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MPA unveils second round MPA Fujifilm Award winners

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Tuesday September 20, 2011

Ryan Browne Click HERE to download as a high res file (2.27MB)
Martin Crombie Click HERE to download as a high res file (3.26MB)

MPA unveils second round MPA Fujifilm Award winners

The Master Photographers Association (MPA) has announced the winners in the second round judging of the 2011 MPA/Fujifilm Wedding and Portrait Awards, sponsored by Fujifilm.

The awards in the wedding category go to Alan Mason, John Newman, Martin Crombie, Sandra Parris and Scott Hogg. In the portrait section the winners are David Calvert, David MacDonald (2), Ryan Browne and Ursula Kelly. These photographers now go forward to the final judging that takes place shortly.

The overall winning photographers will receive the title of 'MPA/Fujifilm Wedding (or Portrait) Photographer of the Year 2011' a trophy and a publicity package to help them promote their success. Presentations to the winning photographers will take place at the Master Photography Awards Dinner that takes place in Newcastle on 9 October 2011.

Open to ALL professional photographers, these consumer awards are a joint initiative between Fujifilm and the MPA and they are designed to help photographers drive business to their studios by offering the subject of the winning image a substantial cash prize. The subject of each of the two overall winning photographs will receive 1,000 and the subjects of the runners-up in each category will be presented with a 50 shopping voucher.

The Awards are also a major fundraiser for the MPA's adopted charity, the PACE Centre in Aylesbury (www.thepacecentre.org). From each 2 entry 1 is donated straight to PACE. The charity works with children with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.

Says Colin Buck, MPA chief executive: "These Awards are a wonderful opportunity for photographers to promote their businesses, and the prizes on offer are a big draw for the public. The Awards are also a big fundraiser for PACE and it's good to see professional photography helping such a worthwhile cause."

To see the winning images go to the MPA website: www.thempa.com/mpa-wedding-and-portrait-awards.php

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