The TOP FIFTY PORTFOLIOS are posted in alphabetical order by first name on the left-hand side of the PhotoLucida blog entry here.
The six photographers from the top group who have been named finalists for the 2008 Book Award are:
The publications showcasing projects from the winners of the Critical Mass 2006 Books have been released and are available for sale. They are:
THE LAST ICEBERG by Camille Seaman
DOMESTICATED by Amy Stein
BASTARD EDEN, OUR CHERNOBYL by Donald Weber
Congratulations to the finalists, and most importantly, thanks to all who entered! I enjoy serving on the team of judges for this competition more than any other; seeing ten images from one body of work, in a sequence you select, and reading a statement provided by the entrants provides an effective window on new work. Often I have the pleasure of meeting photographers whose work had been introduced to me through this competition. I will be sure to post the submission deadline for next deadline (fall 2009).