Portrait Series 2021


Arizona Highways, “I Just Want to Go Home” by David Zickl

Brilliant images. Sharp images with excellent lighting. The reader can connect with the heart of the subjects through these images.


Texas Highways, “Work, Eat, Dance, Repeat” by Dave Shafer

These environmental portraits are full of life. It’s refreshing to see portraits of people in real places. Authenticity shines through in each image.


Cottage Life, “A Portrait of Small Town Life” by Derek Shapton

Nice photography shot in a journalistic style.

Award of Merit

Adirondack Life, “Hunting with Helena” by Yvonne Albinowski

Strong, handsome photography. Atmospheric. Great lighting. And working with animals is NEVER easy!

Award of Merit

Louisiana Life, “Louisianians of the Year” by Danley Romero

Great portraiture! Everything about these images is stunning. Backdrops and attire subtly pair perfectly within each image.

Award of Merit

Oklahoma Today, “The Revivalists” by Shane Bevel

A bright and bold set of images. Excellent composition and life in these photos.