Saturday, March 8, 2008

WHAT!!!??? INTERNATIONAL WPJA RANKINGS FOR 2007

I received this email last night about 9:30pm. notice anything strange?

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To All WPJA Members,

We are proud to announce the 2007 WPJA Photographer of the Year and the overall top ten wedding photojournalists in the world:

Photographer of the Year: Ben Chrisman, California, USA

Second Place: Eric Lagstein, New Jersey, USA
Third Place: Carlo Carletti, Italy
Fourth Place: Christian Keenan, England
Fifth Place: David Murray, Maine, USA
Sixth Place: Jeremy Lawson, Missouri, USA
Seventh Place: Mark Earthy, Sweden
Eighth Place: Christobal Perez, North Carolina, USA
Ninth Place: Noah Wolf, Minnesota, USA
Tenth Place: Robert Mirani, Massachusetts, USA

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A huge congratulations to Ben Chrisman and the rest of the top WPJA wedding photojournalists of 2007!

Sincerely,

Jason Hackley | WPJA.com | AGWPJA.com | WedPix.com

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How about my name in 6th place. Pardon my french but WTF!!!!!? This cant be right can it? (....insert sarcastic tone here) 10th,probably... eighth, maybe.....but 6th (wink wink ;-) )

THE WPJA me ranked as one of the top ten wedding photojournalists in the world!.....hello!!! is this thing on!!???..... in the world! How, who, what!?

I didnt believe it either and then i here

This has got to be the most awesome thing ever. All I can say is thanks to all of the awesome couples that I get to work with. Thanks for opening up and sharing your lives with us, and being vulnerable in front of the camera. You are the people that are doing it all and making it happen. I am just clicking the button.

Somebody pinch me!

Jer

9 comments:

Mamacita Chilena said...

WOW!!!! Congratulations. I have been lurking on your blog for a while now but I figured it's worth coming out of the woodwork to give you an internet pat on the back :)

Khara Plicanic said...

Congrats! I'm not surprised.... I love your work. :)

K. Crafton said...

CONGRATS TO YOU! Not a surprise to me either. Your talent AND warm, fantastic personality is far and above the norm Jeremy. ;)

Aaron & Heather said...

Huge congrats!!!! Even if you don't believe it it's really deserved. Keep it up and keep pushing the bar higher.

-Aaron

Krista Guenin Photography said...

Wow! Congratulations, that is awesome!

ashley & jeremy parsons said...

YAY, Jeremy! We are so stoked for you and we are honored to have met you and know the person behind the award - you deserve this an more for your sheer humility and kindness.

hostetlerphotography said...

OF COURSE you are up at the top- your work is awesome. i love it!!! Congrats!!!

eadwine said...

awesome awesome work there jeremy!!

say, would u be heading to wppi?? would love to get to meet up with you!!

Peter Chung - Kairos Moment Wedding Films said...

Congratulations! I met a world renowned ROCKSTAR and didn't even know it! ;) Rock on, brotha!