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Two Video Tutorials to Navigate WPPI’s Print Comp

When I first sat down with Jerry and Melissa Ghionis to discuss the WPPI Print Competition, we all agreed the No. 1 objective was to simplify the process of entering.

Over the last year, we have come up with comprehensive improvements to the program, as well as a beautiful new website where you may log in to see where you stand in the new Honors of Excellence Program (click “My Honors” on the left hand navigation menu).

One of the things we discussed was having a few video tutorials showing the entire entry process. In response, Jerry has created two great videos—one on making the most of the website, and one on how to mount your prints. He also gives some great tips and advice as he goes. Of course, who doesn’t love that smart Aussie accent of his?!

Here’s some pointers I pulled from the video:

  • Be sure to carefully check the size of your print.
  • Make sure the print is free of dust and scratches
  • The better it’s framed, the more it goes unnoticed
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE!

and one for everyday…

  • You don’t have to be the best, all you have to be is better than last week. (LOVE IT!)

Here are the tutorials in full to get you started.

Jerry Ghionis walks through the process of entering the WPPI Annual 16×20, Print, Album and Filmmaking competition online.

WPPI Annual Competition Online Entry Tutorial from The Ice Society by Jerry Ghionis on Vimeo.

Jerry Ghionis explains the mounting process for prints entered into the WPPI annual print competition.

WPPI Print and Mount Tutorial from The Ice Society by Jerry Ghionis on Vimeo.

Visit the new website WPPI 16×20 print, Album and Filmmaking competition for more information.

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Jason Groupp

Jason Groupp

Jason Groupp is the Director of WPPI and a New York City photographer heavily steeped in the industry. Adoring New York City far beyond any healthy proportion, Jason has maintained his photography studio in West Chelsea for the past 12 years.

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