Today is the big day: 29 photographers and their award-winning prints compete for the ultimate prize, the first National Sunset Print Award being held at LexJet headquarters in Sarasota, Fla.
A five-person judging panel will stroll through the gallery of images that won Sunset Print Awards at a variety of photo competitions across the country. Those winners were then eligible for the National Sunset Print Award with the First-, Second- and Third-Place winners earning valuable prizes.
This year’s judges include:
- Tom Carabasi of Ringling College of Art + Design
- Julie Hughes, Abbey of London, Jensen Beach, Fla.
- Rich Newell, Professional Photographers of America
- Carmen Schettino, Carmen Schettino Photography, Sarasota
- Jessica Vogel, Jessica Vogel Photography, Shelbyville, Ky.
The judges’ work will be cut out for them as the 29 Sunset Print Award winners run the gamut from landscapes and portraits to fine art and abstract work.
To view all of the 2014 Sunset Print Award winners currently on display for judging today, go to www.sunsetprint.com/previous-winners/. You will also see Sunset Print Award winners from previous years, so it’s a diverse gallery of talent.
To find out the 2015 competitions where the Sunset Print Award is being presented, go to www.sunsetprint.com/sunset-print-award/. This page is continually being updated as organizations around the country finalize their conferences, conventions and competitions, so check back regularly for the latest.
Also, check back here for the final judging results from the first National Sunset Print Award.