Crossroads Photography: Blog https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog en-us Victoria Kemp & Crossroads Photography (Crossroads Photography) Tue, 04 Oct 2022 04:52:00 GMT Tue, 04 Oct 2022 04:52:00 GMT https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/img/s/v-12/u809389801-o52037743-50.jpg Crossroads Photography: Blog https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog 96 120 Granbury Photographer Named Platinum Medalist in International Competition https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2022/10/granbury-photographer-named-platinum-medalist-in-international-competition  

3 flowers in a pink vase on a white surface with a white background. The flowers are starting to droop, but one is standing taller and encourages the others to "Come On, Perk Up!". Come On,Perk UP!High Key image of flowers in a vase on a white paper background. This image was scored a Merit Image and placed in the General Collection at the International Photographic Competition held recently. Image is a portrait, photographed and then painted in Photoshop using various brushes and techniques to bring the image to appear as a fine art oil painting. This image would be gorgeous printed on canvas.First BlushThis image was photographed and then painted in photoshop using various brushes and techniques to achieve the look and quality of a beautiful oil painting. This image was scored a Merit Image and placed in the Image Excellence Loan Collection at the International Photographic Competition held recently. A large bouquet of multicolored flowers in a colorful vase, with a group of peonies on the table beside it and a dainty blue handkerchief in the foreground.Peonies and a VaseLow Key image of flowers in a vase on a dark colorful background. This image was scored a Merit Image and placed in the Imaging Excellence Loan Collection at the International Photographic Competition held recently. A large bouquet of mostly peonies and other flowers in a dark green vase, with a vintage pink teapot and a cup and saucer in front of the vase and a dainty blue handkerchief in the foreground.Tea timeMid Key image of flowers in a vase on a pink and peach toned colorful background. This image was scored a Merit Image and placed in the Imaging Excellence Loan Collection at the International Photographic Competition held recently. Press Release: IPC Platinum Medalist

Victoria Kemp of Crossroads Photography is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography

Granbury, TX – Victoria Kemp, M.Photog, CPP of Crossroads Photography in Granbury, TX was named a Platinum Medalist
during Professional Photographers of America's 2021 International Photographic Competition.
Kemp's work will be on display at the upcoming Imaging USA, held January 16-18, 2022 in National Harbor, Maryland.
Imaging USA is one of the largest annual conventions and expos for professional photographers.
A panel of 36 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from over 5,000
total submitted entries at PPA headquarters in Atlanta. Judged against a standard of excellence, 1,926 images
were selected for the Merit Collection and 1,225 (roughly 24 percent) were selected for the esteemed
Imaging Excellence Collection—the best of the best. The Imaging Excellence Collection images will all be
published in the much-anticipated " Excellence Collection" book by Marathon Press.The level of the award is
determined by how many of those four images receive the highest possible honor—acceptance into the PPA Loan Collection,
 which is displayed at photographic exhibitions, conventions, and other photography events.
Kemp was named a Platinum Medalist, meaning that three of their merited images entered the PPA Loan Collection.
In 2021, she was one of only 79 Platinum photographers of the Year.

About PPA:
Founded in 1868, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest and longest-standing nonprofit
photography trade association. It currently helps 30,000 professionals elevate their craft and grow their
business with resources, protection, and education, all under PPA’s core guiding principle of
bridging the gap between photographers and consumers.

Contact:
Victoria Kemp, M.Photog. CPP
817-736-5182
vicky@crossroadsphoto.com

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(Crossroads Photography) and bouguet classic Crossroads cup flower girl Granbury handkercheif high key Life low painted painting Photographer Photography portrait portraits saucer Still studio. teapot tween https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2022/10/granbury-photographer-named-platinum-medalist-in-international-competition Tue, 04 Oct 2022 04:42:04 GMT
Baby AJ at 3 weeks old https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2018/5/baby-aj-at-3-weeks-old  

Avery Jo

 

This beautiful girl came to the studio when she was 3 weeks old.  Her mom and dad brought things from their home that reflect their love of the outdoors, of hunting and fishing and nature.   We used their items and mine to create these images.  Sweet AJ apparently loved being swaddled, since she slept all the way through.  She slept until it was time to eat and go home. 

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(Crossroads Photography) baby dad family girl infant maternity mom newborn portrait https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2018/5/baby-aj-at-3-weeks-old Fri, 25 May 2018 04:16:49 GMT
Niallan Justin https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/12/niallan-justin Niallan Justin

 

This gorgeous boy was very curious about what was going on in the studio. We'd get him asleep and his eyes would pop back open.  He was a darling and did let me rock and pat him, he liked that.  With my youngest grandchild being 2 soon, it always feels nice to hold a new baby.

 

 

He came just 6 days after we went to his families' Weatherford farm to photograph his mom, dad and big brother. 

 

sleeping newborn boy, in a basket with a red stocking cap onOur one reference to Christmas, I made this darling hat.With his First Christmas right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to put on a fun Santa hat. Newborn baby boy in a brown wrap resting in a large bowl.Sweet boy in a comfy bowlNiallan sure liked being swaddled. I wrapped him up in this wrap and he rested on the nice wool bowl filler I made.. He loved it and slept a while.

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(Crossroads Photography) baby boy certified family fortworth infant location mom newborn studio trusted welcome https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/12/niallan-justin Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:54:16 GMT
Nina Jade https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/11/nina-jade

Nina Jade could not be more beautiful. The third of Angela's 3 daughters, she is a perfect little rosebud of a baby.

 #newbornprop#cressonphotographer #fortworthpregnancyphotography#aledonewbornphotographer #cressonstudio #prop #tiebacks#cometothecountry #FortWorthnewbornphotographer#crossroadsphotography #crossroadsmodel #crossroads #grandma#vickykphotos #victoriakempphotography #newbornpropsale #americana #madetoorder #fortworthareaphotographer#Godleyphotographer #godleyphotography

newborn baby girl, wrapped in pink on a background of rosesLittle rosebudNina was perfect for this hand painted backdrop from Artisan Backgrounds. newborn baby girl, wrapped in pink on a background of rosesLittle rosebudNina was perfect for this hand painted backdrop from Artisan Backgrounds.

 

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(Crossroads Photography) baby family girl infant maternity mom newborn https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/11/nina-jade Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:33:17 GMT
Baby girl Adaline came for her newborn portraits, newborn pictures https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/11/baby-girl-adaline-came-for-her-newborn-portraits-newborn-pictures Adaline came to see me in my Cresson studio, she was super cute, super sweet and super cooperative. This newborn girl is so pretty, when she's a teen, daddy will be guarding the door.  We got images of mom holding her too and we tried to recreate the images of mom with the pink dress flying. We almost got one exactly like it. Adaline's daddy Miguel is a very talented dress thrower.

 

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(Crossroads Photography) baby dad family girl image images infant maternity mom newborn portrait https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/11/baby-girl-adaline-came-for-her-newborn-portraits-newborn-pictures Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:33:52 GMT
2 Year old Tyler came back to the studio! https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/7/2-year-old-tyler-came-back-to-the-studio  

Happy Birthday Tyler!!! Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on.

Such a surprise when she put this hat on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Two pink balloons for a darling 2 year oldThe little couch was perfect for Tyler to relax on. Once Tyler got used to us, she took over and had a lot of fun.

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(Crossroads Photography) baby birthday curly family girl shoes tennis two https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2017/7/2-year-old-tyler-came-back-to-the-studio Mon, 17 Jul 2017 02:46:32 GMT
Heather and Eric wedding in Marshall, Michigan https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/11/heather-and-eric-wedding-in-marshall-michigan Heather and Eric

Hawthorne Gardens in Marshall Michigan

http://hawthornegardens.net/

 

I recently had the honor of going to my home state of Michigan and photographing my niece Heather and her Fiance Eric for their wedding and preparations and reception.  It was like a family reunion. I drafted my brother-in-law Terry to help and 2nd shoot for me and it was just a blast to see all of my husband's family again.  They were always like my own family from the first time we met. Eric's parents are sweet and fun and it was a great day. 

Heather made a beautiful bride. Her sister Jamie was her matron of Honor. Her nephew's (Jamie's sons) were ring bearers and her niece Emma (Jamie's daughter) was the flower girl.  Emma was the most beautiful flower girl ever. 

Heather's parents walked her down the aisle to her awaiting groom.  The reception was also held at Hawthorne Gardens in their reception tent.   We took a break between the ceremony and the reception to go to the Brooks Memorial Fountain, a gorgeous Greek Revival fountain that is in a small park in a round-about.  We crossed the street "Beatles Style" to get to the fountain to a chorus of car honks and whoops and one "don't do it, man!" to which we replied "It's too late!"  http://www.marshallmich.com/history/fountain.shtml

 

This was just a great day and I wish Heather and Eric all the best in the world. 

Love, Aunt Vicky

The Flower Girl

A brown haired girl in a fluffy white dress, holding a bouquet of white, turquoise and purple flowers.Emma, Flower GirlHeather's beautiful niece Emma was the flower girl.

The Ring Bearers

Two boys carry little pillows with the wedding rings tied to them . The boys are in turquoise vests and black pants.Handsome ring bearers, give the "thumbs-up!"Heather's nephews give the thumbs-----------up to let Eric know his future wife looks great.

Here comes our bride:

Bride Heather's parents escorted her down the aisle, one on each side.Escorted by her parents Mike and Pam, Heather is a gorgeous bride.Mike and Pam escorted their 2nd child Heather to her fiance the 30th of July. Pam's dress and bolero jacket matched the Bride's bouquet. Her daddy Mike helped her over the uneven stone path. Portraits after the wedding The bridal party poses for portraits at the Brooks Memorial Fountain in Marshall Michigan.At the Brook's Memorial Fountain in Marshall MichiganBetween the wedding and reception, we went to the local landmark "the Brooks Memorial Fountain". We did lots of portraits there and then headed back to the reception,

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(Crossroads Photography) Aledo wedding photographer Award winning photographer Brooks Memorial Fountain Crossroads Photography Fort Worth Photographer Granbury wedding photographer Marshall Michigan Michigan photographer Michigan wedding Victoria Kemp cut the cake dance first mom reception waltz wedding https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/11/heather-and-eric-wedding-in-marshall-michigan Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:39:50 GMT
Ezrah https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/9/ezrah Newborn Ezrah, 2 weeks old

This little guy did so great, He slept like a champ and just woke once to eat.

I got some really great images of him and now that his parents have seen them,

I can share them with everyone.

 

 

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(Crossroads Photography) baby baby in a hat basket bowl boy dad high key mom newborn newborn photographer, Aledo Photographer, https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/9/ezrah Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:57:18 GMT
Merited Images added to the IPC General Collection https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/8/merited-images-added-to-the-ipc-general-collection Local Photographer's Work Goes to International Exhibition 

 

Local Photographer's Work Goes to International Exhibition 

Victoria Kemp of Crossroads Photography, Cresson Texas is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography.

Cresson, Texas August 9, 2016

PHOTOGRAPHS created by Victoria Kemp of Crossroads Photography in Cresson have recently been accepted into the General  Collection of Professional Photographers of America's 2016 International Photographic Competition. Kemp's work will be on display at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX, Jan. 8-10, 2017. This International Photographic Exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers.

A panel of 46 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from nearly 5,700 total submitted entries at Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia. Judged against a standard of excellence, just over 2,428 images were selected for the General Collection and 1,007 were selected for the esteemed Loan Collection—the best of the best. The Loan Collection images will all be published in the much-anticipated "Loan Collection" book and over 200 selected General Collection images will be published in the "Showcase" book by Marathon Press.

Titled "Been A Long Road", "Age of Grace", "Maggie", and "Love's Compass"  Kemp's photograph will be in the International Photographic Exhibition alongside other top photographic works from the competition and traveling and special invitational displays. These images constitute one of the world's largest annual exhibits of professional photography gathered simultaneously under one roof.

About PPA: 
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international non-profit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA has roots that date back to 1869. It assists nearly 30,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success. See how PPA helps photographers be more at ppa.com.

Contact: Victoria Kemp
817-455-0315
vicky@crossroadsphoto.com

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Quinn Elon and his beautiful mommy Tiffany https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/7/quinn-elon-and-his-beautiful-mommy-tiffany Quinn Elon

Quinn came to the studio for his newborn pictures with his mommy and daddy. I had photographed his beautiful momma Tiffany when she was pregnant with little Quinn.  She and husband Darrell are so sweet and it was nice to see them all again today when they came to see this video. 

Tiffany wanted to recreate this image holding Quinn:

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(Crossroads Photography) baby boy family infant maternity newborn portraits https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/7/quinn-elon-and-his-beautiful-mommy-tiffany Sat, 16 Jul 2016 02:07:59 GMT
Brooks newborn session https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/6/brooks-newborn-session

This handsome boy came to the studio with his equally handsome big brother. He was a good sleeper who liked to keep and arm or a leg out of the wraps. Without fail, he'd stretch one out. I was able to try out some new backgrounds and cocoons with Brooks and his big brother Grant.  I am in love with the green bicycle background.  Grant is such a sweet big brother and gave his brother kisses and posed with him so well. 

Grant and Brooks , Brooks is in a standing basket with blue fur and Grant is sitting by him and kissing his head. Kisses for baby brotherBig brother Grant is really sweet on his baby brother. It's fun when siblings get to be in a baby's newborn pictures. It tells such a story. Baby boy Brooks in a blue wrap, in a brown wooden bowl on a brown wood floor. His name is spelled out in wooden letters. Photography by Victoria Kemp Crossroads photography, Cresson TexasBrooks' name spelled out with letters his mom brought.I was so happy his mom brought these letters. What a great idea! I really like when parents bring items to use as a prop or accent or even inspiration. It really makes the images a part of their story and that is what photography is all about.

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(Crossroads Photography) Brooks Cresson Photographer Crossroads Photography, Cresson Texas Fort Worth area Photographer Grant baby baby in a basket baby on blue fur rug bicycle bike boy brother chilbren child family infant newborn https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/6/brooks-newborn-session Fri, 03 Jun 2016 03:57:47 GMT
She drove fast cars and then said "YES" https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/5/she-drove-fast-cars-and-then-said-yes

Greg and Tracy engagement at Motorsport Ranch, in Cresson Texas

If you are into driving any kind of fast cars on a road track, you have heard of Motorsport Ranch in Cresson Texas, a one-stoplight town that has all of 1043 residents spread over 3 counties. Which is to say, there's not much else here other than Motorsport Ranch and Wakesport Ranch, a wake board lake they installed a couple years ago. 

So late last year I was contacted by a Military Man who lived in Arkansas who wanted to bring his girlfriend to Motorsport Ranch, drive exotic cars with Drivexotic and propose to Tracy in a Lamborghini. Yes, I'll do it!

 

So it happened yesterday and it was a surprise and great fun for everyone who made this day special, from Terry the contact person at Motorsport Ranch, to Josh and Ryan the Drivexotic instructors, and of course, I loved it.  Tracy had wanted to come and drive for a long time and Greg was so stealthy with his questions over the months, it didn't occur to her that the questions about what her fantasy car would be were actually questions to find out which cars to reserve for her.  

 

The weather even relented for them. They had storms when they were supposed to drive at 10 am, so the track moved the time back and they were able to drive in what ended up being a gorgeous afternoon.  Image above-Josh with Drivexotic and Tracy

Motorsport Ranch, Cresson Texas, Nissan GT/RGreg with his favorite carGreg with the Nissan GT/R, which ended up being his favorite car. Exotic cars at Motorsport Ranch, Cresson Texas, DrivexoticGreg and Tracy With their carsThese were the gorgeous sports cars they chose to drive.

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Tyler, beautiful baby girl at 7 months old https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/3/tyler

Tyler Paige

Tyler came to the studio in February. We did several outfit changes and set changes and she played along so sweetly with everything. She was such a delight. Her momma brought the bedding set that was made by a friend and I thought it went perfectly with my little 4 poster bed. She LOVED laying on her back and grabbing her toes.  Photographing babies is such fun and such a joy. I truly love photographing babies. She thought she was a really big girl sitting in the red rocking chair. She did so great and I love all her pictures.

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(Crossroads Photography) Cresson Photographer Crossroads Photography Pink Lace baby baby girl baby grabbing her feet baby in rocking chair baby on fur rug fur rug portraits" toes https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/3/tyler Wed, 09 Mar 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Texas Heroes Foundation "March 2 Texas" 2-day Celebration https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/3/texas-heroes-foundation-march-2-texas-2-day-celebration #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd. #chuckwagon #rancher #cowboy #beardReinactors hanging around the chuck wagonChow time at the chuck wagon always gets a crowd.

 

On March 2nd and 3rd, I photographed the Texas heroes Foundation "March 2 Texas", Texas Independence Day Celebration. There were contests for children in essay writing, art displays, crafts and musicianship. This group encourages knowledge and history of Texas and Texas founders.  There were many colorful characters on display, including a chuck wagon, Texas Cowboys, Sam Houston, A country Preacher, Ladies in Mourning, A Confederate Soldier. There was a celebration of Elizabeth Crockett, Davy Crockett's widow at Acton Cemetery. There were several direct descendants of David and Elizabeth Crockett in attendance.

 

Groups of children form Acton middle School came on a field trip to see the reenactments and watch the ceremony at Elizabeth Crockett's grave, which featured "Sam Houston" laying 13 yellow roses on her headstone. 

 

#ams #actonmiddleschool #March2Texas #texashistory #ActonCemetery #reenactment #GlenWard #countrypreacher #awards #honorees #yellowroses #ActonBaptistChurch #nativeamericans #chuckwagon #cowboysinger #buckhelton

 

 

 

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Jaxon, at 3 weeks old https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/2/jaxon-at-3-weeks-old

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(Crossroads Photography) baby basket blue boy infant newborn portraits session https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/2/jaxon-at-3-weeks-old Wed, 24 Feb 2016 02:57:52 GMT
Find Beauty In: https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/1/find-happiness-in

A video I made from past sessions and from family portrait sessions highlighting beauty.  There's so many places to find beauty, where will it take you? Will you go for a walk, or sit quietly in nature, will you throw a ball to your best friend? Or hold a grandbaby? We are surrounded by it.  There's beauty in love, life, strength and joy. There's beauty in the first steps of a grandchild or the wrinkles and creases of a great grandparent. 

Beauty is fleeting, images are forever...document it.

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(Crossroads Photography) Christmas baby beauty birthday child comfort family fun girl happy high-key home infant joy kiss love low-key maternity mom nature strength toddler wedding wedding photographer https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/1/find-happiness-in Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:02:59 GMT
A Story of Hope, how a new baby brought pure joy to a family. https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2016/1/a-story-of-hope-how-a-new-baby-brought-pure-joy-to-a-family

This is the video I made for baby Hope and her parents Richard and April.

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I have the best gig ever! Photographing grand-babies before they get here. https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2015/12/i-have-the-best-gig-ever-photographing-grand-babies-before-they-get-here No, I am not a radiologist. I am a photographer and a grandma of 4. The best thing is being able to help out the family with pictures and I just love being able to do it. This is my daughter in law April. She and my oldest son Richard are expecting their 3rd child, who will be the first girl. That I get to do my grandkids' baby pictures and their mom's maternity pictures is really the greatest gift to me. I only wish I had taken up photography in time to do it for all my babies, not just the last 2 (now 3 <3). I am so lucky.

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(Crossroads Photography) and baby couple dad expecting family girl grandma igh key low maternity mom pregnant https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2015/12/i-have-the-best-gig-ever-photographing-grand-babies-before-they-get-here Mon, 14 Dec 2015 06:29:40 GMT
Cresson Texas Photographer wins silver medal at IPC https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2015/8/cresson-texas-photographer-wins-silver-medal-at-ipc Cresson Photographer Named Silver Medalist at International Photographic Competition 
Victoria Kemp of Victoria Kemp Photography is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography

Cresson, TX – Victoria Kemp of Victoria Kemp Photography in Cresson, Texas was named a Silver Medalist during Professional Photographers of America's 2015 International Photographic Competition. Kemp's work will be on display at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 10-12, 2016. This International Photographic Exhibit is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers and several photographic associations

A panel of 43 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from nearly 5,200 total submitted entries at Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia. Judged against a standard of excellence, just over 2,100 images were selected for the General Collection and 1,085 (roughly 21 percent) were selected for the esteemed Loan Collection—the best of the best. The Loan Collection images will all be published in the much-anticipated "Loan Collection" book and over 200 selected General Collection images will be published in the "Showcase" book by Marathon Press.

The level of the award is determined by how many of those four images receive the highest possible honor: acceptance into the PPA Loan Collection, which is displayed at photographic exhibitions, conventions and other photography events. Kemp was named a Silver Medalist, meaning that one of her four merited images entered the PPA Loan Collection. In 2015, she was one of only 115 Silver Medalists.

About PPA: 
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international nonprofit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA's roots date back to 1869. It assists more than 28,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success. See how PPA helps photographers Be More at PPA.com.

Contact: Victoria kemp
817-455-0318
victoria@victoriakempphotography.com


 

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(Crossroads Photography) IPC Mackinac City PPA barn farmer girl saddle silver medal silver medalist https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2015/8/cresson-texas-photographer-wins-silver-medal-at-ipc Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:42:37 GMT
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(Crossroads Photography) #Blair Boutwell Wedding #Classic Oaks Ranch #Wedding Photographer Crowley Granbury Wedding Photographer bridesmaids farm wedding flower flower Girl girl wedding wedding photographer https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2014/11/country-wedding-album Mon, 01 Dec 2014 04:24:08 GMT
Beautiful Country Wedding In Mansfield texas https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2014/10/beautiful-country-wedding-in-mansfield-texas  

Sophisticated Country Wedding

at Classic Oaks Ranch,

Mansfield Texas

 

The October 3, 2014 Wedding of Lauren Boutwell and Terry Blair was so beautiful and fun. A perfect blend of sophistication and country. Both the ceremony and reception were held at Classic Oaks Ranch in Mansfield Texas. The owners have created what I think is the perfect wedding venue. 

 

bride and her mother in a mirror.Lauren and her Mother before the ceremony.There are huge mirrors and beautiful window light and this wedding venue is such a gorgeous place to photograph in.

 

 

 

 

men and boys wearing jeans and boots. The GuysThe guys, big and small wore jeans and boots. This wedding was a wonderful mix of sophistication and country. I think Lauren and Terry Blair created their own category! Sophisticated Country!

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(Crossroads Photography) brand new baby #newborn #babygirl #cressonphotographer #cressonstudio bridesmaids country wedding cowboy wedding farm wedding flower flower Girl girl wedding wedding photographer https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2014/10/beautiful-country-wedding-in-mansfield-texas Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:44:54 GMT
MACIE MARIE https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2014/8/macie-marie Sweet Macie Marie, born June 30, 2014

Ten Tiny Toes

baby toesTen Tiny ToesThis girl was a wiggle-worm, constantly on the move! Doesn't she have cute toes?

Daddy's Girl, already rocking the camo!

 

Sleeping baby girl.Sleeping AngelShe finally fell asleep and we got a few more pictures. Every time we tried to move her she started crying.

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(Crossroads Photography) baby girl baby in camo brand new baby #newborn #babygirl #cressonphotographer #cressonstudio first-time high key new-born newborn Baby https://www.crossroadsphoto.com/blog/2014/8/macie-marie Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:00:37 GMT