4/08/2008

WPPI Awards of Excellence

It's one thing to press the shutter and capture great images from weddings and portrait sessions, but it's another to create art. Joy and I have really challenged ourselves the past year to work together and create works of art--images that sing with emotion and feeling.

One of the best learning experiences a photographer can have is to participate in the WPPI 16x20 print competition. After two days of intense judging, more than 2500 entries reviewed, images receiving an award of excellence (score of 80 and above) are displayed in row after row for all to see.

We were pleased this year to have 6 award of excellence images on display. They are:













Thanks to our wonderful clients and subjects for working with us and helping us create something special that goes beyond the photographs themselves.

10 comments:

Alex Rodriguez said...

Congratulations, incredible work.

kelly powers said...

really love the first and last one! amazing....thanks for the inspiration!

MsB said...

Hands down ... that last shot is AWESOME!!!

Melissa E Earle said...

Wow! What fantastic images you chose! I Love them all and I wish you guys the best!!!
Cheerio
-Melissa E Earle

Courtney Craver Photography said...

Congratulations... what an amazing accomplishment! I really like your statement about creating art... I think that is something every photographer should strive for. When this happens, I think the true emotions of the day will be captured in their photos, just like you have done here.

Brandy J Photography said...

This is just amazing you guys!!! Congratulations=)

sticky said...

way to smoke it, nudds!!!

Karen said...

You guys do awesome work! Hope you win.

Regis said...

Amazing work as always Garrett and Joy. Love your style and diversity. Thanks for your continued inspiration.

Catlin Humes said...

Absolutly beautiful! I can see why you won, I expecially like the groom photo at the end. Very Sopranos, you guys really rose to your own challenge. Congrats!