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  • 15 May 2017 8:25 PM | Beth Genengels (Administrator)

    PPANI

    May 10, 2017      Digital Image Competition

          We had 113 entries from 21 makers. The breakdown is as follows:

    77 Portraits     21 Illustrative 3 Wedding    3 Commercial      9 Artist

    21 B&W from the above categories.

    We no longer enter physical entries, but had 113 digital entries. 

    The judges discussed many of the images as Challenges. This is where we learn the most from the judges’ opinions.

    We had 67 that scored 80 or above (President’s Award) 67/113 or 59%. 

    We had 16 that scored 85 – 89, and 1 scored above 90.

    I want to thank my great print crew: Peter Yu, Megan Drane and Beth Genengels. Thanks to Peter Yu for running the new print handling and scoring system.

    Thanks to the Judges: Kathryn Northcott, Sabina Cavalli and Bruce Van Pelt.

    Sincerely,

    Bruce Van Pelt, Chairman

    Awards

    Best Black & White

    “Chill Out!” by Alejandro Mimo

    Best Artist

    “Running Away” by Peggy Sue Seehafer 

    Best Portrait

    “Taking Flight” by Megan Drane

    Best Illustrative

    “For the Love of Maplethorp” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

    Best of Show

    “Taking Flight” by Megan Drane

    BVP 5/15/2017


  • 28 Feb 2017 4:07 PM | Beth Genengels (Administrator)

    PPANI

    February 8, 2017      All Day Print Competition

    We had 191 entries from 38 makers. The breakdown is as follows:

    104 Portraits

    47 Illustrative

    8 Wedding

    7 Commercial

    24 Artist

    1 Albums   -   1 Digital, 0 Books

    37 B&W from the above categories.

    We had no physical entries and 191 digital entries. We had the most entries ever and much of that came from out-of-state participants.

    The judges discussed many of the images as Challenges. This is where we learn the most from the judges’ opinions.

    We had 79 that scored 80 or above (President’s Award) 79/191 or 41%.

    We had 13 that scored 85 – 89, and 2 scored above 90.

    I want to thank my great print crew: Peter Yu, Megan Drane, Beth Genengels and John Tulipano. Thanks to Peter Yu for running the new print handling and scoring system.

    Thanks to the Judges who traveled far to help us. They are:

    Robert Hawkins (Jury Chair).

    Judges -  Amy Feick, Pete Rezac, Toni Harryman, Karen Butts, Dan Thornton and Kristy Steeves all from different states.

    Sincerely,

    Bruce Van Pelt, Chairman

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