Thorsten Overgaard - Premium and B&W Judge
Thorsten Overgaard is a well known and very active Danish photographer who runs seminars all over the world for serious photographers.
Birgit Krippner - Premium, B&W, Flowers, and Panorama Judge
‘Photography has been my most serious passion since I was a child. I always was able to express myself - my thoughts and feelings - through my photographs. And hopefully - I always will be able to do so.’
Duncan MacArthur - Landscape, Wildlife, and Food Judge
Born in Perth, Scotland. Duncan now runs a photography and editing business in the Queyras ( French Hautes-Alpes ) where he lives with his wife and three children. Duncan runs landscape photography workshops and has an online store for purchasing prints.
Mike Atkinson - Birds Judge
Mike's twin passions for birds and photography have been with him since his teen years. The advent of digital photography has finally enabled him to combine these passions to create a rich collection of images covering over 200 British species, over 1000 of which are featured on his website. His images have appeared in a wide range of publications, both in print and in electronic media. Mike has acted as Photo Editor for BirdGuides, encouraging the development of bird photography through the Reviews of the Week and other activities. Having learnt the art and craft of bird photography the hard way, Mike now enjoys passing on his knowledge to others through tutorial articles, workshops and one-to-one training.
Illona Haus - Dogs, Cats and Horses Judge
Dogs are my passion, whether it’s training, behavior, health and nutrition, or simply enjoying their company. But when it comes to photography, I love the challenge of working with dogs as a subject ... capturing their natural moments, the reality of their life ... essentially, Dog being Dog.
Tim Wallace - Car & Transport Judge
Tim Wallace is an award winning photographer who is probably best known for his commercial car and advertising work. Tim has an impressive portfolio and client list which can be seen on his ambientlife website.
"Photography is for me simply a creative passion, the ability to use light and form to capture in a single image of what I see in my own imagination..."
David Chambon - Macro Judge
Lisa Alessandra Kutzelnig - Children Judge
Lisa Alessandra Kutzelnig's websites shows what she does best. She takes fantastic photos of children doing what they do best - being children. Lisa completed the “Study of Art History”, at the University of Salzburg, and is now making a name for herself as a professional photographer with exhibited work.
Friends Of Harvey Milk Art Center - City Judges
The Friends of Harvey Milk Art Center ( fohmac.org ) is a non-profit agency supporting the works of Harvey Milk Center for the Arts including the Harvey Milk Photo Center.
Volunteer community based jurors will judge the city photo competitions. Information about Harvey Milk Photo Center can be found here:
Herbert Piel - Street Photography Judge
Herbert Piel has worked for world renowned international photo agencies such as Reuters, Associated Press and the German Press Agency. Herbert has photographed many heads-of-state, and has been a press photographer reporting from Ethiopia, Somalia, Kosovo, and the former East Germany and Soviet Union. Herbert has had a number of exhibitions and has won highly acclaimed awards for his photos.
"I see myself as a hunter and gatherer. I hunt and gather moments!"