Tammy Thompson Maryland Photographer of the Year

Q & A: Award-winning Finksburg photographer talks abouther craft

Finksburg photographer Tammy Thompson, who runs Passionate Portraits, was named Maryland Photographer of the Year at the Maryland Professional Photography Association's annual awards banquet, March 4. In addition to the award, she was also named Artist Photographer of the Year, and the first runner-up for Illustrative Photographer of the Year. The Carroll County Times caught up with Thompson to discuss the awards, photography and the artistic process.




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Tammy Thompson awards
Thompson wins awards from Maryland Professional Photographers Association

October 2016 MDPPA Print Competition





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Thompson receives best in show at photography competition

October 2015 MDPPA Print Competition



"Old Boundaries" in the illustrative category scored 81 and won best In show.




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Tammy Thompson awards
Thompson wins awards at print competition

July 2015 MDPPA print competition

"Betta," in the illustrative category, scored a 90, making the Superior image level.

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Faces of PPA

Tammy Thompson a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) was featured on the Face of PPA.

http://www.ppa.com/faces

Passionate Portraits magazine feature image
Rodeo News Magazine May 15th 2015

meet the Member Katie Codd (a client of mine, my photo is featured)


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Tammy Thompson award

Thompson receives photography award

April 2015 MDPPA print competition

"Memories"a perfect score of 100 in the Electronic Imaging category. This is the highest score a print can receive and is rarely handed out. "Memories" also received the Best in Show award for that category.




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Tammy Thompson award

Interview by: Lyndi McNulty

March 17th, 2015

Carroll County photographer survives crash to become award-winner



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Tammy Thompson Woman Journal article on Photography



Making Memories

Local Artist Tammy Thompson Talks Photography

Oct/Nov 2013 issue Women's Journal Carroll County

Tammy Thompson MDPPA interview
October Issue of Reflections. The official newsletter of the MDPPA. Here is the link to the whole newsletter.

MDPPA Newsletter
Tammy Thompson Rotary Club speaker
Rotary Club of Potomac-Bethesda

December 13, 2013 I was honored to be a guest speaker at their meeting. I talked on the subject of what it takes to become a photographer of the year in Maryland and about my recent art display showcasing my best fine art.


Rotary Club of Potomac-Bethesda
Tammy Thompson art gallery show
Tammy Thompson: Behind the Lens 2013

Art gallery exhibition



Video link of all the images on display at the art gallery


Tammy Thompson Maryland Photographer of the Year
Thompson wins 'Maryland Photographer of the Year' for 2012.

She also was awarded Illustrative Photographer of the Year, 1st Runner-up Portrait Photographer of the Year & 1st Runner-up Electronic Imaging Photographer of the Year


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2012-2013 MDPPA Award Winners

Tammy Thompson award
Thompson wins photography award

September 2012 MDPPA print competition

Best in show for "Seductive Temptation".


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Thompson received awards from June competition

July 2012 MDPPA print competition
best in show for "Southern Serenity" in the illustrative category.


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Tammy Thompson award
Thompson wins awards from Maryland Professional Photographers Association

April 2012 MDPPA print competition

Best in show for "Passing Storm" in the Electronic Imaging category.


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Tammy Thompson awards
Local photographer, Thompson, honored with two awards during convention March 2012 MDPPA convention awards

Awarded "Illustrative Photographer of the Year for 2011" and "Electronic Imaging Photographer of the Year for 2011."

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