February 5, 2019, Valhalla, New York – FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce the fourth quarter winners of the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award for photographic excellence at the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) affiliate print competitions. This award is administered by state and regional affiliates of the PPA exclusively for the members of these organizations, and is available to affiliates in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award is the highest honor for PPA print competitions that is given by Fujifilm. The award is given for prints in three separate categories–Wedding, Portrait and Illustrative–that reflect the highest level of professional photography. Only prints with scores above 80 meet the criteria for the award.
The following photographer has been awarded the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award at the Intermountain Professional Photographers Association Print Competition:
● Jen Hargrove of Jen Hargrove Photography, 16 East 3rd St, Big Piney, WY 83113 for the photograph titled “Statuesque” in the Portrait category with a score of 82. The award-winning print was printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Professional Paper Super Type PDN by American Color Imaging, 715 E 18th St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.
The following photographers have been awarded FUJIFILM Masterpiece Awards at the Professional Photographers Association of California Print Competition:
● Jerry Stevenson, 1308 Monte Vista Ave, Suite 3, Upland, CA 91786, for the photograph titled “The Outlaw” in the Illustrative category with a score of 83 as well as the photograph titled “The Sharecropper” in the Portrait category with a score of 100. The award-winning prints were both printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Pearl Paper by Bay Photo, 920 Disc Dr, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.
● Yogi Patel, 7020 Hogan St, Moorpark, CA 93021, for the photograph titled “Final Touches” in the Wedding category with a score of 89. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Pearl Paper by Bay Photo, 920 Disc Dr, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.
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