ATTENTION ALL WPJA MEMBERS:
It's not too late to apply for AGWPJA membership and enter the current
contest. Remember: AGWPJA membership is 1/2 price for WPJA members!
AGWPJA Q1 2009 CONTEST CATEGORIES
Entries which spontaneously capture the prepping, grooming, arranging, outfitting, and anticipation before the ceremony.
Images that capture guests and participants throughout pre-ceremony, vow-exchange, and receiving line activity.
Photographs that document festivities from the cocktail hour through the last dance and departure.
WEDDING DAY OR ENGAGEMENT PORTRAIT *
Photographs that demonstrate the photographer's ability to create an interesting and artistic environmental portrait of the bride and groom taken either
on the wedding day itself or from an engagement portrait session that took place prior to the wedding day. Candid moments are not eligible for this
category. NOTE: This is the only category where non-wedding day images are allowed. Though this category may resemble traditional portraiture for some,
the key here is to be creative with your subjects.
* Category title and description was updated on April 20th, 2009.
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.
AGWPJA Q1 2009 CONTEST JUDGE
Seth Resnick is one of the most prolific corporate, editorial and stock photographers in North America. 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,
AGWPJA Q1 2009 CONTEST SPONSOR - 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.
Click here for more information about these D-65 workshops.