Professional Photographers of America Announces Results of 2021 International Photography Competition | New


ATLANTA, September 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Professional Photographers of America (PPA) announced the results of its annual International Photography Competition (IPC). A panel of 36 jurors from all over United States selected the best photographs from among 5,091 total entries of September 12-15. The judgment took place remotely as well as in person at the PPA headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s judgment was broadcast live online.

This photography competition challenges photographers to develop their artistic and technical skills by capturing and creatively presenting their best images and, in doing so, improving the marketing of their businesses. Judged against a standard of excellence, 1,926 images were earned and 1,225 (approximately 24%) were selected for the prestigious Imaging Excellence collection, the best of the best. These best images will all be published in the highly anticipated Imaging Excellence Collection book. Some deserved images will be published in the Showcase book. Both volumes are published by Marathon Press.

Images accepted in the Imaging Excellence and Merit collections will also be on display at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, during imaging United States, the first convention and exhibition for photographers. This exhibition constitutes one of the largest annual exhibitions in the world of professional photography brought together simultaneously under one roof. Also to imagery United States 2022, the winner of the Grand Imaging Award will be announced at a special ceremony. The conference takes place January 16-18, 2022.

Reviews from IPC judges were available on request, with more than 1,780 ordered this year. Reviews help participants find areas for improvement and prepare for future photo contests. Participants of the IPC who are members of the PPA have the opportunity to obtain diplomas in photography by entering the competition.

“We had a great week judging all the beautiful and creative images,” IPC Manager Rich newell noted. “The results speak for themselves. Members who participate in IPC continue to push the boundaries of creativity and style. The images entered into IPC get better every year, and this year’s competition numbers reflect exactly that.

To learn more about the International Photography Competition and to view a gallery of images accepted this year, visit PPA.com/IPC.

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Alex bauer, Professional Photographers of America, 4045228600, [email protected]

SOURCE Professional Photographers of America


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