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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Hanging Four!

I just received my results for the national PPA print competition I entered this year. All four of my images were accepted into the General Collection of the 117th International Exhibition of Professional Photography. Because all of my prints received this recognition, I will also be receiving the Photographer of the Year award at Imaging USA: an annual convention of over 8,600 professional photographers and several photographic associations. My work will be on display at the Phoenix Convention Center, January 11-13, 2009, in Phoenix, Ariz.
Here's what PPA has to say about the competition: Approximately 4,514 entries were submitted to Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA’s) International Print Competition, from which a panel of more than 40 eminent photographers from across the United States selected the images that would comprise the 2008 General and Loan Collections...the most prestigious awards. These images constitute the world’s largest annual exhibit of professional photography gathered simultaneously under one roof.
I've often heard of the prestige of "hanging four" (having all four of your images accepted) but I never dreamed it would happen to me this year. Thank you so much to my beautiful models!

"Blue-eyed Bloom"

"Lace and Ivy"

"Seventeen in September"



Me said...

Congratulations! As we all know, you are an awesome photographer. And now you have even more proof. What an accomplishment. You must be very proud (and excited)!

Misty said...

Congratulations! What an awesome accomplishment!

Emily Hatch said...

kris, that is so wonderful! Congratulations!

Lori Sutton said...

Congratulations! You are truely talented!

calledawell2 said...

Congratulations! I love looking at your work, especially those of your family since we don't see you much. Keep it up!

Heather Cook said...

ROCK OUT! Congratulations Kris! I am so proud of you! I don't think anyone could feel more like a rock star!