Early Bird Deadline: April 15, 2019
Deadline: May 23, 2019
Extended Deadline: June 6, 2019 (Incurs a $10 late fee)
Entry fee: from $18 to $30
Prizes: valuable prizes
WPPI’s First Half competition is the one of WPPI’s two annual online competitions in which each image receives personal feedback from one of our world-renowned judges. Entering the First Half competition is the first step towards entering the Annual 16×20 Print, Album and Filmmaking competition and earning points toward the Honors of Excellence.
The winners of the First Half competition square off against the Second Half winners for the honor of taking home the Division Winner. This is awarded in four different divisions: Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, and Photojournalism. Sub-divisions include Senior Portraits, Illustrative, and Commercial Photography, among others.
The WPPI competition series culminates with live judging at WPPI’s yearly conference, expo and gallery exhibition taking place in Las Vegas. Prizes include the Grand Awards and crystal trophies.
New this year! First Half competition now accepts entries from Non-Members.
- Wedding Couple Together: Wedding Day
- Bride Alone: Wedding Day
- Groom Alone: Wedding Day
- Bridal Party/Family and Friends
- Wedding Details
- Pre Wedding Couple Together: Non-Wedding Day
- Bridal Couple/Models Together: Non-Wedding Day
- Bride Alone: Non-Wedding Day
- Groom Alone: Non-Wedding Day
- Group / Families
- Wedding Photojournalism
- Wedding Contemporary (Composite)
- Portrait Contemporary (Composite)
- Pre Wedding Contemporary (Composite)
First Half Competition 2017 Winners
Minimalist Photography Awards