Thursday, February 12, 2009
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).