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) – Winners | Honorable Mentions

ASMP FACES (Portraiture) – Winners and Honorable Mentions

BEST OF ASMP 2018 – October 1st – 31, 2018

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

 

 

ASMP Faces 2018 Photo Contest Winners

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Dear Portrait Photography Enthusiasts, We are excited to announce the winners of the FIRST ASMP Faces Photo Contest. We have been holding themed contests to acknowledge the specialty groups that are prevalent in ASMP. We were thrilled with the quality of the 400+ submissions! Click on any photo to view a larger version and/or start a slide show. Many thanks to our three judges — NYC-based portrait photographer Clay Patrick McBride, Director of Photography Karen…

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Best of ASMP 2018 Contest Details Page

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About the BEST of ASMP 2018 Photography Contest BEST of ASMP is the fourth and final photography contest we will hold in 2018. This is a members-only contest and it is designed to showcase the important work of ASMP members from the 2018 calendar year. Non-members can join ASMP to enable participation in the contest. Our contests are only one of the reasons you’ll want to consider joining ASMP. This page is updated weekly with relevant contest information…

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ASMP Faces Contest Details

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Winners have been announced! (See results) Prizes and Announcement Update While we are finalizing our judging for this contest and preparing to announce winners, we thought you would like to see the prizes our winners will receive. Special thanks to ThinkTank for being our prize sponsor. Look for the announcement with the results of this contest the week of September 3rd! Judging Update Round one judging is currently going on! The judges are hard at…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Kevin Cruff

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Seattle, Washington http://www.cruffphoto.com/ Images © Kevin Cruff Architect: Frank Gehry “The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain” Third Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Kevin Cruff: F-8 and be there! The beautiful architecture illuminated with such dramatic natural lighting – your intuition as a photographer runs wild! The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain by architect Frank Gehry is pure 3D poetry in motion. The day we visited late last December…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Ward Russell

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Santa Fe, New Mexico http://www.wardrussellphoto.com/ Image © Ward Russell “Arches and Domes of Abu Dhabi” Third Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Ward Russell: ARCHES AND DOMES OF ABU DHABI captures a sense of the beauty and grandeur of the interior and exterior spaces of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It accommodates over 40,000 worshipers. I…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Will Austin

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Bellvue, Washington http://willaustin.com/ Image © Will Austin “Leavenworth Home” Third Place – Advertising ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Will Austin: It was a commercial shoot for the architect. ASMP: Is there anything unique about your style or approach? WA: I love to make dynamic images at the edge of the day and night. But this is a late night shot. ASMP: What type of lighting did you use for this image…

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2018 Spaces Third Place Winner Profile – Alan Karchmer

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Washington, D.C. https://alankarchmer.com/ Image © Alan Karchmer National Museum of African American History and Culture, Freelon/Adjaye/Bond/SmithGroup Architects National Museum of African American History and Culture Third Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Alan Karchmer: The patterned corona that surrounds this building is most often considered from the exterior but if also functions as a veil framing views from the interior. This building is such an important symbol architecturally and…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Elliott Kaufman

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Brooklyn, New York http://ekaufman.com/ Images © Elliott Kaufman “Abandoned” Second Place – Series ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Elliott Kaufman: That these buildings and spaces which had an important former and important life had fallen into disrepair and became forgotten gems of our culture. Whether they were roadside cafes, grand court houses, power generators or legitimate theaters they each had a unique quality and opportunity for unique photography. ASMP: Is there…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Viraj Andrew Bunnag

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Hua Hin, Thailand https://www.vbunnagphotography.com/ Image © Viraj Andrew Bunnag The Grand Staircase Second Place – Self Promotion / Personal ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Viraj Andrew Bunnag: I love the symmetry of this interior space with all the arches and the staircase leading towards the sculpture. I intentionally wanted to capture this image in monochrome because the lighting was very dramatic. ASMP: What type of setting do you prefer? VAB: Mostly manual settings…

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2018 Spaces Second Place Winner Profile – Irvin Serrano

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Biddeford, Maine https://irvinserrano.com/ Image © Irvin Serrano “Coastal Home” Second Place – Editorial ASMP: What was your inspiration for taking this photo? Irvin Serrano: The location speaks for itself. This was a unique project in many ways given that it had a great team behind it and the construction budget was unparalleled. This provided the build/design team with the opportunity to really showcase their talents. Our team decided that one day on this location was…

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