2007

2007 POY Winners Gallery

Kristyna Wentz-Graff, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, won the 2007 WNPA Photographer of the Year competition. This is the first time she won the award. Wentz-Graff also won Best of Show for her photo of The Soldier’s Child. Judging this year’s contest were Frazer Harrison, Getty Images; Michael Kienitz, freelance; and Angela Grant, multimedia journalist. […]


2007 POY Winners List

Krystina Wentz-Graff of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel won the 2007 WNPA Photographer of the Year competition. This is the first time she won the award. Wentz-Graff also won Best of Show for her photo of The Soldier’s Child. Judging this year’s contest were Frazer Harrison, Getty Images; Michael Kienitz, freelance; and Angela Grant, multimedia journalist. […]


2007 College POY Winners Gallery

Barbara J. Miner wins this year’s College Photographer of the Year contest! Miner is a student at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Miner said she was grateful for all the guidance from Maria Ellen Huebner, one of her instructors at MATC. 2007 WNPA College Photographer of the Year Judges: Darren Hauck, Rick Wood, Peter Zuzga […]


2007 College POY Winners List

Barbara J. Miner wins this year’s College Photographer of the Year contest! Miner is a student at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Miner said she was grateful for all the guidance from Maria Ellen Huebner, one of her instructors at MATC. 1st Place Barbara J. Miner, Milwaukee Area Technical College 2nd Place Brad Fedie 3rd […]


Convention Food Guide and POY advice from NP

As the WNPA POY contest looms on the horizon I thought it was only appropriate to chime in with some tips and tricks for first-timers on how to keep your sanity during and after the judging. I know how it is, the photo, or even worse, the story that you had attached all of your […]


POY By the Numbers

Since I have received numerous questions regarding number of entries I have opted to post the number from this year and last year’s student and pro competitions. I hope this helps everyone who had questions I could not give more exact answers to the information that they are looking for. This Year’s College: spn gen […]


What’s your best photo from this year?

With a majority of this year’s contest deadlines visible in the rear-view mirror, we can take the time to reflect on the work we have created in 2006. Some of our work saw the light of day in print or online. Most of it may be spinning on some hard drive back at the office, […]


POY Update

Let me start out by saying that I am tremendously grateful to everyone who got his or her files in on time. While many of you demonstrated excellent procrastination skills the deadline was honored. While I am handing out kudos, I have survived processing the files into their contest format and am pleased to report […]


A Little Incentive (very little) to get Those POY Entries in

January 11th, 2007 As an incentive for getting the POY entries in early and accurate I will be putting up a camera from my personal collection as an incentive to one very special pro or student boy or girl who manages to be first to do all of the following: – Get your POY contest […]