Marc Aviles Wins a 1st Place, One 2nd Place Awards
Three Accolades of Excellence
2008 WPPI 8 x 10 1st Half Print Competition
Award winning Pinoy photographer Marc Aviles of This is iT Photograpy from San Jose, CA, has received special honors in the WEDDING & PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS INTERNATIONAL (WPPI) 2008 WPPI 8 x 10 1st Half Print Competition. Designed to recognize outstanding photographers, the judging was held in Santa Monica, CA on June, 2008.
Marc was recently chosen as the PopPhoto 2007 Photographer of the Year and has several international photography competition awards from the likes of the Photo World Cup and the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year.
Here are Marc’s WPPI 8×10 1st Half Print Competition winning prints:
“untitled” received First Place in the Landscape / Nature category.
“Valley of Fire” received Second Place in the Landscape / Nature category.
“Together” received an Accolade of Excellence in the Engagement category.
“Waiting” received an Accolade of Excellence in the Animals / Pets category.
“Armageddon” received an Accolade of Excellence in the Illustrative / Editorial category.
Marc Aviles competed against an international field of photographers to win such honors.
From the combined first place winners of the first and second halves of 8×10 competition, Prints of the Year will be chosen in the four major categories: Wedding, Portrait, Photojournalism and Commercial. These winners are known as the WPPI International Prints of the Year and will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony at WPPI 2009 in Las Vegas.
The 2008 competition included 932 prints in 18 different categories submitted by photographers from all over the world.
For more information please visit www.wppionline.com/competition/