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Jury Chair

Tim Mathiesen, M.Photog.Cr.

Tim Mathiesen (Laguna Niguel, CA) has over 50 years experience in the photographic industry.  His experience ranges from operating his own business to marketing management positions at several leading photographic manufactures.  He is a recognized expert in panoramic and commercial photography.  He has traveled the world as a speaker, photographer and educator looking for that fleeting image.  Tim has won many international and national awards for his photography.  His website, www.panoscenes.com, is a showcase for his award winningphotography. 


Bruce Berg, M.Photog.,Cr.

Competition is a great way to hone your craft and develop "Saper Vedere" -A favorite Leonardo Da Vinci quote meaning: "Knowing how to see", says Bruce Berg, a Master-Craftsman, a long time Oregon Fellow and one of our speakers. 

Awarded Oregon's Photographer of the Year four times, Bruce also has 12 PPA loan collection images and has judged at over 50 PPA affiliates. He's accrued 45 print merits all from client images (portraits and wedding) and found that by entering, he learned a great deal from that process. 


Toni Johnson Harryman   M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP

Toni has won numerous awards for her work including PPIs top Artist 2018 &2019, PPI top 10 Master Photographer each of the last 7 years, state ASP award, 3 first place district trophies, several district Sunset awards and more. Toni's work includes portraits (children, family, senior and pets), volume sports and dance, weddings and fine art.


Gena Tussey
M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Gena has received numerous Loan and General Merits, Showcase Books, 3rd Place in 2019 PPA Southeastern District in Creative Open, 2 IPC Bronze Medalist Awards, 2019 IPC Grand Imaging Finalist in Creative Open, 2 finalists.  Gena also received the 2008 Pinnacle Award for Photographic Excellence and Portrait Excellence Awards through her time with Lifetouch as well as many other awards through various art galleries and tourism awards.



Mary Jo Allen
M. Photog. Cr, FP

Mary Jo has also earned the PPA Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman Degrees,has received the PPA National Award and is a Life Member of PPA.  The past 5 years she has earned PPA medals for having all 4 entries selected to exhibit in the national salon and 2 first place trophies at Western District judging.Recently she has dived deeply into floral photography exploring both abstract and realistic expressions of the beauty of flowers



Lance A Johnson
M. Photog., FP

Lance A Johnson owns Image West Photography in Yakima Washington specializing in commercial/portrait photography. Lance began working in imaging 30 years ago in scientific photography for the oil industry, then moving into the commercial realm establishing regional and national commercial clients, such as Price Waterhouse, Tree Top, Washington State Fruit Commission, Washington State Apple Commission, Cabela’s, Boise Cascade and Adidas International. Many of Lance’s images have appeared in Sierra Club and Audubon Calendars, Costco Magazine, National Geographic Traveler and Country Magazines.



Duncan MacNab

M.Photog.Cr, F-MPPA,
Hon-FP, AFP.   

Duncan MacNab has been a member of PPA since 1964, ASP since the 70’s. Served on International committee, membership committee, convention committee, became a juror in the 70’s. Served on the judging committee and became chairman. Served seven years on the PPA board of directors. Did programs and judging from Europe to Asia including Canada and nearly most every state and region in the US. Moved to Spokane in April of 2019 to retire and be closer to our children.


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