• 2017 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Creative Division - Commercial
    Second Place Winner  ERICH CAPARAS
  • 2017 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Wedding Division - Groom Alone: Wedding Day
    First Place Winner  ARIES TAO
  • 2017 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking In Camera Artistry Division
    Third Place Winner  RYAN BROWN
  • 2017 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Portrait Division - Individual
    First Place Winner  DAVID EDMONSON
Get an early start on WPPI First Half Member's only Competition. Start your entries now by visiting https://firsthalf.wppiawards.com
This is the 2018 WPPI First Half Competition website. Judging for the Annual print competition takes place between February 24-25th in Las Vegas. Visit https://www.wppiawards.com for details about the annual print competition.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Entry Uploads Open: February 15th, 2018
Entry Upload First Deadline: May 3rd, 2018
Entry Upload Final Deadline - EXTENDED DEADLINE RATES APPLY: May 17th, 2018*
(* Incurs a $10 late fee per entry)
Final deadline for In-Camera Artistry and Album Categories only - Final upload deadline: February 1st, 2018.

All submissions for print categories must be uploaded by January 18, 2018.
All prints must be received in Las Vegas February 1st, 2018.
All digital media must received in the NYC office by January 18, 2018.

Judging Takes place on: February 24th and February 25th 2018.
Winners will be announced during awards ceremony in Las Vegas on February 28th, 2018.
Winners will be published in Rangefinder® April 2018 issue. Find 2017 winners' issue on rangefinderonline.com or see the online gallery on shutterloveonline.
Winners will be notified July 2018.
Winners will be published in Rangefinder® July/August 2018 issue. Find 2017 winners' issue on rangefinderonline.com or see the online gallery on shutterloveonline.

Need a reminder?
2018-04-28 01:01:01 2018-05-03 23:59:59 America/New_York Deadline: 2018 WPPI First Half Competition End of the first deadline approaching. Enter now to avoid the late fee. Online WPPI info@pdncontests.com

Who May Enter
The competition is open to members and non-members of WPPI from anywhere in the world except where prohibited by law. Please note that members receive a substantial discount for their entries.
Memberships may be purchased or renewed directly from the "Add submissions" page. For details on the many benefits of membership please visit www.photoplusgroup.com.
Who May Enter
The competition is open to members of WPPI from anywhere in the world except where prohibited by law. For details on the many benefits of membership please visit www.photoplusgroup.com.

Growth, Honor and Prestige

10 reasons why you should enter the competition:
  • It encourages excellence, educates and motivates you to be constantly committed to your craft.
  • Share your work with your peers for mutually beneficial inspiration and learning.
  • Receive priceless feedback from respected photographers and judges.
  • Be recognized by your peers for your achievements.
  • Attend the live judging for an invaluable learning experience.
  • The new rules for the competition place all entrants on a fair and level playing field.
  • There are categories that respect and encourage all disciplines.
  • Become a "Grand Master" of WPPI - the organization's highest honor!
  • Win a category, win a Grand Award, receive a crystal trophy, win some cash!
  • It's a fun, challenging and exciting way to share your work.




2018 WPPI First Half Members Only Competition

Please carefully review the rules on wppiawards.com/rules.shtml. Should you need assistance or have questions do not hesitate to contact us at info@pdncontests.com.

PRIZES
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CATEGORIES
WEDDING DIVISION
  • Wedding Couple Together: Wedding Day
  • Bride Alone: Wedding Day
  • Groom Alone: Wedding Day
  • Bridal Party/Family and Friends
  • Wedding Details
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PRE-WEDDING DIVISION
  • Pre Wedding Couple Together: Non-Wedding Day
  • Bridal Couple/Models Together: Non-Wedding Day
  • Bride Alone: Non-Wedding Day
  • Groom Alone: Non-Wedding Day
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PHOTOJOURNALISM DIVISION
  • Wedding Photojournalism
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CREATIVE DIVISION
  • Commercial
  • Landscape
  • Illustrative
  • Fashion/Beauty
  • Wedding Contemporary (Composite)
  • Portrait Contemporary (Composite)
  • Pre Wedding Contemporary (Composite)
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PORTRAIT DIVISION
  • Newborn
  • Children
  • Teenager
  • Individual
  • Group / Families
  • Maternity
  • Boudoir
  • Fine Art Nude
  • Animals/Pets
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FILMMAKING DIVISION
  • Wedding/Engagement Short Film
  • Commercial/Illustrative Short Film
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PREMIERE
  • Premiere
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IN CAMERA ARTISTRY DIVISION
  • Wedding In Camera Artistry
  • In Camera Artistry
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ALBUM DIVISION
  • Wedding (single photographer)
  • Wedding (multiple photographers or studio)
  • Engagement
  • Event/Informal
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STUDIO OF THE YEAR AWARD
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