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AGWPJA Q2 08 PHOTO CONTEST NOW OPEN FOR YOUR SUBMISSIONS
The deadline for the current Q2 '08 photo contest is Friday, August 1st at 11:59 p.m. EST. Please keep in mind that the contest credit system is manually operated so
there will be a short delay between paying for contest credits and having them added to your account. Enter the
current contest by clicking here.
There is a contest deadline countdown clock located on all the contest-related pages on the site.
NEW METAL TROPHIES FOR AGWPJA CONTESTS
New for 2008, all 1st through 3rd place winners from each category will receive one of our newly-designed AGWPJA trophies, measuring 10 1/2", 8" and 7" respectively. These
high-quality metal trophies have a polished, glossy black base. The engraved plate at the bottom will display the ranking and category of the winning image.
Top: Emin Kuliyev, NY - Bottom: Kori Hudson, AR and W. Scott Chester, GA
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.
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.
Sense of Place / Architecture
Images that capture the feeling, majesty, and ambiance of the ceremony/reception, and highlight the most appealing aspects of the structures/settings (churches, reception halls,
tents, patios, beachfronts, woods, etc.) where the events of the day transpired.
Kids (Being Kids)
Entries of found moments depicting babies, children, and youth doing what they do best (kids being kids)!
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.
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS FROM TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS: