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2018 Faces First Place Winner Profile – Mary Rafferty

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Chicago, Illinois https://www.mrafferty.com/overview/ Images © Mary Rafferty: Do You See Me? First Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for creating this photo series? Mary Rafferty: I have always been interested in all women’s stories, their challenges and what gives them strength. I felt as a woman it is important to raise the voices of other women. I have had the privilege of hearing these women’s stories and I feel that so many others…

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2018 Faces First Place Winner Profile – Michael Gomez

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Franklin, Tennessee https://www.gomezphotography.com/ Image © Michael Gomez Charlie & Fireflies First Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Michael Gomez: I was inspired to capture the innocence of a child and nature. The thought of an insect that can produce a flash of light is very captivating and mysterious to a young child. ASMP: Is there anything unique about your style or approach? MG: I chose a shift tilt 45mm…

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ASMP Faces 2018 Photo Contest Winners

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Dear Portrait Photography Enthusiasts, We are excited to announce the winners of the FIRST ASMP Faces Photo Contest. We have been holding themed contests to acknowledge the specialty groups that are prevalent in ASMP. We were thrilled with the quality of the 400+ submissions! Click on any photo to view a larger version and/or start a slide show. Many thanks to our three judges — NYC-based portrait photographer Clay Patrick McBride, Director of Photography Karen…

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Best of ASMP 2018 Contest Details Page

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UPDATE 12/4: Winners have been announced! (See results) UPDATE 10/29: We are coming down the home stretch! We have been told that due to several things happening during the month of October several entrants have been delayed. Consequently, we’ve decided to extend the contest to midnight on Sunday November 4th. Late fees will apply after midnight on October 31st so get those entries in! Remember this comes with an opportunity to be showcased in January’s…

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ASMP Faces Contest Details

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Winners have been announced! (See results) Prizes and Announcement Update While we are finalizing our judging for this contest and preparing to announce winners, we thought you would like to see the prizes our winners will receive. Special thanks to ThinkTank for being our prize sponsor. Look for the announcement with the results of this contest the week of September 3rd! Judging Update Round one judging is currently going on! The judges are hard at…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Kevin Cruff

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Seattle, Washington http://www.cruffphoto.com/ Images © Kevin Cruff Architect: Frank Gehry “The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain” Third Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Kevin Cruff: F-8 and be there! The beautiful architecture illuminated with such dramatic natural lighting – your intuition as a photographer runs wild! The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain by architect Frank Gehry is pure 3D poetry in motion. The day we visited late last December…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Ward Russell

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Santa Fe, New Mexico http://www.wardrussellphoto.com/ Image © Ward Russell “Arches and Domes of Abu Dhabi” Third Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Ward Russell: ARCHES AND DOMES OF ABU DHABI captures a sense of the beauty and grandeur of the interior and exterior spaces of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It accommodates over 40,000 worshipers. I…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Will Austin

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Bellvue, Washington http://willaustin.com/ Image © Will Austin “Leavenworth Home” Third Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Will Austin: It was a commercial shoot for the architect. ASMP: Is there anything unique about your style or approach? WA: I love to make dynamic images at the edge of the day and night. But this is a late night shot. ASMP: What type of lighting did you use for this image…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Alan Karchmer

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Washington, D.C. https://alankarchmer.com/ Image © Alan Karchmer National Museum of African American History and Culture, Freelon/Adjaye/Bond/SmithGroup Architects National Museum of African American History and Culture Third Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Alan Karchmer: The patterned corona that surrounds this building is most often considered from the exterior but if also functions as a veil framing views from the interior. This building is such an important symbol architecturally and…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Elliott Kaufman

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Brooklyn, New York http://ekaufman.com/ Images © Elliott Kaufman “Abandoned” Second Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Elliott Kaufman: That these buildings and spaces which had an important former and important life had fallen into disrepair and became forgotten gems of our culture. Whether they were roadside cafes, grand court houses, power generators or legitimate theaters they each had a unique quality and opportunity for unique photography. ASMP: Is there…

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