FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES FUJIFILM MASTERPIECE AWARD WINNERS

 

 

November 30, 2017, Valhalla, NY – FUJIFILM North America Corporation is excited to announce the winners of the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award for photographic excellence for this past quarter at the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) affiliate print competitions.

 

The FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award is administered by state and regional affiliates of the Professional Photographers of America exclusively for the members of these organizations and is available to affiliates in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It is the highest honor for PPA print competition that is given by Fujifilm. The award is given for prints in three separate categories – wedding, portrait and illustrativethat reflect the highest level of professional photography. Only prints with scores above 80 are considered to meet the criteria for the award.

 

The following photographers have been awarded the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award at the Professional Photographers of America International Print Competition:

 

        Kerri Weiss of Weiss on Location Photography, 6N430 Clydesdale Ct., Saint Charles, IL, for the photograph titled “The Wise One” in the illustrative category with a score of 96. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by Downtown Photo 150 Virginia Rd., Crystal Lake IL August 2017

 

        Lori R. McCoy of Bella Vita Photography, 339 N. Third Street, Hamilton OH, for the photograph titled “Messy Hair Don’t Care” in the portrait category with a score of 82. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by American Color Imaging, 715 E. 18th Street Cedar Falls, IA August 2017

 

The following photographers have been awarded the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award at the Professional Photographers of California Print Competition:

 

        Yogi Patel of Global Photography, Moorpark CA, for the photograph titled “Ruby in Red” in the wedding category with a score of 80. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by American Color Imaging, 715 E. 18th Street Cedar Falls, IA – September 2017

 

        Jerry Stevenson of Jerry Stevenson Photography, Upland, CA, for the photograph titled “Daddy’s Hat” in the portrait category with a score of 89. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by Bay Photo, 920 Disc Drive, Scott’s Valley, CA September 2017

 

        Jerry Stevenson of Jerry Stevenson Photography, Upland, CA, for the photograph titled “King of the Roost” in the illustrative category with a score of 84 The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by Bay Photo, 920 Disc Drive, Scott’s Valley, CA –  September 2017

 

The following photographers have been awarded the FUJIFILM Masterpiece Award at the Professional Photographers of Georgia Print Competition

 

        Paul Sasso of MV Photo Concepts, Monroe, GA, for the photograph titled “Take it on the Run” in the illustrative category with a score of 82. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by American Color Imaging, 715 E 18th St, Cedar Falls, IASeptember 2017

 

        Mark Turner of Turner PhotoDesign, Fayetteville, GA, for the photograph titled “Worth the Wait” in the wedding category with a score of 80. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by H&H Color Lab 8906 E 67th St, Raytown, MO – September 2017

 

        Mark Turner of Turner PhotoDesign, Fayetteville, GA, for the photograph titled “Road to Paradise” in the portrait category with a score of 81. The award-winning print was printed on genuine Fujicolor Crystal Archive Color Paper by H&H Color Lab 8906 E 67th St, Raytown, MOSeptember 2017

 

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

 

 

About FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including:  photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. The Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division delivers new products derived from Fujifilm technologies. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmusa.com/northamerica, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook.  To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.

 

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies.  In the year ended March 31, 2017, the company had global revenues of $21.5 billion, at an exchange rate of 108 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.

 

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For Immediate Release

 

CONTACT:

Swetha Neni

Fujifilm

914.789.8513

swetha.neni@fujifilm.com