Thursday, February 12, 2009

Press Release

David Nicholson of San Pedro, CA, co-owner of David Nicholson Photography, was awarded the title of "Photographer of the Year 2009" in Portraits; Senior High School category in San Diego at the Professional Photographers of California annual print competition on February 3rd, 2009. The competition is designed to recognize outstanding photographers in the state.

"Last To Audition", a portrait of Tristan Nieto MacDonald, a Rolling Hills Prep Senior that David photographed at the Warner Grand Theater won him the award. David also entered 5 other portraits in various categories, receiving merits on each entry.

The Award Ceremony will take place at the 56th Annual PROPHOTO EXPO in Pasadena on Sunday, March 22nd. The Western States Conference and Trade Show will have all the top-scoring images from the 2009 PPC State Print Competition on exhibit from Friday through Monday, March 20-23, at the Pasadena Convention Center (which will be open to the public).

Here are the other five images that merited at the State Print competition (Professional Photographers of California.
The image above is titled: "Leap into the Light". Gina Su, the subject, is a Senior at Rolling Hills Prep.

This portrait is called: "Simply Lindsey". Lindsey Gaudenti is preparing to graduate from Rolling Hills Prep School in San Pedro.

This image is titled: "Steppin' Out". Paul Pourzia graduates this June from Rolling Hills Prep School.

"Les & James" (note the Les Paul guitar) is how James Mischel would like to be remembered at this time of his life. He found music during his time at RHP.

This picture was taken in the basement of a house under construction and Wolfie Trausch (RHP Senior) is leaning against a pile of drywall. The title is: "The Dark World of Wolfie".