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Print/Digital Competition Results

2019 MDPPA Annual Print Competition Results.pdf

2019 April Print Competition Merits.pdf

2019 July Print Competition Merits.pdf

2019 October Print Competition Merits.pdf

Print/Digital Competition Judges

January 29, 2020
Barbi Barnum, Ivan Domazet, Sandra Pearce, Pete Rezac, Bryan Welsh, Joan Genest

April 22, 2020
Jeff Dachowski, Janet Boschker and Mark Sweeney; this competition will be held remotely instead of in person.  Follow the judging at  See the event page and special notes below for details.

July 23, 2020

October 27, 2020


Print Competition Documents

SPECIAL NOTES For the April 22, 2020 Quarterly Print Competition

It is time to submit your images—our first quarterly print competition will soon be here! 


-Entry Deadline: April 15th, 11pm

-You may only enter digital images in the quarterly print competition.

-You may enter up to 10 digital images, with a maximum of five in any one category. *

-If your image has already merited at a MDPPA print competition or at SE District or IPC, it is no longer eligible for any further MDPPA competition.

-We are waiving the entry fees for all MDPPA members in good standing for this April competition. On, MDPPA members will see $0 as the balance for print entries. Even though the system will show "unpaid," just be sure you have uploaded your images and you are "good to go!" No need to process any payment!

-Non-Members are welcome to enter; entry fee per image is $15.

-The competition will take place ONLINE - We are still working out the details for how this will proceed and will let you know as soon as they are finalized. 

-Start Time: 2:00 p.m. (please note new start time as of 4/18/20)

-Enter your images at by the deadline of April 15th, 11pm.*

Our 2020 April Print Competition judges are IPC Affiliated:

Jeff Dachowski, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Janet Boschker, M.Photog.Cr., F-ASP

Mark Sweeney, M.Photog.Cr., M.Artist

*Before submitting your images, it is important for all entrants to read and understand the current Print Competition Rules document on the this page. There were a few small changes in 2019. Review these changes carefully before submitting your entries.

1. The Wedding category — images must be made on the day of the wedding. Refer to the wedding category description on page 4

2. Creative category — Refer to the Creative category description on page 4.

3. Subject matter (same subject) — Refer to #5, Subject Matter, on page 5.

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Martin at or Julie Kim at

All Images are copyrighted.

Maryland Professional Photographers Association, Inc. is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PO Box 266, Simpsonville, MD, 21150

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