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Welcome to ASMP Contests!

Here you can navigate to all the information you need to know about ASMP Photo Contests.

BEST of ASMP 2020 (Members Only) – See the Winners List!

See the results of our 2019 Contests:

BEST OF ASMP 2019 (Members Only) – Winners and Honorable Mentions

ASMP STYLE (Fashion, Beauty) – Winners and Honorable Mentions

See the results of our 2018 Contests:

ASMP TASTE (Food) – Winners | Honorable Mentions

ASMP SPACES (Architecture) – Winners | Honorable Mentions

ASMP FACES (Portraiture) – Winners and Honorable Mentions

BEST OF ASMP 2018Winners and Honorable Mentions

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

 

 

Announcing the Best of ASMP 2020 Grand Prize Winner and Runners-Up

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After 10 days of members voting for their favorite submissions from among the five First Place Winners in each category, we are extremely pleased to announce the first-ever Grand Prize Winner for the Best of ASMP 2020 Photo/Video Contest. George Kamper's entry "Bubble Boy" wins the Grand Prize of a Sony Alpha a7R IV camera (with lens) courtesy of our sponsor, Sony. "Bubble Boy" was also named Jurists' Choice by our panel of judges. Margaret...
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Members Invited to Vote for Best Of ASMP 2020 Contest Grand Prize Winner

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The Best Of ASMP 2020 Contest is not over as we have one final round of judging to go - where members will vote for the Best of ASMP 2020 Grand Prize winner from the five first place category winners. Visit the complete list of Best of ASMP 2020 winners for a better look at single photos, series photos, and videos in their original sizes and formats. Winning images/video candidates (from left to right in...
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Best of ASMP 2020 Photo/Video Contest Winners

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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...
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Best of ASMP 2020 Contest

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BEST of ASMP 2020 prizes include CANON, FUJIFILM, and SONY CAMERA! About the BEST of ASMP 2020 Contest Sponsors include Sony, Canon, Fuji, Think Tank, and Bob Korn Imaging BEST of ASMP is a members-only contest and it is designed to showcase the important work of ASMP members from photos/videos taken between December 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Non-members can join ASMP to participate in the contest. Our contests are only one of the reasons...
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Enter American Photography Open 2020 and Win $5,000

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Welcome to American Photography Open 2020, celebrating the best pictures submitted by world-wide photo enthusiasts taken with any device. For over 30 years American Photography has been holding a juried competition primarily for professional photographers. The AP Annual book, featuring the winners, and the launch event in New York in November continues but with the proliferation of so much great photography taken by everyone we are entering our third year of offering a competition for…

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Best of ASMP 2019 Third Place Winner’s Profile – Sheryl Lanzel

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Dallas, Texas https://www.sheryllanzel.com/ Video © Sheryl Lanzel Trailing Forward Third Place – Personal/Self Promotion ASMP: What was your inspiration for making this video? Sheryl Lanzel: My inspiration for creating this video is bicycling, bicycles and being on a bike… the freedom and the child-like feeling of carefree, joyful fun that always comes to me when I ride my bike! ASMP: What type of setting do you prefer? SL: Outdoors… a colorful sky, leaves swaying, etc….

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Best of ASMP 2019 Third Place Winner’s Profile – Howard Paul

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Denver, Colorado http://howardpaulphotography.com/ Image © Howard Paul Short-grass Prairie Third Place – Personal/Self Promotion ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Howard Paul: This scene appeared before me while sauntering about to exercise my eyes. I really did not see its beauty at the time; it was an “eh, this looks interesting” sort of image. ASMP: What type of setting do you prefer? HP: I am not, by any means, a landscape photographer…

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Best of ASMP 2019 Third Place Winner’s Profile – John Slemp

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Atlanta, Georgia https://www.aerographs.com/about Image © John Slemp Hondajet Third Place – Commercial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? John Slemp: It was an advertising commission for an aviation client, Epps Aviation. I had created several other images earlier that afternoon, using available light, but they just didn’t strike me as anything other than “serviceable.” So after a quick dinner of lasagna in the line crew’s “office,” I mentioned that I had an…

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Best of ASMP 2019 Second Place Winner’s Profile – Luke Copping

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Buffalo, New York https://www.lukecopping.com/ Image © Luke Copping Tom Moriarty of Moriarty Meats Second Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Luke Copping: It was part of an assignment for Buffalo Spree – a local blog that covers news, culture, and business profiles in my hometown of Buffalo NY. It had started conceptually as a personal project but quickly turned into an editorial one after I pitched it the editorial…

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Best of ASMP 2019 Second Place Winner’s Profile – Patrick Heagney

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Atlanta, Georgia https://www.patrickheagney.com/ Images © Patrick Heagney Machine Learning Second Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking these photos? Patrick Heagney: This is a series of photos taken with a 0.014 megapixel Gameboy Camera from 1998. The camera shoots in four-tone black and white and saves the files as a bitmap, these images have been colorized but are otherwise unaltered. I wanted to get back to basics with this series and it…

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