Ross Taylor was a judge in the 2019 v18 Contest
WPJA Judge since 2009 -
Ross Taylor is a Denver-based freelance photographer and filmmaker. He's also an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. While at CU Boulder he has been one of two faculty fellows in the Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy. 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 numerous national and international awards, including Photojournalist of the Year (Large Markets). His work in a trauma hospital in Afghanistan was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He’s also been named Northern Photographer of the Year, Virginia Photographer of the Year and North Carolina Photographer of the Year (twice). He is also the creator of the industry resource imagedeconstructed.com.