2018 v12 Photography Competition

The Wedding Photojournalist Association v12 Photography Competition.

Contest Judges

Carol Guzy is a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer with The Washington Post. Guzy originally studied to be a nurse, but changed course after taking a photojournalism class. She received her most recent Pulitzer in 2000 for photographs of Kosovo refugees, a second in 1995 for her portrayal of the U.S. intervention in Haiti, and her first in 1986 awarding her work during a mudslide in... Read more

Gary Porter is currently a freelance photographer specializing in documentary, photojournalism, travel and editorial. He is a recipient of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism as the photographer for One in a Billion, the story of DNA sequencing of a very sick little boy, Nicholas Volker. Gary Porter began his career as a photojournalist with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in... Read more

Mary Vignoles, a freelance picture editor based in Oregon, helps photographers with idea generation and story telling though the fine tuning of focus and direction. She edits the work, portfolios, and websites of photojournalists as well as commercial and fine arts photographers ranging from students to seasoned professionals. In 16 years as an award-winning professional picture editor, she... Read more

Ross Taylor is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. Previously he was a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the inaugural fellow with the Multimedia Photography and Design Department at Syracuse University. Taylor has worked for prestigious visual newspapers such as The Virginian-Pilot and The Hartford Courant, as well as won... Read more