Watch 2019 BPPA Pictures of the Year contest judging – Feb. 18-20

The 2019 BPPA PoY contest judging will take place Feb. 18-20, 2020. Judges this year are: Elsa Garrison, Abel Uribe, and Matt McClain

The judging schedule is roughly as follows:
Feb. 18: 2pm – 5pm
Feb. 19: 9am – 5pm
Feb. 20: 9am – completion

Judging will take place in the first-floor Multipurpose Room at Emerson College at 150 Boylston St. in Boston. All are welcome to spectate the judging. Show your tri-card to the security desk for admittance. If you don’t have a tri-card, contact

Hear the 2018 PoY Winners talk about 1st place pictures

2018 PoY Winners Announced

2018 BPPA Photographer of the Year: Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe

The winners in the Boston Press Photographers Association 2018 Pictures of the Year contest have been announced. Check out the winning images. Congratulations to all who won, and thank you to judges Lauren Steel, David Goldman, and Robert Deutsch.

2018 College Contest Results!

Best in Show: Gaelen Morse, Boston University / Ohio University

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Boston Press Photographers Association College Contest. Click through to see the winning images.

Upcoming Events

  1. PoY Judging – Day 2

    February 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. PoY Judging – Day 3

    February 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Meet the Judges

    February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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