ARTISTIC WEDDING PHOTOJOURNALISM
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Dino Lara, Philippines
Emin Kuliyev, New York Jesse Chamberlin, Georgia
Artistic Wedding Photojournalism - Fine Art From Real Moments.


THE DEADLINE FOR THE AGWPJA Q4 2008 CONTEST IS JUST 3 DAYS AWAY!

This is a reminder that the deadline for the current Q4 2008 photo contest is this Friday, February 6th at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Click here to enter the current contest.





ATTENTION ALL WPJA MEMBERS:


It's not too late to apply for AGWPJA membership and enter the current contest!

Remember, this will be your last opportunity to enter your 2008 images.

 

 

AGWPJA Q4 2008 CONTEST CATEGORIES


Getting Ready
Entries which spontaneously capture the prepping, grooming, arranging, outfitting, and anticipation before the ceremony.

Ceremony
Images that capture guests and participants throughout pre-ceremony, vow-exchange, and receiving line activity.

Reception
Photographs that document festivities from the cocktail hour through the last dance and departure.

Details
Entries that encompass tighter shots of the day's small slices AS THEY WERE FOUND.
NOTE: This category is NOT for set-up detail shots. It's important that images submitted in this category don't contain content controlled by the photographer.

Kids
Entries of found moments depicting babies, children, and youth doing what they do best (kids being kids)!

Engagement Portrait
Photographs that demonstrate the photographer's ability to create an interesting environmental portrait of their clients prior to the wedding day.
NOTE: This is the only category where non-wedding day images are allowed.

 

ALL AGWPJA MEMBERS RECEIVE FREE CONTEST CREDITS


All AGWPJA members receive 2 FREE entry credits for each contest. These credits will be visible to you when you log into your account on the AGWPJA.com web site.

 

DEADLINE COUNTDOWN CLOCK


There is a contest deadline countdown clock located on all the contest-related pages on the site.

 

AGWPJA Q4 2008 CONTEST JUDGE


SETH RESNICK
Seth Resnick is one of North Americas most prolific corporate, editorial and stock photographers. Seth is greatly in demand for his beautiful graphic images in both natural and created light. Resnick has been published in the world's most prestigious magazines. His credits include over 2500 publications worldwide and his clients constitute a virtual list of Corporate America.

He is co-founder of D-65, an organization teaching digital workflow workshops. Resnick is at the forefront of digital innovation working with Adobe, Canon, Xrite, Epson and others to help them formulate more useful products for photographers. He is a member of the prestigious Canon Explorer of Light program as well as an Alpha/Beta and feature consultant for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

He travels extensively presenting the various aspects of photography, and is also the former Founding President of Editorial Photographers, a trade organization dedicated to the promotion of sound business practices for editorial photography. Seth is also a partner of PixelGenius developing Photoshop plug-ins and software and a regular contributing columnist to a variety of trade publications.

Resnick who shoots exclusively digitally, is one of 78 photographers worldwide named as a Canon Explorer of Light. He has given hundreds of lectures to industry organizations such as American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Advertising Photographers of America (APA), Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Advertising Photographers of New York (APNY), colleges and universities.

Seth Resnick is as an industry consultant to photo agencies, software companies and is frequently quoted by industry magazines.

PROFESSIONAL: Staff Photographer Syracuse Newspapers, 1979-1984. Freelance for The New York Times, 1980-1984. Freelance Location Photography Boston, 1984-2004. Co-Founder D65 LLC, 2004 - present.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science degree in Photojournalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in May of 1979.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS: International awards in photography: National Press Photographers Association, The Royal Photographic Society of London, Associated Press, United Press International, Syracuse Press Association, Communications Arts, International Design Competition, Photography Annual, ASMP Big Picture Show. Gold ASBPE Award of Excellence for writing. Nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY: Seths work may be licensed directly or through the following agencies: ScienceFaction.net, JupiterImages.com, GettyImages.com

SOCIETIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: EP, ASMP, NPPA, ASPP

WEBSITES: D-65, Seth Resnick Photographer, Pixel Genius

AGWPJA Q4 2008 CONTEST SPONSOR - D-65 WORKSHOPS


D-65 Workshops

The AGWPJA is proud to announce that once again, D-65 is sponsoring one of our contests. Through this sponsorship, the AGWPJA and D-65 have come together to offer our members an exciting opportunity to be educated by some of the digital innovators in the photography industry.

Thanks to the generosity of D-65, all [AG]WPJA and WPJA members will receive:

$150 USD Discount
Register by February 28th

$100 USD Discount
Anytime

Click here for more information about these D-65 workshops.

2009 DATES


San Diego:
March 6th - 9th
New York:
April 3rd - 6th
Denver:
May 1st - 4th
Boston:
June 12th - 15th
Seattle:
August 14th - 17th
Chicago:
September 11th - 14th
New York:
October 2nd - 5th
Los Angeles:
November 13th - 16th
New Orleans:
December 11th - 14th

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS FROM AWARD WINNING AGWPJA MEMBERS:

(Top Left) Emin Kuliyev, New York (Top Right) Dino Lara, Philippines
(Top Middle) Jesse Chamberlin, Georgia