Local Photographer's Work Goes to International Exhibition
Angel Sallade of Angel Sallade Photography is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography.
Normal, IL August 5, 2016— Angel Sallade of Angel Sallade Photography in Normal, Illinois was awarded Professional Photographers of America's 2016 International Photographic Competition Platinum Photographer Award, when three out of the four images Sallade submitted were selected for PPA's Loan Collection. Sallade's work will be on display at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, Jan. 8-10, 2017. This International Photographic Exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers.
A panel of 46 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from nearly 5,700 total submitted entries at Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia. Judged against a standard of excellence, just over 2,428 images were selected for the General Collection and 1,007 were selected for the esteemed Loan Collection—the best of the best. The Loan Collection images will all be published in the much-anticipated "Loan Collection" book and over 200 selected General Collection images will be published in the "Showcase" book by Marathon Press.
Titled "Do You Tango", "Skater Dog", "A Place To Rest My Weary Head", and "It's a Ruff Life", Sallade's photographs will be in the International Photographic Exhibition alongside other top photographic works from the competition and traveling and special invitational displays. These images constitute one of the world's largest annual exhibits of professional photography gathered simultaneously under one roof.
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Title: Do You Tango?
Title: A Place To Rest My Weary Head
Title: Skater Dog
Title: It's a Ruff Life