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Best of ASMP 2020 Photo/Video Contest Winners

By January 29, 2021March 3rd, 2021Best of 2020, Contests, Strictly Business Blog

Dear ASMP Members,

I am very pleased to announce the winners of the five categories of the Best of ASMP 2020 Photo/Video Contest. The winning images and videos in this contest only reconfirm the incredible talent of our diverse membership. Stay tuned for special profiles of our winners in the coming weeks.

Also, it must be stated that the contest is not yet officially over as we now move into the final stage of judging with members being invited to determine the Best of ASMP 2020 Grand Prize winner. Details about how to participate in the member judging for the Grand Prize will be posted next week.

Special thanks to our judges Kat Dalager, Cindy Pardy, and Tracey Woods for bringing their expertise to our annual contest. You can find more information about our judges on our Best of ASMP 2020 Contest Details page.

And finally, a very special thanks to our contest sponsors – Sony, Canon, Fujifilm, Think Tank, and Bob Korn Imaging.

Again, congratulations to all!

James Edmund Datri
Chief Executive Officer

See who was the Grand Prize Winner!

First Place – Commercial

“RV Travel” by Tracy + David Stills and Motion


Second Place Commercial – “Aslin et al. v. University of Rochester” by Dave Moser

Third Place Commercial – “A Girl and Her Horse” by Kathryn Elsesser

First Place – Editorial

“Robert Charrow, General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services” by Mike Morgan


Second Place Editorial – “Black Lives Matter” by William Jones

Third Place Editorial – “Hurricane Laura Portrait” by Kathy Anderson

First Place – Self Promotion / Personal

“2020 NYC Women’s March; Memorial for Transgendered Women of Color” by Margaret McCarthy


Second Place Self Promotion/Personal – “Duck” by Mat Rick

Third Place Self Promotion/Personal – “Raging Mother” by Kristofer Dan-Bergman

First Place – Series of Images

“Bubble Boy” by George Kamper

Second Place – Series “Keep Going New York!” by Stefan Falke

Third Place – Series (Tie) “2020 Portland BLM Protest Movement” by Cameron Browne

Third Place – Series (Tie) “Zaha Hadid’s 1000 Museum in Miami” by Brad Feinknopf

First Place – Video

“Alone Together” by Sara Rubinstein

Second Place – Video “Les Albatres by TRUDON” by Michele Curel

Third Place – Video “Protein 2o \ Who am I?” by Travis Duncan

Honorable Mentions

“The Wave Silent Disco” by Tom Kubik

“Alex” by Gene Smirnov

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