May 14, 2019 – Competitions: “Oldies (No Date Restriction)” with judge David Blecman

David Blecman

David Blecman, a member of the Professional Photographers of America, started his photographic career in 1978, and started Positive Negatives in 1997. 

He is now an internationally recognized photographer and instructor, having taught in over a dozen countries to photographers, models, and makeup artists. His personal mentoring programs for photographers and commercial models continues to grow in popularity. 

David has photographed projects for such clientele as Sears, Color Me Beautiful, JC Penney, Bath & Body Works, Foot Action, Kaybee Toys, Littman Jewelers, Seagrams Americas, Holiday Inn, Wyndham Hotels, Days Inn, Hilton Hotels, The White House, Black Market, Water Water Everywhere, Cornell University, etc.

David has also been hired to photograph such celebrities as President George W. Bush, Christina  Aguilera, Jimmy Buffett, Steely Dan, Moody Blues, Beyonce and Destiny’s Child, Celine Dion, Gene Simmons and KISS, and numerous others.

David currently shoots for magazines, clothiers, fashion designers, and numerous other print and commercial accounts, as well as for models, actors, and their agencies.  

He has  been published  hundreds of times, and his specialties include, but are not limited to; child and adult models, architectural, food, fashion, swimwear, location and studio work,  products, headshots, etc.

David continues to speak at modeling and photography venues, judges at pageants, teaches at modeling agencies, and  continues to teach and mentor photographers, models, and makeup artists internationally.

More recently, David is mentoring a group of over 1050 amateur photographers, and is getting them exposure and recognition by having their work displayed and sold at local venues.


The restriction that photos be taken withing 2 years of the competition date is removed. Photos  from any past date taken can be submitted. All other requirements and restrictions still apply.

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