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Winners of MPA Consumer Awards sponsored by Fujifilm

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Wednesday October 19, 2011

David Calvert winning image Click HERE to download as a high res file (0.17MB)
Sandra Parris winning image Click HERE to download as a high res file (0.17MB)

Winners of MPA Consumer Awards sponsored by Fujifilm

The Master Photographers Association (MPA) has unveiled the winners of the 2011 MPA Wedding & Portrait Awards, sponsored by Fujifilm.

Sandra Parris won the wedding title, while top billing in the portrait category went to David Calvert. Sandra and David aren't the only ones celebrating this news, with the subjects of the winning images collecting a cash prize of 1,000. 20 people will collect a runners-up prize of 50 shopping vouchers.

Sandra and David collected their awards at the recent Master Photography Awards that were held in Newcastle.

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 this substantial cash prize.

Each photographer paid a 2 entry fee per image with 1 of this going to the MPA's chosen charity, the PACE Centre in Aylesbury (www.thepacecentre.org). PACE work with with children with physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy, and are renowned for their skills in helping in the development of these youngsters.

Colin Buck, chief executive of MPA, paid tribute to the winners: "Sandra and David can be very proud of their achievements, the quality of entries was exceptionally high this year. They are both worthy victors and their winning images perfectly illustrate the high standard of professional photography in the UK."

He continued: "We are very grateful to Fujifilm for their generous support of the Awards and we look forward to receiving entries into the 2012 MPA Wedding & Portrait Awards, details of which can be found on the MPA website."

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

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