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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.

 

 

Best of ASMP 2020 First Place Winner’s Profile – Tracy + David, Stills and Motion

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Los Angeles, Californiahttps://www.tracydavid.com/ Image © Tracy + David, Stills and Motion “RV Travel” First Place – Commercial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo/video? Tracy + David: We were shooting imagery of a camper van around the West in stills, motion, and with a drone, and spotted this great curvy road in the trees while heading to a location in the mountains of Northern California. We thought it would make an interesting image…

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Best of ASMP 2020 First Place Winner’s Profile – Mike Morgan

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Washington, DChttps://mikemorganphoto.com/Image © Mike Morgan “Robert Charrow, General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services” First Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo/video? Mike Morgan: On March 19th of 2020 we were entering a lockdown phase around the mid-Atlantic states, but I still had a full slate of shoots scheduled and continued to work. I wasn’t nervous at the time; people weren’t wearing masks yet and social distancing…

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Best of ASMP 2020 First Place Winner’s Profile – Margaret McCarthy

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New York, NYhttp://margaretmccarthy.com/Image © Margaret McCarthy “2020 NYC Women’s March; Memorial for Transgendered Women of Color” First Place – Self-Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo/video? Margaret McCarthy: I’ve been photographing the peace and social justice movements from 1980-through our present day. Gays Against Guns, an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies, march dressed in white, veiled costumes. Each marcher carriers a portrait, holding the space…

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Best of ASMP 2020 First Place Winner’s Profile – Sara Rubinstein

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Minneapolis, Minnesota https://rubinsteinphoto.com/ Video © Sara Rubinstein “Alone Together” First Place – Video ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo/video? Sara Rubinstein: I was inspired by the quiet moments with my daughter during the first Covid lockdowns in March and April of 2020. It was important to me to visually contextualize the experience of being home, together, during what turned out to be only the beginning of the pandemic. ASMP: What type of…

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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, Fujifilm, 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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