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!

February 23, 2014

Yippee!

Lucky 50! Thank you Karen and Mark for writing such a lovely review that took me to this exciting number!   

January 6, 2014

Second year- judging photos for Adobe!

What a lovely honor to be chosen for a second year to be a pre-selection judge for the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 2013!  Tons of hard work, but it’s so cool to see what young photographers are doing in universities now!  Yea, Adobe! http://www.icograda.org/news/year/2013_news/articles2467.htm

July 11, 2013

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 […]

January 15, 2013

Gracious!

Another WPJA win!  (http://www.wpja.com) Lucky #14.  With over thousands of entries worldwide, I am truly humbled.  

August 17, 2012

*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, […]

July 13, 2012

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– […]

April 30, 2012

Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA)

Another win (my 10th!)  in this all-important, international organization!  Schweet!

October 16, 2011

Two latest awards

I’m proud to be a member of WPJA, Wedding Photojournalist Association, http://www.wpja.com/  and have placed twice in their recent contest!  What an honor!  

July 16, 2011

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

June 21, 2010