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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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Taste 2018 Second Place Winner Profile – David Paul Schmit

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Minneapolis, Minnesota www.davidpaulschmit.com/ All images © David Paul Schmit Food Styling: Lara Miklasevics, Prop Styling: D’Ette Roberts, Digital Tech: Nyla Schroeder “Cutting Calories” Second Place – Series “This series was inspired by methods of restricting calories for weight loss. Since my twin sister died in 2003 of anorexia, I have become more interested in food photography. Photography has become a method for me to find answers as well to cope with the loss.” ASMP: What…

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Taste 2018 Second Place Winner Profile – Caren Alpert

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San Francisco, California www.carenalpert.com/ Image © Caren Alpert “Is Food Art?” Second Place – Self Promotion / Personal Caren Alpert is a San Francisco-based photographer, specializing in food, interiors, and portraits, most often with a lifestyle point of view. Shooting for clients that range from award winning architecture/design magazines, to PR firms that represent the most internationally known chefs/restaurants, ad agencies and design firms doing innovative branding and strategic campaigns all the way to cookbook…

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Taste 2018 Second Place Winner Profile – Iri Greco

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Brooklyn, New York and Northern California brakethroughmedia.com Image © BrakeThrough Media “Dusting, 2017” Second Place – Advertising Iri Greco came of age in the 1980’s New York art and punk scene, but longed for the wild. Jim Fryer grew up in laid-back southern California, but found passion and intensity as a bike racer. As a team, they bring out each other’s best traits: big thinking, spontaneity, pragmatism, authenticity, and balance. Together, Iri and Jim create…

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ASMP Spaces Contest Details

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  Judges have selected our winners! Our judges Gregory, Michael and David have made their selections and winners have been announced! See the results of both Winners and Finalists here. There were so many great entries and a fine line between all levels of winners. We wish we could have fit all the images on one page but we couldn’t do it without compromising page load times. Please know that we recognize the quality of…

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First Place Winner Profiles: 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 First Place winners to profile their winning entry. You’ll find links to each of those profiles below. Barney Taxel – Chicken Skin Fried Jim Scherer – Octopus on Black Justin Walker – Girls Night In Melissa Brisko – Breakfast With Vonnegut Feel free to congratulate…

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Taste 2018 Contest First Place – Jim Scherer

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Dorchester, Massachusetts jimscherer.com Image © Jim Scherer “Octopus on Black” First Place – Advertising “This octopus really caught my eye because of its colors and the spherical shape it had been frozen into. I kept it after the client’s shoot and set this up several days later.” ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Jim Scherer: ​I was shooting a straightforward project for a wholesale importer of fish and shellfish. They needed simple shots…

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Taste 2018 Contest First Place – Barney Taxel

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Cleveland, Ohio www.taxelimagegroup.com Image © Barney Taxel “Chicken Skin Fried” First Place – Editorial “The chef began zesting the fried chicken skins with what I believe was lemon rind and I said ‘please do that again’ and this photograph happened.” ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Barney Taxel: A commission from Cleveland Magazine for their annual Silver Spoons issue, 2017. After the dish was put on the set (location: The Plum, Cleveland,…

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