wedding contest

PDN Is Using My Contest Winning Image From Last Year To Promote Their New Contest by Bradley Hanson

While debating whether or not to enter this contest again, I noticed my image from last year being used to promote it. The contest began in 2003 as "Top Knots" and will now be known as "Celebrations" to have a broader theme.

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First Place Winner In 2016 PDN "Top Knots" Wedding Photography Contest by Bradley Hanson

First place in "Wedding Day" 2016 PDN Magazine Top Knots wedding contest

I am honored and excited to announce that for the 4th time, I have a winning image in the PDN Magazine (Photo District News) Top Knots international wedding contest. I had a winning image in the 2004 issue and two images in the 2005 issue, but because of a number of life changes including relocating my business from Seattle to Minneapolis, I didn't enter again until this year. The selected image was one of my favorites of all time, taken from a late 2015 wedding in Taylors Falls, MN during what felt like a nearly perfect day.

May 2016 issue of Photo District News "Top Knots" wedding contest gallery

A link to the contest portfolio, and all winning images can be see here