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What Are the Grand Imaging Awards?

The Grand Imaging Awards are awarded yearly at Imaging USA based on the results of the International Photographic Competition. Diamond Photographers of the Year and Medalists are honored at the ceremony. The top images in ten categories as selected by International Photographic Competition jurors are announced as well, with the top image from all categories earning the Grand Imaging Award!

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2017 Grand Imaging Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of PPA's Grand Imaging Awards. International Photographic Competition jurors selected the top images in ten categories from PPA's 2016 Loan Collection. First place winners in each category received a $500 cash prize. And Barbara Breitsameter, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, this year's overall Grand Imaging Award winner for "Send in the Clowns", received an additional $500 award!

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Send in the Clowns"
by Barbara Breitsameter, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
1st Place Animals Category
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Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"I've Got My Eye On You"
by Barbara Breitsameter, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2nd Place Animals Category

 

 

 

 

 

 




Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"The Bulldozer Gang"
by
Dani Miller
3rd Place Animals Category



 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Miss Abigail"
by
Kathy Wierda, M.Photog.Cr.
1st Place Children Category

 

 

 




 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 



Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Timid"
by Joseph Simone, M.Photog.Cr., API,F-ASP
2nd Place Children Category




 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Only Child"
by Cynthia Hornsby
3rd Place Children Category

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Orphan's Odyssey"

by Ben Shirk, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
1st Place Illustrative/Commercial Category



 

 



Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"The Suicide Squeeze"
by Jon Allyn, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
2nd Place Illustrative/Commercial Category



 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"I Am"
by Richard Sturdevant, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
3rd Place Illustrative/Commercial Category



 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Cathedral Forest"
by
Rodney Lough Jr., M.Photog.
1st Place Landscape/Nature Category


 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Lake Mattamuskeet Memory"
by Liyun Yu
2nd Place Landscape/Nature Category


 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Downstream"
by
Cris Duncan, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
3rd Place Landscape/Nature Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Waiting of the white bride"
by
In Sung Han, M.Photog.
1st Place Wedding Category

 

 

 


 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Message in a Bottle"
by
JB Sallee, M.Photog.Cr.
2nd Place Wedding Category

 

 





Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Earth Angel"
by
MJ Morgan, CPP
3rd Place Wedding Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"The Lessons of Their Father Are Not Forgotten"
by
David Edmonson, M.Photog.Cr.
1st Place Portrait Category

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Autumn Arrival"
by
Cristie Reddehase, M.Photog.Cr.
2nd Place Portrait Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Sisters, Forever Friends"
by
Kathy Wierda, M.Photog.Cr.
3rd Place Portrait Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Pointe of Grace"
by
Cristie Reddehase, M.Photog.Cr.
1st Place Seniors Category

 

 



 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Siren's Lair"
by
Ben Shirk, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
2nd Place Seniors Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Silent Contemplation"
by
Inna Sumra, M.Photog.
3rd Place Seniors Category


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Dad Started It!"
by Dan McClanahan, M.Photog.
1st Place Artist Category

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"My favorite page out of all my childhood books, and I kept it safe"
by Maria Bernal, M.Photog.Cr.
2nd Place Artist Category

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Dektol StopBath Fixer"
by Mark Bryant, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
3rd Place Artist Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Damsel Causes Distress"
by Jerry Ghionis, M.Photog.Cr.
1st Place Album Non-Event Category

 

 

 

 

 




Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Avante Home Design"
by Cris Duncan, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2nd Place Album Non-Event Category

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Dover Hall Estate"
by Jamie Hayes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
3rd Place Album Non-Event Category

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"The Elopement of Matt and Rachel"
by Ted Linczak, M.Photog.Cr.
1st Place Album Event Category

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Dave & Kristen"
by James Nisly and Genevieve Nisly
2nd Place Album Event Category

 


 

 

 

Grand Imaging Awards, Imaging USA, Photography Conference, Photography Convention"Rebecca and Phil"
by Larry Spencer M.Photog., CPP
3rd Place Album Event Category


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