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Friday, October 22nd, 2010

WPJA Q3 2010 CONTEST - DEADLINE IN ONE WEEK!

The WPJA is happy to announce the 2010 Q3 Photography Contest, which highlights the finest examples of wedding photojournalism taken in 2010. Deadline for the contest is Friday, October 29, 2010 at 9:00 pm EST. Read the contest rules (login required). REMINDER: Members can enter 60 FREE contest images from their 2010 weddings.  This is 60 free entries per season, not per contest.

CONTEST CATEGORIES

Bride Getting Ready, Groom Getting Ready, Ceremony, Great Natural Light, Reflections, Parents, Other Vendors, Departure, Ring Details, the Cake, Engagement Portrait and Lit Portrait, which are images that use creative lighting techniques. Full contest category descriptions.

CONTEST JUDGES

Judges for the 2010 Q3 competition are award-winning Bowling Green, Kentucky. photographer Jeanie Adams-Smith, Associate Professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University; Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Leeson, who has been on staff at The Dallas Morning News for 26 years; Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renee C. Byer with The Sacramento Bee; commercial, editorial and stock photographer Seth Resnick, co-founder of D-65; and Stephanie Sinclair, a photojournalist living and working in the Middle East who shoots for a number of publications, including Time, Newsweek, The New York Times and Rolling Stone. Complete judges bios.

CONTEST SPONSORS

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D-65 DIGITAL WORKFLOW WORKSHOPS

D-65's workflow is accomplished by using Adobe Lightroom. D65's Lightroom Workbook, Workflow Not Workslow details everything you ever wanted or needed to know about the five modules in Lightroom, including setting up preferences for optimal results and organizing catalogs. Included is an entire chapter which details the D-65 legendary workflow; an advanced, yet simple workflow from capture through editing, tweaking, processing and exporting. The book also covers many digital concepts such as color space, shooting raw, file naming and archiving. D-65 was one of the first and foremost companies teaching Lightroom workflow, and the incredibly successful program has taught thousands of photographers worldwide. Seth Resnick and Jamie Spritzer are the perfect guides to lead you through the maze of technical problems and practical challenges that stand between you and a seamless digital workflow with Lightroom at the core. Seth Resnick has worked with the Lightroom development team since its inception and knows the program inside and out.

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