Photography and the Search for the Ultimate Wedding Video

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Photodex and Skip Cohen University have announced what may well be the most unique contest in professional photography, their search for the "Ultimate Wedding Video". New developments in technology have given photographers the ability to expand their storytelling skills by creating slide shows combining traditional still images with video.

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The second search for the "Utimate Story Video" was all about adventure and landscape photography. The winner was Paul Armstrong with his stunning entry, "Iceland 2014 - A Photographer's Heaven". The staff at Photodex and Skip Cohen University have been delighted with the quality of work being submitted and on October 1 announced the third search in the series.

This third search runs until December 10, 2014 with the winner being announced on December 20. The theme for this new contest covers topics perfectly in line with the year's activity for wedding photographers. The search is on, as the two companies look for the "Ultimate Wedding Story". Complete details on the search are on both the Photodex and SkipCohenUniversity sites.

"The quality of work being submitted has been incredible," commented Amanda Eddy, public relations manager for Photodex. "There's so much that technology has brought to the party and we're ecstatic to give photographers the tools they need to create these stunning presentations!"

Each quarter the search is on for great storytelling. The grand prize represents a value of over $3000 in prizes and includes a LUMIX GH3 with 20mm lens, a $500 gift certificate towards any Profoto Studio Lighting product, X-rite's Colormunki Photo the ultimate in color calibration equipment and software and a one year subscription to Photodex's ProShow Web.

"The sponsors of this project are each leaders in their area of expertise. The LUMIX line of cameras, Profoto's lighting, X-rite's color calibration products and Photodex's ProShow Web are all considered at the very top of their categories. I've been involved in the photography side of the wedding industry for years and can't wait to see the types of stories that will be submitted!" commented Skip Cohen.

Judges for this second search include professional photographers and educators, William Innes, Kristen Jensen and Neal Clipper. Each one is recognized for their creativity and skill set as a photographer, educator, artist and storyteller.

About Photodex:

From slick iOS apps to robust desktop authoring software - Photodex makes products that empower consumers, photographers and creative types in any field to do more with their digital content. Their award-winning line of ProShow slideshow tools have helped millions of people across the world turn their photos and videos into compelling stories and shareable memories.

About Skip Cohen University:

Founded in January, 2013, by photo industry executive Skip Cohen, SCU has become one of the leading educational resources for aspiring and working professional photographers. The site includes a daily blog, an amazing faculty of over fifty industry leaders, educational videos and guest posts from some of the finest artists in photography today.

For all the details on submission guidelines and to view some of the current entries visit the Photodex page for the Ultimate Story - Video Contest.

For more information on Photodex products contact Amanda Eddy, Amanda(at)photodex(dot)com or Skip Cohen, skip(at)mei500(dot)com, for information on Skip Cohen University.

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