Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) announced today that entries are now being accepted into the first WPPI NYC @ PhotoPlus 16 x 20 Print Competition. Entries will be accepted from now until Sept. 23. Categories include Wedding: Bride and Groom Together, Bride or Groom Alone and Wedding Party; and Portrait: Individual and Group.
The top-scoring prints will be displayed before 25,000 attendees at WPPI NYC @ PhotoPlus, Oct. 27 and 28 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Trophies will be awarded to first-place winners, who will also receive a one-year WPPI membership and a free registration with a guest to WPPI 2012.
Accolade points will be awarded to WPPI members for prints scoring 80 or above. A Wedding and Portrait Grand Award winner will be chosen and then recognized at the WPPI 2012 Convention and Trade Show taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV, next February.
Entry fees are $39 for each entry or four submissions for $100 for WPPI members, and $49 per entry or $150 for four submissions for non-members. There is no limit to the number of prints entered. For more information or to enter visit: www.wppinyc16x20.com
WPPI NYC is the first WPPI Expo to take place on the East Coast. Co-locating with PhotoPlus Expo this fall in a new exhibit space at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, WPPI NYC will host a full day of educational seminars for professional photographers on Wednesday, Oct. 26. A two-day Expo will follow Oct. 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Attendees who register for WPPI NYC will also have full access to attend the PhotoPlus Expo. The pre-registration rate to attend all WPPI NYC seminars, WPPI NYC Expo and PhotoPlus Expo is $99. On-site registration will be $150. In addition, all registered attendees of the PhotoPlus Expo will have full access to WPPI NYC.