Jun 13, 2017

Semifinalists Announced!

With excitement, we are elated to present you with the semifinalists of our 2017 Best New Emerging Child Photographer Contest! NAPCP is seeking our industry’s newest stars, and thanks to you the photographers below made it to the second round of our contest. These child and family photographers will now move to the third round, to be judged by our wonderful and eclectic panel of judges.

First Row | Filindra Newborn Photo | Claire Searle Photography | Erica Mark Photography | Kaitlin Brantner | Quiet Side Photography | Second Row | Katrina Barrow Photography | Twynn Takes Photography | Gray Dot Photography | Crow’s Nest Photography | Yofi Photography | Third Row | A. Fatouros Photography | Ashley Soeder Photography | Poppy Lea Photography | Marie Monforte Photography | Marisa McDonald Photography | Fourth Row | Natalie Buck Photography | Marissa Martine Photography | Ashley Wentz Newborns | Courtney Corriell Photography | Summer Brader Photography |  Fifth Row | Jennifer Lynn Photography | Little Tin HenTevi Hardy Photography | Teresa Yiu Photography | Seal Photography

Finalists will be announced early next week, then you’ll vote for your favorite photographer to be spoiled by NAPCP and our sponsors, in Atlanta!

Thank you to all who encouraged these photographers with nominations, and congratulations to our semifinalists!

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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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