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Discover our amazing judging panel

Photo By Tatsuo Suzuki
Knowing how important it is to have one's work acknowledged by the best international photography experts, All About Photo relies on the talent and support of renowned curators, editors, photographers, book publishers and others to judge our photo competitions. We can't thank them enough for their dedication and for helping All About Photo discover exceptional photographers in our numerous prestigious photo contests.
Elizabeth  Avedon
Photography book and exhibition designer,independent curator and writer
Elizabeth Avedon has a rich history in photography. Collaborating with museums, publishing houses, galleries and artists, she's received awards and recognition for her curatorial work, exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book "Avedon: 1949-1979" for... More
Laurent  Baheux
Photographer, UN Ambassador for the environmentand active protector of wildlife
Laurent Baheux is a French photographer born in 1970 in Poitiers. ... More
Liu  Bolin
Photographer and Artist
Liu Bolin was born in 1973 in Shandong, China and studied sculpture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, graduating with an MFA in 2001. ... More
Alex  Cammarano
Founder and CEO of Daylighted
Alex started his career as a consultant in France. He then worked for a few startups before launching Daylighted in San Francisco. Daylighted provides the first art streaming app allowing any public places to support the local art communities by exhibiting artworks on-demand on any digital medium.... More
Beatrice  Chassepot
Founder Beart Magazine, Art Critic
Beatrice Chassepot is a French-born, Los Angeles-based freelance Art Critic. She wrote exhibition and art fair reviews for many Art magazines such as Art in Asia (Korean), (Spanish), Le Journal des Arts (French Art newspaper). Since 2005 she is the Founder & Editor of, which... More
Julien  Chatelin
Photographer, Founder Magazine De L'Air, Winner All About Photo Awards 2016
Born in France, Julien Chatelin began his career in 1992 as a documentary photographer. His work as been widely published publications wordwide, and exhibited in prestigious museums such as the European House of Photography or the Geneva Center for Photography. ... More
Trevor  Cole
Photographer, Phototours & Workshops
To capture people and landscapes and the interactions between them in the light of a world in transition is to encapsulate an inimitable moment, which will never again materialise. My own 'take' as a geographer photographer! ... More
Keith  Cullen
Founder Setanta Books
Keith Cullen is the owner of Setanta books a photography publisher and bookseller. Prior to this Keith ran his own independent record label, Setanta for 15 years. ... More
Denis  Dailleux
Photographer, Agency VU'
Denis Dailleux, (b. 1958, Angers) lives in Paris when he is not in India, Egypt or Ghana. Reprensed by Agency VU', Camera Obscura Gallery (Paris), Galerie 127 (Marrakech), Galerie Peter Sellem (Francfort) and the Box Galerie (Brussels), his work has been exhibited and distinguished worldwide. ... More
Stefano  De Luigi
Photographer, VII Agency
Stefano De Luigi (1964) is a professional photographer since 1988. He lived in Paris from 1989 to 1996, working as photographer for the Louvre Museum In 2000 he received the Honorable Mention of Leica Oskar Barnack Award. ... More
Julia  Dean
Photographer, Educator, Writer and Founder of the Los Angeles Center of Photography
Julia Dean is a photographer, educator, writer, and executive director/founder of the Los Angeles Center of Photography. She began her career as an apprentice to pioneering photographer Berenice Abbott. Later, Julia was a photo editor for the Associated Press in New York. She has traveled to more... More
Monica  Denevan
Photographer, Winner All About Photo Awards 2020
Monica Denevan is an American photographer, born in San Francisco, who works with a medium-format camera and prints from negatives in her traditional darkroom. She earned a BA in photography at San Francisco State University where she discovered her love of portraiture and printing. ... More
Crista  Dix
Founder and Director wall space Creative
Crista Dix is the Founder and Director of wall space creative. After years as a photographer and collector Crista decided to put down her camera and focus on artists who transcend the medium of photography and expand the ideas of photographic arts. Her background in science, business and creative... More
James  Dooley
Former Administrator of the Alexia Foundation & Director of Photography at Newsday
James C. Dooley is the Executive Administrator of the Alexia Foundation for World Peace and Cultural Understanding. In addition, he has been a member of the Foundation's Executive Committee since 2004. The Foundation awards grants to professional and student photographers to do serious documentary... More
Susan  Dooley
Susan Dooley is a photojournalist and documentary photographer with approximately 35 years experience in the field. Graduated with a BS in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Illinois and an MFA in Photography from Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, she has worked as a... More
Claudine  Doury
Photographer, Agency VU'
After studying journalism, she worked as a photo editor for Agence Gamma in Paris, for Contact Press agency in New York, and then for the french newspaper Libération. She became a photographer in 1989 and joined Agence VU' shortly afterwards. ... More
Julia  Fullerton-Batten
Julia is a world-wide acclaimed and exhibited fine-art photographer. She has had portraits commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery, that are held in permanent collection. She is a winner of the HSBC Fondation pour la Photographie award and a Hasselblad Master. Her images are on the front... More
Laura  Geiser
Senior Photo Editor, BuzzFeed News
As a Senior Photo Editor for BuzzFeed News, Laura Geiser commissions and produces photography to accompany a wide variety of news articles, and was formerly in the photo departments at TheWrap and ELLE Magazine. She enjoys producing and curating visual media around the biggest stories trending in... More
Eileen  Gittins
Founder Blurb & Bossygrl
Eileen Gittins has been at the intersection of photography, the commercial web, and consumer and enterprise software throughout her career. A three-peat Silicon Valley CEO, Eileen is a passionate advocate for enabling technologies that offer new ways to do creative things; for the past decade she... More
Marco  Gualizzini
Photographer, Winner All About Photo Awards 2017
Born in Parma in 1976, Marco Gualazzini began his career as a photographer in 2004, with his home town's local daily, La Gazzetta di Parma. ... More
Sandrine  Hermand-Grisel
Photographer, Founder & Editor All About Photo
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel is a professional photographer who specializes in Fine Art Photography and Printmaking. She grew up in Paris, France and in London, UK before she moved to the United States with her family in 2006. She decided to use her knowledge of the photography world to become the... More
Henry  Horenstein
Photographer, Professor of photography at RISD
Henry Horenstein has been a professional photographer, filmmaker, teacher, and author since the 1970s. He studied history at the University of Chicago, and earned his BFA and MFA at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. ... More
Frank  Horvat
Frank Horvat is an internationally renowned fashion photographer, who has recently celebrated fifty years experience in the field. Throughout these years he has not only embraced fashion photography, but also been unafraid to experiment and adapt to new technologies, transcending the confines of... More
Michael  Itkoff
Cofounder of Fabl & Daylight Books
Michael Itkoff is an artist and Cofounder of both Fabl and Daylight Books a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing art and photography books.  For over a decade, Daylight has been dedicated to publishing art and photography via its print and digital publishing programs. By exploring... More
Ann  Jastrab
Executive Director, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
Ann M. Jastrab is the Executive Director at the Center for Photographic Art (CPA) in Carmel, California. CPA strives to advance photography through education, exhibition and publication. These regional traditions-including mastery of craft, the concept of mentorship, and dedication to the... More
Ed  Kashi
Photographer, VII Agency
Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker and educator dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. As a member of the prestigious photo agency VII, Kashi has been recognized... More
Eli  Klein
Founder and director of Klein Sun Gallery
Eli Klein is America’s leading dealer of Chinese contemporary art. He has been featured on CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and many other international publications and broadcasts. He owns and directs Klein Sun Gallery, which occupies a prime 8,000 square foot... More
Juli  Lowe
Director Catherine Edelman Gallery
Juli Lowe was named the Director of the Catherine Edelman Gallery in 2015. She was hired five years prior as the Assistant Director and within a few years, Lowe helped implement new initiatives including, Ctrl+P: Photography Taken Offline, now is in its ninth year; Art Mixer, special... More
Jules  Maeght
Founder Jules Maeght Gallery, Editor & Art Collector
Jules Maeght is a specialist of art editions and publications. He opened his first gallery in Hayes Valley San Francisco in November 2014. Pioneering and exploring new vistas, he continues the family legacy of passion, adventure, and a commitment to artists and creative experimentation. Along with... More
Elisabeth  Mouchy
Cofounder & CCO Daylighted
Elisabeth Mouchy founded Daylighted with Alex Cammarano to bring art to the people. Elisabeth is originally from Paris, France and has worked in luxury, marketing, and innovation before funding Daylighted. Daylighted is showing 70K pieces of art every month to 150K people in places such as Marriott,... More
Ludovic  Nortier
Art Director - Photographer - Videographer
Ludovic Nortier is multi-talented artist. He is a Photographer, Art Director and Videographer. ... More
Maxim  Panés
Founder & Director Dodho Magazine
Editor and founder of dodho Magazine. He began her career at an early age in the world of image and design. Maxim Panés maintains relations with the best agencies and publishers to promote the photographers careers published in Dodho Magazine, Dodho´s team is responsible to some extent of the... More
John  Rankin
Photographer, Publisher and Film Director
Rankin is a British photographer, publisher and film director. With a portfolio ranging from portraiture to documentary, he has shot The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner and The Queen to name only a few. Fearless behind the lens, his imagery has become engrained in contemporary... More
Brooke  Shaden
Brooke explores the darkness and light in people, and her work looks at that juxtaposition. As a self-portrait artist, she photographs herself and becomes the characters of dreams inspired by a childhood of intense imagination and fear. Being the creator and the actor, Brooke controls her darkness... More
Klavdij  Sluban
Photographer, Founder Le Masterclass
Klavdij SLUBAN, winner of the European Publishers Award for Photography 2009, of the Leica Prize (2004) and of the Niépce Prize (2000), main French prize in photography, Klavdij Sluban is a French photographer of Slovenian origin born in Paris in 1963. ... More
Aline  Smithson
Photographer, Founder of Lenscratch & Curator
After a career as a New York Fashion Editor and working along side the greats of fashion photography, Aline Smithson discovered the family Rolleiflex and never looked back. Now represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world, Aline continues to create her... More
Harvey  Stein
Photographer, Teacher, Lecturer, Author and Curator
HARVEY STEIN is a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator based in New York City. He currently teaches at the International Center of Photography. Stein is a frequent lecturer on photography both in the United States and abroad. He was the Director of Photography at... More
Keiichi  Tahara
Photographer of Light
Tahara was born in Kyoto. He learned photographic techniques at an early age from his grandfather, a professional photographer. ... More
Anna  Van Lenten
Founder & director at LightField, curator at Half King Photo Series
Anna Van Lenten is a curator, producer, and writer whose projects involve both the world of images and the world of text. In May of 2018 she earned an MFA in fiction from The New School. ... More
Stephan  Vanfleteren
Photographer, Writer & Art-director of Hannibal Books
Stephan Vanfleteren is one of Belgium's most renowned photographers. Among the general public, he is mainly celebrated for his penetrating black and white portraits of people from all walks of life, from artists and actors, to surfers, fisher- and sportsmen. However, his oeuvre is much more diverse... More
Ami  Vitale
Photographer, Nikon Ambassadeur
Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has traveled to more than 100 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict, but also to surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. Throughout the years, Ami has lived in mud huts and war zones,... More
Judy  Walgren
Pulitzer Prize Winner, Professor, Photographer & Photo editor
Judy Walgren is the Editorial Director for ViewFind, a robust digital platform for visual storytelling. Previously, she was the Director of Photography for the San Francisco Chronicle. Walgren has held staff positions at the Rocky Mountain News, the Denver Post and the Dallas Morning News, where she... More
Hiroshi  Watanabe
Born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, I graduated from the Department of Photography of Nihon University in 1975. I moved to Los Angeles, where I worked as a production coordinator for Japanese television commercials and later co-founded a Japanese coordination services company. I obtained an MBA from... More
Sabine  Weiss
Sabine Weiss was born in Switzerland in 1924. In 1942, she wonders what she will do with her life, and decides that she should become a photographer because it is what she loves to do. She is the daughter of a mother who showed her art galleries and Roman churches at a very young age, and of a... More
Cara  Weston
Cara Weston is a fine art photographer living and working in the Big Sur area of California. She is the daughter of renowned photographer Cole Weston and actress Helen Prosser-Weston, niece of Brett Weston and granddaughter of Edward Weston - recognized as the leading visionary in modern... More
Stephen  Wilkes
Since opening his studio in New York City in 1983, photographer Stephen Wilkes has built an unprecedented body of work and a reputation as one of America's most iconic photographers, widely recognized for his fine art, editorial and commercial work. ... More
Alison  Wright
Photographer and Author
Alison Wright, an award-winning documentary photographer and author, has travelled to 150 countries photographing indigenous cultures and people while covering issues concerning the human condition. She is a recipient of the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography, a two-time winner of the... More
Tariq  Zaidi
Photographer, Winner All About Photo Awards 2018
In Jan 2014, Tariq Zaidi gave up an executive management position, to pursue his passion of capturing the dignity, purity and soul of people, within their environment. His work focuses on documenting social issues, inequality, endangered communities and traditions from around the world. ... More