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2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile – Viraj Andrew Bunnag

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Hua Hin, Thailand https://www.vbunnagphotography.com/ Image © Viraj Andrew Bunnag Abstract Organic White First Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Viraj Andrew Bunnag: I was always fascinated by the Sagrada Familia. The huge scale of the interior space was stunning. Looking up towards the ceiling I wanted to capture the vastness of this space from a lower angle. I was inspired by some scenes from a few…

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2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile – Brad Feinknopf

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Columbus, Ohio https://feinknopf.com/ Image © Brad Feinknopf “Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum” First Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Brad Feinknopf: When shooting a building, I like to have around 3-4 days to totally see, explore, and come to understand a building. I kind of need to live in the building from dawn to dusk to fully experience the building. Much, after 30 years of shooting, is intuitive…

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2018 Spaces First Place Winner Profile – Alan Karchmer

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Washington, D.C. https://alankarchmer.com/ Images © Alan Karchmer World Trade Center Transportation Hub, Santiago Calatrava Architect World Trade Center Transportation Hub First Place – Series of Images ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Alan Karchmer: The objective of this assignment was to create a comprehensive portrait of this spectacular building. It was somewhat intimidating being commissioned to photograph a building which, at the time, what known as the most Instagrammed place in the…

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Taste 2018 Contest Third Place – Jim Scherer

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Dorchester, Massachusetts jimscherer.com All Images © Jim Scherer Food Styling: Lara Miklasevics, Prop Styling: D’Ette Roberts, Digital Tech: Nyla Schroeder “10 Colors of Food” Third Place – Series “At first we set out to try just 6 colors, but as we progressed we thought of more and more possibilities, so we regrouped for a second day. We ended up with about 15 images, but these I think were the strongest 10. By the way, blue…

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Taste 2018 Contest Third Place – John Davidson

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Austin, Texas www.johndavidson-photography.com All images © John Davidson “Cured Fish” Third Place – Editorial “The image was shot for Texas Monthly’s Best New Restaurants feature, with a Art Director’s suggestion to ‘play with shadows.’ The magazine’s amazing art/design team provides great direction when needed, but equally significant, often reminds me to ‘feel free to experiment.’ It’s a permission that allows you to work creatively with the sense of a safety net.” ASMP: What was your…

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Taste 2018 Contest Third Place – Gerri Jones

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Wilson, New York www.gerrijonesphotography.com Image © Gerri Jones “Winter Squash Still Life” Third Place – Self Promotion / Personal “I wanted a simple composition that would highlight the shape and form of the squash, with a particular accent on the intricate webbing of seeds – nature gives us so many beautiful colors, shapes and forms of nourishment.” ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Gerri Jones: I started a project this winter creating…

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Taste 2018 Contest Third Place – Barney Taxel

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Cleveland, Ohio www.taxelimagegroup.com Image © Barney Taxel “Anejo Rocks” Third Place – Advertising “Part of a series of studio photographs illustrating a number of tequila cocktail recipes.” ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Barney Taxel: A commission from Hayrake Management, a small New York marketing firm, for their client 4 Copas Organic Tequila. ASMP: What type of setting do you prefer? BT: Just about anywhere. ASMP: Is there anything unique about your…

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Second Place Winners Profiled: ASMP Taste

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It has become traditional to do a Q&A with each of the winners from our recent contests. Since ASMP Taste wrapped up in March, we have been working with our Second Place winners to profile their winning entry. You’ll find links to each of those profiles below. Advertising – Iri Greco: Dusting, 2017 Editorial – Fluid Frame: Citrus Pop Self Promotion/Personal – Caren Alpert: Is Food Art? Series of Images – David Paul Schmit: Cutting…

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