University Photographers' Association of America
Monthly Image Competition - Summer 2010

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Best of Show - Sponsored by

"Light and Sound" - (370 pts.)
by Chris Stacey, Griffith University

BOS - Light & Sound by Chris Stacey, Griffiths University

"Bachelor of Photography Graduate and QCA alumni Johannes Laumer with one of his experimental works made up of water, light and sound."

 

Sports Action

Fingertip Save by Tony Mastres, U California Santa Barbara

1st Place (305 pts.) - "Fingertip Save" by Tony Mastres, University of California, Santa Barbara.

"Goalkeeper Jose Romero successfully blocks a kick by Gaucho James Kiffe. The tie game ended with a loss in a PK shootout."

 

dead dog race by Trice Megginson, U Wyoming

2nd Place (302 pts.) - "Dead Dog Race" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming.

"Cyclists race through downtown during the annual Dead Dog Classic."

 

Come Fly with me by Jaren Wilkey, BYU

3rd Place (280 pts.) - "Come Fly With Me" by Jaren Wilkey, Brigham Young University.

"July 10, 2010 - Blake Tillotson goes airborne after a slide tackle in a 2-1 loss to Fresno."

 

in your face by Caroline Summers, Samford U

Honorable Mention (269 pts.) - "In Your Face" by Caroline Summers, Samford University.

"A six year old camper takes a ball to the face during the second summer session of the youth soccer camp."

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Sports Features

"Into the Wild Blue Yonder" by Tony Mastres, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1st Place (322 pts.) - "Into the Wild Blue Yonder" by Tony Mastres, University of California, Santa Barbara.

"This assignment required us to pair up tennis player Josh Finkel and some type of aviation theme. It ended up with me laying on a dirt road near the end of the runway at our municipal airport photographing Josh as planes zoomed overhead. After an hour of Cessna's, Commuter flights and the assorted experimental craft we got lucky when this large jet taxied out and took off right over us. Just what we needed. And despite having 4 people and assorted light stands and flashes going off for over an hour, we never received a visit form the authorities."

 

"Soccer" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University

2nd Place (284 pts.) - "Soccer" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

"Posed action for soccer brochure."

 

"Kekoa Chavez" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming

3rd Place (283 pts.) - "Kekoa Chavez" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming.

"Kekoa Chavez photographed for a profile in the alumni magazine."

Portrait of a Lineman, by Martin Vloet, University of Michigan

Honorable Mention (273 pts.) - "Portrait of a Lineman" by Martin Vloet, University of Michigan.

"Greg Banks stands in a pool of light, holding his pads and knee braces, just off the practivce field. I had only 30 seconds to compose a strong personality portrait."

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People & Portraits

"Evening Wear", by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

1st Place (285 pts.) - "Evening Wear", by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

"Marie Wicks models the evening gown she wore during her piano performance at a recent beauty pagent."

"Researcher" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

2nd Place (280 pts.) - "Researcher" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

"A portrait of water researcher Joseph Asante for use in a campus magazine."

"Cynthia the Bike Mechanic" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming.

3rd Place Tie (261 pts.) - "Cynthia the Bike Mechanic" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming.

"Cynthia, a sophomore in Kineisiology, works as a bicycle mechanic for the Campus Recreation office."

"Truman Warrior" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Honorable Mention (260 pts.) - "Truman Warrior" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

"Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich sat in with Jazz Ensemble I during the recording of their most recent CD. Jazz I was named Downbeat Magazine's best college jazz band for the sixth time."

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Campus Environment

"Morning Mow" by Scott Soderberg, University of Michigan.

1st Place (328 pts.) - "Morning Mow" by Scott Soderberg, University of Michigan.

"Early morning mowing of one of the many sports practice fields on campus."

"The Last Days" by Michael Lewis, Brigham Young University - Idaho.

2nd Place (316 pts.) - "The Last Days" by Michael Lewis, Brigham Young University - Idaho.

"An ominous cloud from a fire west of Rexburg shrouds the Temple south of campus."

"Campus View" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

3rd Place (303 pts.) - "Campus View" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

"An aerial view of campus with the Bangtail Mountains in the background."

"Glowing Lobby" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Honorable Mention (300 pts.) - "Glowing Lobby" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

"Students relax in the lobby of the new Science and Engineering Building."

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News

"Happy Grad" by Tom Zasadzinski, Cal Poly Pomona.

1st Place (308 pts.) - "Happy Grad" by Tom Zasadzinski, Cal Poly Pomona.

"A grad celebrates during the College of Business Administration commencement ceremony at Cal Poly Pomona."

"Roof Patterns" by David Campbell, Alabama State University

2nd Place (305 pts.) - "Roof Patterns" by David Campbell, Alabama State University.

"After this year's symposium I had patterns and repetition on my mind, this photo of a construction worker was taken the first day or so after my return. Image used with news story about new building."

"Partner Study of fire and climate " by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

3rd Place (301 pts.) - "Partner Study of fire and climate " by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

"University researchers and collaborators at the USDA Forest Service received a grant to study fire and climate change in sensitive forests."

"BP spill's impact on Gulf Coast tourism" by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

Honorable Mention (298 pts.) - "BP spill's impact on Gulf Coast tourism" by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

"Part of a series of photos shot on the Mississippi coast showing the impact of the BP oil spill on the environment and economy as well how our alumni are helping in the oil recovery."

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Features & Illustrations

"On the Edge of Darkness" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

1st Place (359 pts.) - "On the Edge of Darkness" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

"A promo shot for one of the dance ensembles on campus."

 

"Deans in the Lab" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

2nd Place (343 pts.) - "Deans in the Lab" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

"Image to be used as the Christmas card for the Deans from the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences."

 

"Mother and Child" by Robert Rogers, Baylor University.

3rd Place (316 pts.) - "Mother and Child" by Robert Rogers, Baylor University.

"With no electricity or running water, Baylor University students operate a medical clinic on the plateau in Ahero, Kenya. Patients wait for treatment as this is their only opportunity for medical care in the region."

"Green Wittenberg" by Erin Pence, Wittenberg University.

Honorable Mention (312 pts.) - "Green Wittenberg" by Erin Pence, Wittenberg University.

"The cover photo illustrating Wittenberg going Green."

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Science & Research

"Into the Mix" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

1st Place (325 pts.) - "Into the Mix" by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

"Photographed for a contents page detailing ongoing research in biological sciences."

"Burning the Late-Night Candle" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

2nd Place (303 pts.) - "Burning the Late-Night Candle" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

"Paleontologist David Varicchio makes notes by lamplight after a long day of dinosaur hunting at the famous Egg Mountain paleo site."

"Acupuncture" by Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

3rd Place (299 pts.) - "Acupuncture" by Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

"An acupuncturist applies fine needles to a patient's ear in a clinic treatment room at the university's Integrative Medicine program on July 15, 2010."

"Stream Samples" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Honorable Mention (278 pts.) - "Stream Samples" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

"Collecting water samples from Flint Creek, Finger Lakes Institute interns Anna Hertlein '12, Jacob Schreiber '11 and Kayleigh Hogan, a student at the University of Rochester, are conducting research funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."

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Personal Vision

"Seattle at Night" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

1st Place (357 pts.) - "Seattle at Night" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

"Photographed the Seattle waterfront at night from pier 60."

"Alaska" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

2nd Place (320 pts.) -"Alaska" by Kevin Colton, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

"Spent a couple of weeks in Alaska and Ihave to say that humpback whales were the highlight of my trip."

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