I'm honored, excited and blown away that my photo titled "Soaring Beauty" was accepted into the PPA Loan Collection. The judging panel define the success of an image based on these 12 elements: Impact, Creativity, Technical Excellence, Composition, Lighting, Style, Print Presentation, Center of Interest, Subject Matter, Color Balance, Technique, and Story Telling.
These elements are the "gold standard" by which an image can earn a merit and enter into the General Collection. A select 'best of the best' are accepted into the esteemed Loan Collection. I am truly humbled by the recognition and look forward to creating additional Award caliber images. PPA Press Release may be found below.
Local Photographer's Work Goes to International Exhibition
Glenn Lesnick, CPP of Glenn L. Photography is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography.
Teaneck, NJ August 13 -- “Soaring Beauty,” created by Glenn Lesnick of Glenn L. Photographyin Teaneck has recently been accepted into the Loan Collection of Professional Photographers of America's 2015 International Photographic Competition. Lesnick’s work will be on display at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia Jan. 10-12, 2016. This International Photographic Exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers and several photographic associations.
A panel of 43 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from more than 5,000 total submitted entries at Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia. Judged against a standard of excellence, just over 2,100 images were selected for the General Collection and 1,085 (roughly 21 percent) were selected for the esteemed Loan Collection—the best of the best. The Loan Collection images will all be published in the much-anticipated "Loan Collection" book and over 200 selected General Collection images will be published in the "Showcase" book by Marathon Press.
Titled "Soaring Beauty," Lesnick’s photograph will be in the International Photographic Exhibition alongside other top photographic works from the competition and traveling and special invitational displays. These images constitute one of the world's largest annual exhibits of professional photography gathered simultaneously under one roof.
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