Apr 01, 2014

Announcing the January 2014 International Image Competition Winners!

Hello friends!

After much excitement and anticipation, we are absolutely thrilled to announce the winners of our January 2014 International Image Competition. Uniquely focused on child photography, the NAPCP International Image Competition featured a range of image categories, including Babies, Newborn, Children, Family, Maternity, Siblings, Toddlers, and Seniors/Tweens. Thank you to our amazing judges who dedicated days to scoring, deliberating and judging the hundreds of submissions. Our acclaimed panel of judges, Anne AlmasyGarrett NuddMandy Johnson and Beverly Walden scored based on technical merit, creativity and composition, and impact.

The following images received the highest scores in our International Image Competition:

To view the complete listing of winning images, please view our Award Winning Image Gallery.

The purpose of our Image Competitions is to recognize the creative and technical excellence of our child photographer members, reward talent, and serve as a vehicle for learning and improving our craft. Each entrant will receive a personalized email this week detailing their scores, any comments or critiques from the judges, as well as some additional comments our judges wrote to address all of the entries.

Winners will receive:

(1) Highlighted listing in our Member Directory, (2) Our coveted award winning NAPCP seal for website placement, (3) Their winning images published in both their Photographer’s Profile and in our Award Winning Image Gallery, (4) Individual Press packets to distribute to their local media, (5) Increased Exposure and Promotion to our Vendor Partners, (6) Recognition as an Award Winning Photographer, and (7) The opportunity to win our prestigious NAPCP Photographer of the Year award.

Thank you to all who participated in our January 2014 International Image Competition and congratulations again to our Winners!

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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These are all so, so amazing!!! What incredible beauty and inspiration! They reminded me of why we take pictures. (Oh... and where IS that hotel?!!!) :)

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