I think one of the scariest things a photographer can do is submit their images to an international photo awards competition for other world-renown, famous photographers to judge. :-o
But for me, as I've now learned, it's an important part of staying on top of my craft to make sure I am delivering the absolute best quality photos I possibly can to my wonderful clients.
It also stretches my creativity as an artist - and of course, feels absolutely amazing when I achieve scores that earn an award! :-D
I submitted 15 images to The 2017 Portrait Masters Accreditation Awards in the Contemporary Portraiture category. Out of 4000 entries - I am so proud to say - that every single one of my images merited a Bronze award, (which is defined as achieving very high professional standards in the photography industry.)
I could not be more thrilled with this accomplishment! It is such a privilege for me to photograph women and show them how beautiful they already are - and to have my work recognized by some of the most respected and successful photographers in the world is just the icing on the cake! :D
P.S. If you are reading this, and considering a photo session with Christina Catherine Photography, I would absolutely love to photograph you as well! Who knows, maybe your images will be the next ones to earn an award! Contact me today for more information :-D