ARTISTIC WEDDING PHOTOJOURNALISM
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Shannon Porter, Minnesota
Dino Lara, Philippines Sol Tamargo, Mexico
Artistic Wedding Photojournalism - Fine Art From Real Moments.


THE AGWPJA Q2 2009 CONTEST IS NOW OPEN FOR YOUR IMAGE SUBMISSIONS!

The deadline for the current Q2 2009 photo contest is Friday, July 31st at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Click here to enter the current contest.


 

AGWPJA Q2 2009 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.

RING DETAILS
Entries that depict shots of the rings, either set-up and controlled by the photographer or as they were found.

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

PORTRAIT OF BRIDE AND GROOM ALONE
Photographs that demonstrate the photographer's ability to create an interesting environmental portrait of the bride AND groom alone on their wedding day.

 

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 Q2 2009 CONTEST JUDGE


 SETH RESNICK
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, Pixel Genius



CONTEST SPONSORS



D-65 Workshops

D-65 is a company dedicated to educating photographers. They work with the industry to offer new ways of thinking, while incorporating the latest technologies. Their services include digital workflow workshops, seminars, bidding and production for still photo shoots, digital workflow analysis for studios and agencies, legal witness on copyright cases, private consulting along with marketing strategies and portfolio reviews. D-65 provides quality professionalism, while understanding the needs of photographers and creative individuals.

Click here for more information about these D-65 workshops

2009 DATES


Boston:
Jun 12th - 15th
Seattle:
Aug 14th - 17th
Chicago:
Sep 11th - 14th
New York:
Oct 2nd - 5th
Los Angeles:
Nov 13th - 16th
New Orleans:
Dec 11th - 14th

 

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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS FROM AWARD WINNING AGWPJA MEMBERS:

(Top Left) Dino Lara, Philippines (Top Right) Shannon Porter, Minnesota
(Top Middle) Sol Tamargo, Mexico