Announcing the Winners of the 2018 APA Awards

Fri 31st Aug, 2018

By Admin in National, Awards, Awards Gallery

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Best of Show: Joe Pugliese

2018 APA Awards Best of Show © Joe Pugliese

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APA Awards Categories

(Click on any set of images to see that category's full size versions, in the Awards Gallery)

Adventure / Sports / Action

Left to Right:

First Place: Jason Evans
Second Place: Doug Menuez
Third Place: Damien Noble Andrews


Left to Right:

First Place: Alexandra Cearns
Second Place: Tracy + David
Third Place: Peter Samuels


Left to Right:

First Place: Timothy Griffith
Second Place: Karen Fuchs
Third Place: Martijn Oort

Beauty / Fashion / Lifestyle

Left to Right:

First Place: Colby Blount
Second Place: Brooklyn Varize
Third Place: Cera Hensley

Celebrity / Musician

Left to Right:

First Place: Fernando Decillis
Second Place: Sam Grant
Third Place: Elisabeth Caren

Conceptual / Altered

Left to Right:

First Place: Weston Fuller
Second Place: Jacob Watts
Third Place: Lisa LeJeune

Documentary / Editorial

Left to Right:

First Place: Fernando Decillis
Second Place: Art Streiber
Third Place: Ian Tuttle

Fine Art / Personal

Left to Right:

First Place: Hugh Kretschmer
Second Place: Daniel Kramer
Third Place: Christopher Cardoza


Left to Right:

First Place: Andy Lerner
Second Place: Mike Morgan
Third Place: Garen DiBartolomeo

Still Life / Food

Left to Right:

First Place: Rick Szczechowski
Second Place: Maren Caruso
Third Place: Stephen Hamilton

Travel / Landscape

Left to Right:

First Place: Jim Hildreth
Second Place: Mickey Strider
Third Place: Martin Klimek

Underwater / Aerial

Left to Right:

First Place: Dana Neibert
Second Place: Steve Babuljak
Third Place: Paul Turang

Emerging / Student

Left to Right:

First Place: Elisha Knight
Second Place: Hannah Benet
Third Place: Nitish Adla

Our Partners

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The 2018 APA Awards Judges

This years high-profile judges represent an excellent cross-section of the photo buying community:

Molly Roberts, National Geographic
Dave Bett Sony Music
Toby Kaufmann, Refinery29 
Sara Levi, Martin Agency  
Chris Peters, Colle McVoy  
Suzee Barrabee, Freelance Art Buyer/Producer
Anna Alexander, Wired  
Kim Harris, Team Detroit GTB
Charlie Hess, Chess Design/UCLA magazine
Pierluigi Serraino, Architect 
Stephanie Broad, Modern Luxury
Susan Spiritus, Susan Spiritus Gallery
Deirdre Read, Hearst Lifestyle Group 
William Beauter, Architect
Ralph Mennemeyer MRepresents 
Claudia Coffman Luerzer's Archive

All images © by each artist



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