllustration / Digital ArtNaturePortraitReportage / PhotojournalismWeddingCreated in 2013 through a partnership...Continue Reading >

Business as (un)usual: How Kelly Tunney found her ideal clientele


February 2018 issue Business

Growing up in Canberra, Australia, Kelly Tunney’s journey to professional wedding photography wasn’t a linear path. Canberra was, and still is in many ways, a conservative city. When Tunney graduated from photography school in her early 20s, there weren’t a lot of jobs for creatives in the area.Kelly Tunney © Kelly TunneySo she struggled a bit, bouncing in and out of professional photography until she started to pick up wedding work with some consistency around the mid 2000s. Then...Continue Reading >

Grand Imaging Award 2018 finalists named by Professional Photographers of America

9.7.2017 News

Professional Photographers of America has announced the Grand Imaging Award finalists for 2018.The 100 finalists' images have been deemed the best of the 2017 PPA International Photographic Competition. The Grand Imaging Award finalists, 10 each in 10 categories, were selected from 5,800 entries judged by a panel of 33 jurors.At Imaging USA 2018, the top three photographers in each category will receive awards, with one of the 10 first-place images taking the overall Grand Imaging Award and...Continue Reading >
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