It’s coming up to that time again;The award show that honors the best in photography.The Lucie Awards. And this year the event has moved into Lincoln Center. Nice.
HUGE thanks to Hossein Farmani for championing this ” it’s about time ” event.
As a major component of a great week of photography in NYC, it brings you face to face with the luminaries of our field. [photopress:41W0AE90APL._AA240_.jpg,full,alignright]
This years Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Elliot Erwitt. Check this link to see why.
I attended last year and to see the video bios (last years are posted now on the VIDEO page under Pilsner Urquell) and then to hear from the honorees was an incredible experience. The greats all in one place. Too cool.
There’s a link at the end of this article to find out how to get tix. Or stay with us here at photoinduced.com because we’ll be giving away some free tix to our readers. More info coming soon.
Overview from the Press Release:
5th ANNUAL LUCIE AWARDS HONOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
The Prestigious Event to be Held at New Yorkâ€™s
Lincoln Center, October 15, 2007
Presented by Pilsner Urquell
The Lucie Awards, presented by Pilsner Urquell celebrates its 5th Year Anniversary at Lincoln Centerâ€™s famed Avery Fisher Hall, Monday, October 15, 2007. Honorees and top winners from the 2007 competition will be recognized. The prestigious Lucie Awards (a non-profit, charitable foundation,) produced by the International Photography Awards (IPA), salutes the achievements of the worldâ€™s finest photographers, discovers emerging talent through the International Photography Awards and promotes the appreciation of photography worldwide.
This 2007 honorees are: Elliott Erwitt (Lifetime Achievement), Kenro Izu (Humanitarian Award), Ralph Gibson (Achievement in Fine Art), Eugene Richards (Achievement in Documentary), Philip Jones Griffiths (Achievement in Photojournalism), Lord Snowdon (Achievement in Portraiture), Deborah Turbeville (Achievement in Fashion), Howard Zieff (Achievement in Advertising) and Heinz Kluetmeier (Achievement in Sports). A fifty-five member panel picks the nominees; a smaller panel of judges selects the overall winners.
In addition to celebrating the masters, the Lucies will also recognize those in the creative community integral in crafting an image in the following categories: Print Advertising Campaign of the Year, Fashion Layout of the Year, Photography Magazine of the Year, Book Publisher of the Year, Exhibition/Curator of the Year and Picture Editor of the Year, nominated through the Lucies website.
The IPA competition will announce its top winners from the 2007 competition. The Lucie Awards official media partner is PDN and Photo Plus International. Additional support is provided by AtEDGE, BlackBook, Canon, Dr. Garberâ€™s Natural Solutions, Hasselblad, Ilford, Kingston, Lensbabies, Photoflex, Splashlight, Wacom and Workbook.
Tickets are available at the Lincoln Center website.
See you there.