Congratulations to the winners of the first Out of Chicago Print Competition!
This past weekend, we announced the winners of the first-ever Out of Chicago Print Competition. Photos were broken up into four categories — illustrative, wedding, photojournalism and portrait — and were judged using the “12 Elements of a Merit Image.”
Out of all the photos entered, a Best of Show award was also presented. Below are our four winners; click on each image to see them larger.
Best Photojournalism: “The Reptile” by Russ Heritage
Best Wedding: “Peek A Boo” by Diego Ivan Martirena
Best Portrait: “The English Press” by Diego Ivan Martirena
Best Illustrative: “Mouse Trap” by Kevin Bailey
Our Best of Show award went to “Mouse Trap,” by Kevin Bailey. Congratulations to our winners!
We had nearly 100 entries in this year’s competition, with several entries receiving a Merit score of 80 or above. Stay tuned for more competitions like this coming in the future!
You can learn more about our judging process, including the “12 Elements of a Merit Image” by visiting the Portrait Conference website.