Competition Judges 2021

Monthly competition judges are selected by the Competition Committee. Judges are not current club members, nor do judges have access to names or other information about entrants. Learn about previous 2020 and 2019 judges.

Competition Committee members for 2021 are co-chairs Shawn Gibson and Ken Spencer, plus Jeff Heyer, Brian Fesko and Hal Wallar.

January 2021: Drew Hendrix

Competition entries are due by midnight, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Awards and judge’s comments will be presented Jan. 21, 2021.

Drew Hendrix Red River PaperDrew has been vice president of Red River Paper since 1997, serving as vice president, and as president since 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and completed an entrepreneurship certificate program from Dallas County Community College.

After using Red River’s Kodak DCS120 1-megapixel camera in 1998, Drew was hooked on photography and continues to enjoy shooting in his spare time.

February 2021: Jason Anderson

Competition submissions are due by midnight Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Awards and comments will be at the Feb. 18, 2021 meeting.

Judge Jason Anderson Feb2021Jason operates Pendleton Photography, which provides product photography, architecture, and environmental portraits work for multiple clients.

He formerly was Creative Director of Phillips MediaSource Inc., where he wrote and produced the long-running Texas Country Reporter program.

He is past president of the Board of Governors of the Lone Star Emmy® Awards and is past National Trustee to the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2019, Jason was inducted into the Emmy Silver Circle, a lifetime achievement award for his nearly 40 years of service to the television industry and his community.

Jason also is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, Texas Professional Photographers Association and the Southwest Professional Photographers Association.

March 2021: Jon Holiday

judge-jonholidayoct2019400wJon Holiday is owner and operator of Fort Worth’s Image One Media, which specializes in photography, video production and audio-visual presentations.

Jon’s TexasScapes images reflect his longtime passion for urban cityscapes and skylines, and award-winning images of bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers.

He has received awards from the Epson International Pano Competition, Texas Photo Forum Best of Photography and Worldwide Gala Awards Colour exhibit.

December 2021: Year-End Awards

There is no contest in December; rather, we celebrate photography with a party! We hope we will be able to safely party in person by December 2021. The annual year-end event features awards to members who have accrued points from monthly competitions.