Homepage image: Lifestyle, 3rd Place © 2015 Kamil Mrouah
Our annual competition is in the books. Planning for this competition is a year-long endeavor. This year's competition received over 2,300 entries–making the judging extremely difficult. Kenneth Zane from Leo Burnett remarked,
It was an honor to be a part of this panel of judges, I was so impressed by the quality of the photos and the immense talent of the photographers who submitted their art.
The selected artists listed below are recognized for their outstanding work that reflects personal vision and exemplifies technical excellence. Congratulations!
To view the winning images click on VIEW GALLERY above and select "All". Below are the names of the winners with a link to their personal websites.
Best of Show
Our partners exemplify what's right about the industry. We work hand-in-hand throughout the year to bring the best awards contest to life. We want to thank to all our partners for supporting our mission and believing in our community in a big way. Their annual commitment to this organization and our initiatives helps keep the industry vibrant and strong. Thank you.
A heartfelt thanks goes out to the respected judges who took the time out of their busy schedules to vote on the images and select the winners. This year’s judges included:
Images are submitted to the APA Awards online, and all are voted on by respected industry professionals. Judging is blind. The names of the photographers are not revealed until the winners are announced. Chosen images are based on collective scores.
The next APA Awards call for entries will begin in May 2016.
Last but not least – we want to thank our community. We are amazed at the caliber of work being produced and submitted to our competition. Our community keeps pushing the boundaries, exploring new creative territories, striving for excellence which keeps our industry alive, vibrant and strong. Bravo.
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