2008

WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

Archive of the 2008 POY judging

An archive copy of the College Photographer of the Year and Professional Photographer of the Year is available on WNPAonline. Follow this link to the Judging Archive You can view each category as it was judged over March 19-20, 2009.


Multimedia Contest Winners Announced

Here are the results for the WNPA first ever Multimedia Contest! Video First Place – Mark Hoffman Journal Sentinel GETTING PEOPLE SAFELY SOBER Second Place  – Mark Hoffman Journal Sentinel LIVING UP TO ITS REPUTATION Third Place Mike De Sisti Journal Sentinel COLD PACKER FANS Honorable Mention – John Maniaci Wisconsin State Journal PETER PAN […]


2008 POY Winners List

Best of Show is Kristyna Wentz-Graff of the Journal Sentinel for Ricky Nelson photo story 1st Place and POY: Kristyna Wentz-Graff 255 pts. 2nd Place Overall: Dan Powers 160 pts. 3rd Place overall: Darren Hauck 95 pts. 2008 Professional POY Judging results: Portfolio 1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Journal Sentinel 2nd – Dan Powers, Post-Crescent 3rd […]


Matthew Wisniewski is College Photographer of the Year

View winning images from the College Photographer of the Year contest Here! After hours of counting on my fingers and toes, I am proud to announce Matthew Wisniewski as this year’s WNPA College Photographer of the Year. The points broke down as follows: Matthew Wisniewski: 235 Kyle Bursaw: 135 Brad Fedie: 90 Jeff Schorfheide: 75 […]


IPPA – WNPA Convention 2009 Friday night out

Friday night after the contest judging there will be a night out with our friends from the Illinois Press Photographers Association at the Essen House/Come Back Inn, starting at 8 p.m. The Essen House is located at: 514 E. Wilson St. http://www.essen-haus.com/


WNPA to offer live-stream video of College and Pro POY judging

WNPA will offer live, streaming video of the College and Professional POY contest judgings this Thursday and Friday, courtesy of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and Mogulus. You will be able to watch the judging live as it happens, chat with other viewers, or come back later to watch on-demand recordings by category. http://www.mogulus.com/WNPA or check […]


2008 College POY Winning Images and Winners List

2008 WNPA College Photographer of the Year winner’s list: Sports Action 1st – Brad Fedie, Daily Cardinal – basketball collision 2nd – Matt Dixon, Marquette University – basketball collision 3rd – Ryan Messier, Marquette University – basketball collision HM – Kyle Bursaw, Daily Cardinal – knockout HM – Lorenzo Zemella, Daily Cardinal – track Sports […]


Judging for Multimedia contest underway

Judging for Multimedia contest underway

Juding for the Wisconsin News Photographer Association’s new annual multimedia/video contest is underway. The results and winners will be announced during the WNPA convention held March 21, 2009 in Madison, Wis. Ben Garvin, Tom Kennedy and Colin Mulvaney are the judges. Here are bios on each of our distinguished judges (appearing in this article in […]


We have (a) contest(s)!

We have (a) contest(s)!

The buzzer has sounded and time has expired. Contest deadlines for the Wisconsin News Photographer Association’s Professional and Student Photographer of the Year Contests as well as the inaugural Multimedia Contest came and went last Friday. Judging for all still photography contests will take place prior to the WNPA convention in Madison, Wis. over the […]


Top prizes for WNPA POY competitions announced

Nikon, Inc. has been generous enough to donate two of their latest digital SLR cameras for use as the top prizes in this year’s WNPA Photographer of the Year and College Photographer of the Year contests. The Professional Photographer of the Year will win a Nikon D700. The D700 is a full-frame 12.1 megapixel camera […]


WNPA membership form

Be a part of the Wisconsin News Photographers Association by becoming a member for the 2009-2010 season! Download the 2009-2010 Membership Form Here (PDF 32K) Primary benefits to becoming a member in WNPA include: Discount on attending the annual WNPA Convention held in March. Eligibility for monthly WNPA clip contest Eligibility in the end-of-year Photographer […]


POY, Multimedia Entry Form and Rules

Attention WNPA members: Your guide to entering this year’s WNPA Photographer of the Year competition is now online. Both forms are available as downloadable .PDF documents that you can either review on the computer or print out. Here are the two forms available to date. Use these forms for both the college and professional divisions. […]


Multimedia Contest entry form and rules

DOWNLOAD FORMS: Contest Rules Entry Form This year, for the first time, the WNPA is adding a multimedia contest to its annual Pictures of the Year competition held annually.  The contest is divided into two main categories: Slideshow: An individually produced slideshow consisting of still images combined with audio. Video: An individually produced video. In […]


The POY is Ready to Rock

Just moments ago I put the finishing touches on this year’s POY and COPY files and as I write this I am feverishly backing them up onto every single storage device I own that they can fit on. I have gone through the files, checked them, fixed the errors, and most of all enjoyed seeing […]


Do not let the deadline stop you from entering

Here’s the deal WNPA members: I am going to be gone all weekend. And while deadline are important in this business, this one is not as important to me as having a great contest. If you can manage to get your CD entry delivered to the WNPA entry box at the photo desk at the […]


Big thank-you

Our volunteers are currently hard at work readying this year’s WNPA Convention and both College and Professional contests. Whether it’s lining up speakers, managing WNPA’s finances or all the contest entry forms and membership dues there are people hard at work for you. In addition, we have a new monthly clip contest chair, and WNPA […]


POY entry form now online

The entry form for the 2007 WNPA Photographer of the Year competition is now online, you can download it here. Download the POY Entry Form (PDF 3K) The POY Entry Form is the form you need to fill out in order to enter the contest. Download and print the one-page entry form out. Fill it […]


POY Rules Documentation now Online

Attention WNPA members: Your guide to entering this year’s WNPA Photographer of the Year competition is now online. Both forms are available as downloadable .PDF documents that you can either review on the computer or print out. Here are the two forms available to date: Download the FTP Upload Instructions (PDF 11K) If you plan […]


Only 87 days left to take your award-winning photos

That’s right, 87 days. Less than three months to go in 2007 means time is running short to take your award winning photos for the WNPA Pro and College Photographer of the year contests. If you have not done so already, it might be a good idea to start reviewing and organizing your best material […]


2008 POY: It’s Never too Early to Improve on Perfection

Now that the elections are under our collective belt, I wanted to chime in and ask our membership if there was anything about the 2007 POY that they felt needed improvement. After some soul searching and a simple analysis of the current software and hardware I am somewhat worried that our current OS9 based system […]