ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

Welcome to ASMP Contests!

Here you can navigate to all the information you need to know about ASMP 2018 contests.

There will be four competitions during the year:

ASMP TASTE (Food) – January – Winners | Honorable Mentions

ASMP SPACES (Architecture) – April 1st – 30th (results announced week of June 4th)

ASMP FACES (Portraiture) – July 1 – 31st (results announced week of September 3rd)

BEST OF ASMP 2018 – October 1st – 31st (results announced week of December 3rd)

You can also find results from the recent ASMP Best of 2017 photo contest.

 

 

ASMP Faces Contest Details

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About ASMP Faces Photography Contest ASMP Faces is the third of four photography contests we will hold in 2018. ASMP Spaces is designed to showcase the important contributions of portrait photographers capturing a person/mood. The contest is open to ASMP members and non-members. Non-members can join ASMP and save on entry fees. Find out more about joining ASMP today!  This page is updated weekly with relevant contest information so bookmark it! We’ve outlined the key dates of…

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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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  Judging Currently Going On! Our judges Gregory, Michael and David are currently hard at work looking through your entries! We will complete Round 1 this weekend and then Round 2 will begin on May 14th. Thanks for your patience while our judges go through their evaluation process. There were some really great entries and we can’t wait for them to finish! A Letter from our Executive Director, Tom Kennedy Dear ASMP Spaces Participants, I…

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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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Taste 2018 Contest First Place – Justin Walker

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Brooklyn, New York and Denver, Colorado www.justinwalker.com Images © Justin Walker “Girls Night In” First Place – Series Throw a casual dinner party that wows guests and keeps your effort to a minimum. Cookbook author and entertaining maven Alison Roman shares dishes from her new book, Dining In, along with expert tips from a memorable middle eastern-accented spread.” – Nov. 2018, Cooking Light Magazine. ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Justin Walker:…

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