CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
Grand Prize: Relationships:
Heather Hussey-Van Gaale
Lynde and Sam Alvarez
This contest was judged by:
Brian Smith/Photographer | Holly Stuart-Hughes/Editor-in-Chief, PDN® | Amber Terranova/Photo Editor, PDN®
To view Winners Gallery, click here.
A Seat at Me Ra Koh's CONFIDENCE Workshop (value: $999).
SONY a65 DSLR with DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Standard Zoom Lens, 24.3 MP Digital, Translucent Mirror Technology. Sony's latest DSLR! Be one of the FIRST to own it! (value: $999.99)
A $500 Target gift card
A roundtrip airline ticket to a CONFIDENCE workshop from Southwest Airlines.
WPPI Road Show registration with guest.
Each city on the tour will host a full day of educational classes featuring marketing, lighting, posing, shooting and postproduction, plus opportunities to network with your peers.
($298.00 value) (cities to be announced)
(Gatherings Kids Experience)
families, friends and pets)
by Kids Ages 3-12)
(Vote for the photo you love most!)
(Travel and Vacation Photos!
Sponsored by Southwest Airlines
(What better Gathering photo than the Family Holiday Photo! We know you've got
great ones from over the years! Now is your chance to share and win!)
(What is the funniest gathering in your everyday life from
your messiest space to your
EACH CATEGORY WINNERS WILL RECEIVE:
KID'S CLICKS category winners will receive:
- $250 photography retail gift certificate.
- Autographed copy of Me Ra Koh's best-selling book Your Baby in Pictures (value $19.99)
- One year subscription to PDN, the #1 magazine for professional photographers (value: $65)
- PDN PhotoPlus Expo Gold Pass (value: $50)
PhotoPlus Expo is the largest annual photography tradeshow in the U.S. Category winners will each receive a 3-day pass to the expo plus priority admission to the keynotes, special events, a swag bag and much more!
- Go Pro! All winning entries may be submitted to sell as stock images!
- Winning images will be published in Rangefinder magazine and seen by over 60,000 subscribers.
People's Choice winners will receive:
- Toys R Us Gift Certificate for the special KID'S CLICKS category! (value $250)
- Nielsen Photo Group Swag Bag and winning photo included in Gatherings online winners gallery.
- $12 per image
- $18 per series
(A series is up to six
April 27, 2012
April 20, 2012
Do Kids Feel Invisible When We Take Their Photo?
With digital cameras and iPhones, we take endless photos of our kids. But I wonder if kids feel unseen in it all. With all the picture taking, do they feel invisible?
We may tell ourselves that kids feel noticed that much more, but have you ever been snapping away and noticed how your kids were physically there but not emotionally there. Yes, their face is in the photo. But the story that lives within them, their voice—that light in their eyes, is missing.
When I'm doing a family shoot, I often look for ways to collaborate with the kids. I'll ask them questions like;
"This part of the photo shoot is all about YOU! What kind of photo would you like me to take of you...that shows me who you are?!"
"How should we set up your doll for the perfect photo?...Where should we put you in the photo?!"
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