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This contest was judged by:

photo of James MorrisJames Morris is the director of photography at Lucky magazine. During his 17-year career, he has worked for Allure magazine as well as Oxygen Media. A New York City resident for over 20 years, he currently calls the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, home.


photo of Jessie WenderJessie Wender is an associate photo editor at The New Yorker, where she commissions photographs for the magazine and writes for Photo Booth, the magazine’s photography blog. Prior to joining The New Yorker, she worked for the Stephen Cohen Gallery in Los Angeles producing Photo LA, for the photo agency VII, and in the photo departments of Time Inc. and Esquire magazine.


photo of Nadine McCarthyNadine McCarthy is the photo director at Allure. She began her career in publishing at Mirabella. McCarthy likes images that tell a story and have cinematic qualities that evoke emotion. She especially enjoys approaching the topic of beauty in unusual ways and has collaborated with world- class photographic talent such as Tina Barney, Patrick Demarchelier and Marilyn Minter.


photo of Darrell PerryDarrell Perry creates photography for all media, as an editor, producer and researcher. He produces and sources still and video imagery for both print and online in the news, celebrity, advertising and promotion areas. He has led teams at The Wall Street Journal, CBS, ImageDirect and Mulryan/Nash Advertising. Born in Newark, New Jersey, and reared on Staten Island, New York, Perry studied at New York University for a degree in cinema studies.