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March 9, 2024 - Submit images Jan 1 - Feb 24, 2024


Marie Martineau-Sandberg
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, FP


Pete Rezac
M.Photog.Cr., CPP


Pete Rezac holds the Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, and Certified Professional Photographer(CPP) degrees from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), along with the Professional Photographers of California Master Photographer and Service Medallions. He is also a PPA approved CPP Exam Preparation class instructor and active educator teaching and mentoring other professional photographers throughout the US. Pete is also a PPA International Photographic Competition Approved Juror. Pete, a portrait photographer based in Reno, Nevada, still chooses to work with medium and large format cameras and film in creating his fine art portraiture because of the tactile process it provides him in creating his work, along with the rich tones and high fidelity of the photographs that come from these tools.  

Bob Coates
Photog., M.Artist.Cr., CPP, EA-ASP 


Starting his professional photographic career in Mach of 1995 after mucking about with photography 13 years prior, Bob Coates is a commercial & fine art photographer and photo educator based in Sedona, Arizona. Articles for magazines and books authored by Bob are part of how he gives back to the photographic community. In addition, Bob has presented programs from Hawaii to the Caribbean including National platforms at PPA’s Imaging USA and other venues. Judging local and International print competitions is another way Bob has shares his expertise in the industry. 

Bob currently lives and works from his residential studio in Sedona, AZ with his wife Holly. Check out Bob’s work at and

Jenni Knezovich, 
M.Photog, CR, CPP

Fotos by Jenni, a small storefront studio in Rock Springs Wyoming, has been in full time operation for 20 years. Jenni is a PPA Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman and is a Certified Professional Photographer.  She also holds the Wyoming Fellowship and Service degrees.   Print Competition has always been a passion for Jenni, she has served as the Wyoming Professional Photographers Association Print Chair since 2015. Currently on the path to become an approved PPA Juror, Jenni believes that "You cannot become a WORSE photographer through print competition, it's just not possible".

While her business focuses on portraits, Jenni has a passion for landscapes and wildlife photography.  She travels as often as possible to indulge in this type of "work".  While Jenni's trophy case houses several state awards, Sunset, CPP, ASP, and Fuji awards, her most coveted award is the National Award she received in 2022 from WPPA (Wyoming).  

Jeff Dachowski
M.Photog, M.Wed.Photog.Cr., CPP

In high school Jeff quickly fell in love with photography. After pursuing every class related to photography, Jeff attended the Hallmark Institute of Photography.  In 2003 Jeff and his wife Carolle opened their studio in Manchester, and have seen meteoric growth since opening. They enjoy a loyal following of children, senior, family and commercial commissions.

Jeff has photographed events throughout North America, The Caribbean and Europe since 1992. His work has been featured in Seacoast Bride, New Hampshire Bride, Woman Engineer, Woman’s World and Rolling Stone. He has received many accolades for his photography.

Jeff is a PPA International Approved Juror, a Vatican Approved Photographer and the Past President of the Society of XXV. In March of 2022, Jeff become the President of the Professional Photographers of America. Jeff has attained his Master of Photography Degree, Photographic Craftsman Degree and is a CPP and 2018 he was awarded the Imaging Excellence award from PPA.

Lisa Asp 
M.Photog., M.Artist., CPP

Lisa Asp has been a professional photographer for more than 25 years. She began photographing pets after adopting her first dog in 2001. Her niche of animal photography has grown from studio portraits to the great outdoors through a love of wildlife. She gets away to spend time photographing outside whenever possible, which re-energizes her and re-ignites her passion for photography. Lisa has won numerous awards for her work including five Kodak Gallery awards, Fuji Masterpiece, Lexjet, PPA District First Place, IPC GIA First Place and GIA Second Place, two-time Diamond Photographer of the Year, and more. Receiving PPA “Photographer of the Year” status the last 12 years straight, Lisa has been named one of PPA's "Elite Plus" members. She enjoys volunteering her time with several pet rescues photographing their adoptable animals, fostering and assisting in their fundraisers and food drives. She is the president of the International Society of Animal Photographers, Founder and Director of the Animal Image Makers Conference, a PPA Councilor and PPA-Approved Juror.

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Kingston, WA 98346

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