WPJA 2012 CONTEST RESULTS
Congratulations to each and every WPJA member who had an award winning entry in the Q4 2012 contest! With over 22,000 entries in this contest, a Top 20 win in any of the 18 categories is quite an accomplishment. All contest winning images can be found here:
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2012
Steve Matteo, Illinois
Steve Matteo earned the grand title of WPJA Photographer of the Year (POY) for 2012, as well as a cash prize of $1000. USD.
POY First Runner Up - Tie
Two WPJA members tied for points for this title. Both winners will receive a $500 USD cash award.
Emin Kuliyev of New York
Matt Adcock of Mexico
POY Second Runner Up - Tie
There are three WPJA member photographers who received this honor. Each of them will receive a $250 USD cash award.
John Hudetz of Colorado
Inbal Sivan of New York
Justyna Ortyl of Poland
NOTE: There will be a slight change to WPJA contests, starting with 2013 Q1, with regard to the winning image point system. This will hopefully eliminate any future POY tie situations.