"Blonde Beauty" - PPETN Laughlin Print Photography Competition - May 2015 - 1st Place - Kathy Smith

East Tennessee Pro’s Choice “Photographer of the Month” – May 2015

The Professional Photographers of East Tennessee is proud to announce the East Tennessee Pro’s Choice Photographer of the Month for May 2015: Kathy Smith of Kathy Smith Photography, LLC in Townsend, Tennessee.

Congratulations to Kathy and the other award-winning professional photographers for placing in this month’s Laughlin Print Photography Competition hosted by the Professional Photographers of East Tennessee (PPETN), East Tennessee’s official trade association of professional photographers and the local affiliate for the Professional Photographers of America.

About the Laughlin Print Photography Competition

Each month, PPETN ‘Active’, ‘Studio’, and ‘Aspiring’ members can submit up to four 8″x10″ images to compete against the best Knoxville-area professional photographers and earn the title of East Tennessee Pro’s Choice Photographer of the Month. All ‘Active’ and ‘Studio’ members vote on the submissions, and the top three vote-getters are awarded. In addition to being Photographer of the Month, first place finishers typically win a door prize as well.

All vote-getters earn credits toward PPETN’s prestigious Pro’s ChoicePhotographer of the Year” award.  All award-winning images in our Laughlin Print Photography Competition are published in an annual gallery you can view here.

This month’s award-winning images were selected by votes cast from PPETN ‘Active’ and ‘Studio’ members from many submissions:

Congratulations to all the winners!

Join us for next month’s Laughlin Print Photography Competition (learn how to submit here) and you could win East Tennessee Photographer of the Month and have your images published!