College Photographer of the Year 2014

This week was the judging for the College Photographer of the Year contest. Two CMC students placed, and many others made the finals and semi-finals, including myself with my "Riot Fest Aftermath" photograph.

Congrats guys!! GO CMC!!!!!!!!!

 

Semi-Finalist, Feature Category, College Photographer of the Year 2014

"Riot Fest Aftermath"

©Adam Hughes

While you're at it, check out the winners. There is some incredible stuff in here!!

http://www.cpoy.org/index.php?s=WinningImages

So I just shot Riot Fest Denver...

I got a last minute request to shoot riot fest, literally two days before the festival. I had been trying for months to get a press pass. It was one of the greatest experiences of my life as a music photographer. It also tested and pushed me a lot as a photographer as well. I learned a hell of a lot, and I walked away feeling very accomplished, and exhausted! I have shot a lot of different kinds of music festivals, but not at this level. I had access to some of the biggest names in music and some of my favorite bands. Of course, I could have done so many things differently, but that is what makes life experiences great. We are always learning and evolving. I am very happy I got this opportunity. 

My photos were published on Listen Up Denver's website, and opened up a new door in my career. I can't wait to see what happens next!

 

Feeling: Accomplished

On the Stereo: NOFX - All of Me


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