Competition Judges 2020

Competition Revised

Competition will be limited to digital entries only until we resume in-person meetings. Learn more; stay safe.

Monthly competition judges are selected by the Competition Committee. Judges are not 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 2020 are co-chairs Shawn Gibson and Ken Spencer, plus Jeff Heyer, Brian Fesko and Hal Wallar.

 November 2020: Steve Kozak

Entries are due Nov. 5; review and awards will be Nov 19 via Zoom.

Judge Steve KozakSteve Kozak is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the Texas Professional Photographers Association. Steve has earned the Master of Photography and Craftsman degrees from PPA, and is PPA Certified.

He has recorded over a dozen videos for professional photography education. Topics include fundamentals of photography, manual flash photography, exposure, opening a new studio as well as videos for certification preparation.

He regularly teaches at the Texas School of Professional Photography, among others, and publishes in Texas Professional Photographer and The Professional Photographer magazine.

December 2020: Awards Banquet

There is no contest in December; rather, we celebrate photography with a party! The 2020 event will be on Zoom, since we cannot meet in person during the pandemic.  The annual year-end event features awards to members who have accrued points from monthly competitions.  We hope you will enjoy the celebratory beverage of your choice, dial in and join us.