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APA Announces 2007 Silver to Pixels Photo Competition Winners

White Plains, Ny, November 5, 2007—The Advertising Photographers of America is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 APA National Photography Competition, Silver to Pixels, unveiled at APA’s 25th anniversary party, co-hosted with Digital Railroad at the Sandbox Studio in New York on October 19.

Winning competition images were displayed digitally throughout the event with over 1,100 in attendance and at the APA Booth at PhotoPlus Expo. APA sincerely thanks each photographer who submitted work for the competition. With over 2,000 entries, they gave the esteemed panel of judges a real workout in making their selections.

“The judges had the difficult task of settling on the winners and APA is extremely pleased with this opportunity to highlight outstanding work representing the extraordinary talent of photographers from around the country,” comments Constance Evans, APA National CEO. “Many thanks to our generous sponsors, prestigious panel of judges, and a special thank you to Digital Railroad whose technology powered the competition.”

APA Silver to Pixels 2007 National Photography Competition Winners Topping the list of selected winners for the Silver to Pixels competition were:

Grand Prize Winner - Steve Brooks (APA)

Lifestyle - 1st Place - Adrian Hyman (APA)

Portrait - 1st Place - Adam den Haene (APA)

Fashion- 1st Place - Michelle Joyce

Action (Sports / Adventure) - 1st Place - Steve Brooks (APA)

Still-Life / Food - 1st Place - Miles Keep

Landscape / Architecture - 1st Place - Douglas Hill (APA)

Personal / Fine Art - 1st Place - Carlo Van De Roer

Legacy (images made before 1997) - 1st Place - John Deane (APA)

Student - Best of Students - James Cole (APA)

Winners will be featured in the December issue of Rangefinder Magazine and will also have a liveBooks Gallery for all the images. For a complete list of winners and slide show of their images plus the work of 75 photographers receiving honorable mentions, please follow this link to the APA website.

The Advertising Photographers of America is the leading national organization run by and for professional photographers. With a culture that promotes a spirit of mutual cooperation, sharing and support, APA offers outstanding benefits, educational programs, and essential business resources to help its members achieve their professional and artistic goals.

Headquartered in White Plains, New York with chapters in Atlanta, Los Angeles, the Midwest, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Charlotte, Kansas City, and Washington, DC, APA strives to improve the environment for advertising photographers and clear the pathways to success in the industry. Recognized for its broad industry reach, APA continues to expand benefits for its members and works to champion the rights of photographers and image makers worldwide.