Category Archives: Awards

Palo Alto kudos

First day back home from a vacation to Iceland (!) and I get a call that I won 2nd Place in the Palo Alto Daily Newspaper’s People’s Choice Awards for Best Photographer in the Mid-Peninsula! Yippee!

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What a year so far!!

Gosh- what an amazing few weeks 2013 has been for me!  I’ve been knocked over with such great news, and for a person who loves weddings more than anything else- it’s made my whole year! First of all, while traveling in New Zealand with my wonderful boyfriend over the holidays (he’s a Kiwi!) I got […]

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*blush*

Oooh- I felt something was coming! Friday the 13th’s are always good for me! Palm Press Inc. www.palmpressinc.com is starting to print my SECOND greeting card today!  I’m such a fan of their greeting cards- have been for years!   YEA!!  Thank you Meagen and Tony for letting me use your photo of your first dance!!!! Ooh, […]

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More WPJA honors!

WPJA (http://www.wpja.com/) is the premier organization for wedding photojournalists and membership doesn’t come easy.  Contests happen once a quarter and winners are chosen from around the world with thousands of entries in each category.  I’m really honored to pick up my 11th and 12th place in this latest contest!  Yippee!! (http://www.wpja.com/wedding-photojournalism/1577-northern-california-weddings/photographer-stephanie-secrest.html) And… if that isn’t enough– […]

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Best of the Bay!

With great honor, I’m so excited to announce that I came in fourth place for best wedding photographer in the San Francisco Bay area, according to the San Francisco Chronicle’s web site, SF Gate!  Out of 239 nominees!!  What a real honor! http://baylist.sfgate.com/secrest-wedding-photojournalism/biz/546377

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WPJA win! 1st quarter 2010!

The judges at WPJA (http://www.wpja.com/) have deemed one of my “getting ready” photos worthy of a place in their contest!!  It’s a total honor, being an international contest with thousands of entries!  I’m thrilled!

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Magazine debut

Thanks to my awesome florist friend, Annie Siu ( www.anniesiu.com/), I have now been published in Today’s Bride magazine! What a proud moment. Thanks Annie!

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Accolades

I’m extremely proud to share two awards I’ve just received today! The contest was conducted by the Wedding Photojournalist Association (http://www.wpja.com/) where photos were judged by some huge names in the photojournalism world. Photographers from all over the world were entering this contest. I feel very lucky and blessed. A huge thank you to Clare […]

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