Critical Mass 2010 announced their top 50 (here). Always a good place to find great photography.


And, the Lucies were held last night in NYC. The winners were:

International Photographer of the Year Award went to Jim Krantz.

Discovery of the Year Award went to Kristina Kostadinova.

International Photographer of the Year – Deeper Perspective Award went to Rodney Rascona.

The IPA also conferred awards in six support categories:
Picture Editor of the Year
– Jody Quon, W Magazine.

Photo Magazine of the Year – Aperture.
Fashion Layout of the Year – Harper’s Bazaar Fashion and All That Jazz by Peter Lindbergh.
Book Publisher of the Year – 21st Editions for Listen by Herman Leonard.
Print Advertising Campaign of the Year – Agency- Ogilvy & Mather Paris for Unicef Entitled Class Photo Photographed by Vincent Dixon.
Photography Curator of the Year – Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the 60’s Curated by Brett Abbott at The J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

The 2010 honorees were:
David Goldblatt (Lifetime Achievement)
Graciela Iturbide (Achievement in Fine Art)
Lee Tanner (Achievement in Documentary)
Howard Bingham (Achievement in Photojournalism)>James Drake (Achievement in Sports)
Tina Barney (Achievement in Portraiture)
Michael Nyman (Double Exposure Award)
Ariel Shanberg, The Woodstock Center for Photography (Spotlight Award)
Alyssa Adams for the Eddie Adams Photographic Workshop,  (Visionary Award)

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  1. Great to see Howard Bingham and Jim Drake recognized. Two terrific guys.

  2. It was fun seeing Thomas Aleman’s Holga photo featured. It also helped to have a last name ending in “A”.


  3. Great to see some nice photography getting attention. Thanks for posting this.

  4. […] • Critical Mass announces their Top 50 and the Lucie Awards were given out last night. Cheers to all. [A Photo Editor] […]

  5. Nice to see Joseph Holmes work recognized–great guy who makes great work.

  6. Can you provide me some contact information for James Drake, the sports photographer: e-mail, phone #, mailing address – anything?

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