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Emerge Awards Winners

emerge awards unleashed challenges Jul 29, 2022
Emerge Awards 2022 Winners

Today we wrapped up the last 6 months of Emerge, part of our Unleashed Challenge series of course with the awards ceremony, live on Zoom and streamed to the Unleashed Education Facebook group.

This is where we announced all 12 of the individual challenge winners, and the overall 3rd, 2nd and 1st place winners for the whole challenge.

What an inspiring group of creatives we had participating in Emerge, if you've been keeping your eyes on the top 10 blog posts, you will no doubt have loved the images as much as we did.

The following are the images from our winners.

01 Framed

Winner: Joanne Merner | Your Dog’s Photographer

02 Spaced Out

Winner: Louise Kennedy | Phoenix Pet Photography

03 Highs and Lows

Winner: Lisbeth Ganer | LisGanerArt

04 Under Cover

Winner: Marika Moffitt | SoulDog Creative (Dirtie Dog Photography)

05 Pantastic

Winner: Kelly Pettitt | Kelly Pettitt Photography

06 All in the Details

Winner: Andrea Fleury | Dogtography

07 Silhouetto

Winner: Andrea Fleury | Dogtography

08 Slow Motion

Winner: Keri Nakahashi | Keri Nakahashi Photography

09 Mirror Image

Winner: Holly Cook | Holly Cook Photography, llc

10 Double Trouble

Winner: Florence Araujo | Peanut and Bean Photo

11 Bokehlicious

Winner: Toni Greatorex 

12 Shake!

Winner: Joanne Merner | Your Dog’s Photographer

Overall Winners

3rd Place

Megan Thompson 

2nd Place

Marika Moffitt | SoulDog Creative (Dirtie Dog Photography)

1st Place Winner

Keri Nakahashi | Keri Nakahashi Photography

Congratulations to all our winners, all the challengers who received highly commended portfolios, and to those who completed all 12 challenges too!

What is Emerge and the Unleashed Challenges?

Emerge is the second series in our Unleashed Challenge courses and is made up of 12 challenges over 6 months. It’s open to anyone who has completed our first course in the series, Embark.

So much more than just a challenge, the Unleashed Challenges are an invaluable educational resource that will help you build up a go-to list of shots to help create variety in your work. Designed for anyone to be able to complete whether you just want to photograph your own dog or you are a professional pet photographer.

If you'd like to know more head over here to register your interest and we'll send you all the details when enrolment for Embark next opens in 2023.

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