Only 14% of the 1000 entries from 13 states and three countries were accepted by juror Emmet Gowin, formerly Professor of Art at Princeton University.
You can view the 143 accepted photographs online at https://www.phillipsmillphoto.com/pmpe2020-exhibition.
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Michael Ast, of the Lehigh Valley, won both Best in Show and Best Body of Work Awards.
His four photographs show his photojournalistic background by being more objective in his work and his ongoing concept of creating a photo essay that builds a narrative with multiple images.
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You can enjoy a video of the award-winning images on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNyYPreqsFs&t=22s.
PHOTO CAP: Michael Ast’s “Monterey,” one of his Best of Show/Best Body of Work exhibition entries.