Asian American photographers take home awards

Dear AAJA Photo Community,

List of Asian American photographers who won in:
White House News Photographers Association
Greater Los Angeles Press Photographers Association
San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association

White House News Photographers Association’s The Eyes of History 2010 Contest:

First Place – Portrait/Personality
Charlie Dharapak /Associated Press

Award of Excellence – Presidential
Charlie Dharapak/Associated Press

Third Place – Insiders Washington
Khue Bui/Contributing Photographer for Newsweek

Award of Excellence – On Capitol Hill
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Political News Photo of the Year
Alex Wong/Getty Images

New Media
Third place: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post

more info,
www.whnpa.org

Press Photographers of Greater Los Angeles Competition:

Animal Video:
2nd Myung Chun – Los Angeles Times, On the Buffalo Trail
3rd Myung Chun – Los Angeles Times, Westminster Dog Show

Multi Camera Video:
1st Myung Chun, Los Angeles Times, Last for One

Feature Video:
3rd Myung Chun, Los Angeles Times, Theatrical Food

In Depth Video:
2nd Myung Chun, Los Angeles Times, The Last Cowboy

General News Video:
2nd Myung Chun, Los Angeles Times, Remote Area Medical

Newspaper Animal Photography:
2nd: Stan Lim, Riverside Press Enterprise, The Hunt

Newspaper Portrait Photography:
1st: Stan Lim, Riverside Press Enterprise, He’s Superior

Newspaper Fire Photography:
3rd: Watchara Phomicinda, freelance, Water Drop

Newspaper Feature Photography:
Honorable Mention: Ed Crisostomo, Riverside Press Enterprise, Glides

Newspaper Music and Performing Arts Photography:
3rd: Ringo Chiu, freelance, The Los Angeles Master Chorale
2nd: Ed Crisostomo Riverside Press Enterprise, Just an Illusion

Newspaper Photo Essay
2nd: Stan Lim, Riverside Press Enterprise, Bringing Michael Home

Best Newspaper Los Angeles Dodgers Photography:
1st: Ringo Chiu, freelance, Tommy Lasorda

More info,
www.ppagla.org

San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association Competition:

Student Photographer of the Year:
1st place: Adam Lau, San Francisco State University

Spot News Photography:
1st place: Clifford Oto, The (Stockton) Record, “Rooftop Arrest”

General News:
2nd place: Ariel Zambelich, freelance, “Tent City Couple”

Features Photography:
2nd place: Karna Kurata, freelance, “Scraper Bikes”

News Picture Story:
3rd place: Ariel Zambelich, freelance, “No Place To Call Home”

Feature Picture Story
1st place: Ariel Zambelich, freelance, “I’ll Be A Beautiful Girl”
2nd place: Andri Tambunan, freelance, “Gianyar Orphanage”
3rd place: Lianne Milton, freelance, “Rebuilding Cambodia”

News Video Spot News Photography:
3rd Place: Da Lin, KRON, “Sandra Cantu Arrest”

News Video Journalist – On Deadline:
1st place: Da Lin, KRON, “Oakland Manhunt”

More info,
www.sfbappa.org

posted by,
Paul Sakuma
AAJA Photo
psakuma@aol.com