“12 going on 13″ Northfork, West Virginia1st Place in Portraiture CategoryDespite thousands of photography entries from 85 countries, all three images I entered into this world renowned, prestigious French competition placed. See below press release for details and other winning imagery.
The above image was awarded 1st Place in the Px3 Imaging Contest, held in Paris France. Catherine Hall of United States was Awarded: First Prize in category PORTRAITURE for the entry titled, “12 going on 13″ Northfork, West Virginia,” The jury selected 2007’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.
Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry: Jérôme Ormieres, Art Director of BDDP & Fils, Paris; Simon James, Publishing Director of EC1 Publishing Ltd, London; Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Naomi Cass, Director of Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia, Steve Fine, Director of Photography of Sports Illustrated magazine; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris, Susan A. Zadeh, Artistic Director of Eyemazing International Contemporary Photography magazine; Jeannette Mariani, Art Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Tom Meerman, President of the GKF/Dutch Photographer’s Association; Adrian Leeds, Director of Adrian Leeds Group, Paris; Scott Mc Kiernan, Director of ZUMA Press, Inc. and Publisher of DOUBLEtruck Magazine, Los Angeles; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.
Winning entries from each major category (Advertising, Photojournalism, Book, Fine Art, Nature, and Portraiture) are exhibited in Paris at the prestigious 13Sévigné Gallery in June/July 2007 and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book, which is distributed to galleries, agencies, publishers and bookstores worldwide.
Flower Girl, The Hamptons 2nd Place, Portraiture – Wedding Subcategory
One of my favorite images placed 2nd in the Premier Category of this year’s International Print Competition. There were over 2,700 of prints entered so it is quite an honor.