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 DEADLINE IS NOW JUST ONE WEEK AWAY!

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


 

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 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.

 

BANNERS FOR AGWPJA CONTEST WINNERS - GET ONE FOR YOUR SITE!


The AGWPJA recognizes the accomplishments and artistic excellence in fine art wedding photojournalism. All award-winning AGWPJA members are welcome to use any of the banners below. Contest winners are encouraged to link the banners to the page where they are listed on the AGWPJA site.

[AG]WPJA Banner - Blue Squared, wedding photojournalistic banner.

[AG]WPJA Banner - Blue Rounded, wedding photography banner.

[AG]WPJA Banner - Gray Squared, wedding photojournalism banner.

[AG]WPJA Banner - Gray Rounded, a banner for wedding photographers.
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[AG]WPJA Banner - White And Blue, a banner for wedding photojournalists.
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[AG]WPJA Banner - White And Gray, a banner for wedding photographers who whot with an Artistic style.
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[AG]WPJA Banner - Blue And Gray, wedding photojournalism banner.
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[AG]WPJA Banner - Gray And Blue, wedding photojournalistic banner.
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CONTEST PRIZES FOR EACH CATEGORY


For the Q2 contest, medallions, contest points, and cash prizes will be awarded for those who place first through twentieth in each of the six categories for this contest.

PLACE   MEDALLION     PIX PAGE   POINTS   CASH/CC*
1st   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   15   $400 USD
2nd   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   10   $200 USD
3rd   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   5   $100 USD
4th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
5th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
6th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
7th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
8th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
9th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
10th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y   1   5 CC
11th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
12th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
13th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
14th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
15th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
16th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
17th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
18th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
19th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC
20th   AGWPJA Gold Medallion     Y       2 CC


* Contest Credits



CONTEST SPONSORS


The AGWPJA is pleased to have D-65 and Creative Motion Design sponsoring our 2009 Q1 and Q2 quarterly photo contests. Through these sponsorships, the AGWPJA, D-65, and Creative Motion Design have come together to offer our members exciting discounts on education on digital workflow workshops and top-notch, quality website templates for their photography business.


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


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

 

Creative Motion Design

Creative Motion Design is a leading designer of Flash website templates for professional photographers. Their templates are designed to create stunning online presentations and can be customized to fit any photographer's distinctive style and branding. Not only do their sites come with a variety of tools to help photographers get noticed and maximize their revenue streams, but their intuitive content management system allows anyone to design, upload, and edit their website 24/7.
  • Flash Websites: $95 / $295
  • Hosting: $100.00 / year (1st year FREE)
  • Custom Design Time: $25.00 / hour
During the month of July, all CMD products are Price. Offer Includes: all Websites, Add-ons, Hosting and Custom Design Time.


MEMBERS RECEIVE


All products 1/2 Price

No Promo Codes Necessary

FREE 10-day Trial

Please call 888-228-0399 (ext. 1) for details

Go To:
Creative Motion Design

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS FROM AWARD WINNING AGWPJA MEMBERS:

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