➢ Entries will be judged by the editorial and design staff of HONOLULU Magazine, along with guest judges Elyse Butler and Matt Mallams.
Elyse Butler is a photographer based in Honolulu, Hawaii with a fervor and focus on documenting the complexities of life. Using her camera as a medium for self-discovery, she takes pictures to question and understand the nature of who we are. She is a founding member of the Aevum photo collective and has won numerous awards in the College Photographer of the Year and Women in Photojournalism contests. Her clients and publications include Honolulu Magazine, Hana Hou! The Hawaiian Airlines Magazine, Discover, Men's Journal, the New York Times, the FADER, and many more. Her work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Exposure Gallery, the Visions Gallery in Ventura, California, and most recently the Center for New Media and the Arts in Bethel, Connecticut.
Matt Mallams is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Hawaii. He has a passion for exploring the streets, working in response to what is given to him, and creating compositions mixing light, color, subjects, reflections, and interactions between people and their environments. Mallams is a founding member of the Aevum photo collective and his work has been recognized by the College Photographer of the Year contests. His clients include Hana Hou!, Honolulu Magazine, Contour by Getty, the FADER, Revolver, the San Francisco Chronicle, and many more. Recently he exhibited his work at the Center for New Media and the Arts in Bethel, Connecticut, the Ong King Arts Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and the San Francisco Exposure Gallery.
➢ All entries will be judged anonymously. The photographer’s name should not appear anywhere on the photo or on the digital file.
➢ Judges will select finalists and the Grand Prize Winner. Finalists will appear on Facebook as a contest to determine a Readers' Choice winner. The Grand Prize winning photo will be published in our January 2013 issue. Grand Prize, Readers' Choice and Finalists will appear on our website in December 2012.