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Fujifilm Announces Second Quarter 2019 Fujifilm Masterpiece Award Winners

August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019, Valhalla, New York – FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce the second quarter 2019 winners of the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award for photographic excellence at the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) affiliate print image competitions. This award is administered by state and regional affiliates of the PPA exclusively for the members of these organizations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award is the highest honor given in connection with the PPA image competitions by Fujifilm. The award is given for images in three separate categories–Wedding, Portrait and Illustrative–that reflect the highest level of professional photography. Only photographic images with scores above 80 (out of 100) meet the criteria for the award.

The following photographers have been awarded the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award for Q2 2019, via their local chapters of the PPA:

Northeast District:

  • Aaron Beale, of A.R. Beale Photography, Enola, Pennsylvania, is a member of PPA of Pennsylvania. His image, “The Trapper”, earned a score of 82 and was printed on FUJICOLOR Crystal Archive Digital Pearl Paper by Bay Photo of Scotts Valley, California.

Southeast District:

  • Constance Sanders, of Constance Sanders Photography, Bellevue, Kentucky, is a member of the Kentucky PPA. Constance’s image, “I’m All Ears”, earned a score of 80, and was printed on FUJICOLOR Crystal Archive Professional Paper Super Type CN by American Color Imaging of Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • Suzanne Deaton, of Suzanne Deaton Photography, Hazard, Kentucky, is also a member of the Kentucky PPA.  Suzanne’s image, “Rapunzel’s Curse”, earned a score of 96 and was printed on FUJICOLOR Crystal Archive Professional Paper Super Type CN by American Color Imaging of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Western District:

  • Chris Wooley, of Heads and Tails Photography, Spokane, Washington, is a member of PPA of Washington. His image, “The Colorization of George B. Miles - 1891”, earned a score of 85 and was printed on FUJICOLOR Crystal Archive Digital Pearl Paper by American Color Imaging of Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • Jenni Knezovich, of Fotos by Jenni, Rock Springs, Wyoming, is a member of the Wyoming PPA. Her images, “Lady in Red”, and “Teensy Kittles”, earned scores of 80 and 84 respectively, and were printed on FUJICOLOR Crystal Archive Professional Paper Super Type CN by American Color Imaging of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Fujifilm is proud to honor photographers who strive to create images of excellence and distinction with this award and to work with PPA to recognize these incredibly distinguished professionals.

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About Fujifilm
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Daniel Carpenter