THIRD ANNUAL LUCIE TECHNICAL AWARDS
HONORING THE YEAR’S PHOTO-RELATED INNOVATIONS
TO TAKE PLACE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017 at the
PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo, Jacob Javits Convention Center, NYC
THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS IS AUGUST 14, 2017
NOMINATIONS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July 10, 2017 – (Los Angeles) - The third annual Lucie Technical Awards, an initiative of the Lucie Foundation and sister-program of The Lucie Awards, will take place in New York City on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, during PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo, at The Jacob Javits Convention Center, in New York City. This addition to the acclaimed Lucie Awards embraces a large and critical segment of the photographic community.
The Lucie Technical Awards aim to honor the large and small companies, as well as the individuals who have advanced the photographic industry in a particular year. All-inclusive, these awards intend to encompass such items as cameras, lenses, lighting, and accessories, to printers, software and more. The founder of The Lucie Technical Awards, Hossein Farmani commented, “Once again we gather to embrace an ever-growing segment of our beloved photographic community by highlighting those whose passion for the technological mingles seamlessly with brilliantly talented image-makers, many of whom we showcase just a few days later at The Lucie Awards.” The 15th Annual Lucie Awards will follow, on Sunday, October 29, at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Experts in the field of photography as well as members of the public can contribute to the nomination process with the goal to recognize and reward deserving companies and individuals whose efforts have advanced the careers of so many image-makers. They all share a passion for creating extraordinary imagery through innovative technology. Nominations are free and are open until August 14, 2017. To nominate, please visit http://tech.lucies.org/nominate/
The categories include:
Best Camera Drone
Best Instant Camera
Best Action Camera
Best Small Format System Camera
Best Full Frame System Camera
Best Medium Format System Camera
Best Fixed-Lens Compact Camera
Best Camera Bag
Best Standard Lens
Best Telephoto Lens
Best Wide Angle Lens
LIGHTING AND STUDIO
Best Light Modifier
Best Continuous Light Source
Best Portable Battery Powered Studio Light
Best Studio Strobe
Best Inkjet Printer
Best Software Plugin
Best Photo Editing Software
Best Memory Card
Best Backup Solution
BEST INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
The Lucie Awards, created to honor master photographers, celebrate the greatest achievements in photography and recognize significant creative professionals in the field, will be inclusive of an even wider photographic community by including the year’s most significant innovations and technologies via The Lucie Technical Awards. With the invaluable advice and guidance of the esteemed Lucie Technical Awards Advisory Board, these awards will honor the people and companies who have assisted and inspired so many on their photographic journeys.
Ticket availability for The Lucie Technical Awards will be announced shortly. For the complete list of awards and to nominate, please see http://tech.lucies.org/nominate/ for additional information.
About Lucie Technical Awards – The Lucie Technical Awards aim to honor the large and small companies, as well as the individuals who have advanced the photography industry in a given year. All-inclusive, these awards encompass cameras, lenses, lighting, accessories, printers, software and more.
About Lucie Foundation - Lucie Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. In addition to Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), the foundation presents year-round programming to support high school students through SNAPSHOP!, emerging and professional photographers through the Lucie Scholarship Program and master photographers through The Lucie Awards. Lucie Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable foundation. www.luciefoundation.org