2015 Holiday Awards Dinner

On December 9th IEPPV held it’s annual awards dinner at the Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona, CA. This allows IEPPV to honor it’s members, board and key contributors to IEPPV over the past year. It also allows IEPPV to introduce the 2016 board and recognize life long achievements and contributions to IEPPV over it’s long and storied history. It is also a time for fun, friendship, good food, drink and you the member to pick your Peoples Choice Award image from the past years Image Comp merited images from members who decided to enter the Peoples Choice Competition at the dinner.

Also during the awards dinner Raphael Munoz received his Hall of Fame Award from two IEPPV Hall of Famers Bob Fletcher and Bruce Bonnett along with Hall of Famer Frank Peele. That is the featured image for this article. Pictures of this event were contributed by Amelia Durham.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

 

Digital Artist of the Year

  •          Kat Meezan 

   

Bruce presents the Digital Artist award to Kat Meezan

  •            Bruce presents the Digital Artist award to Kat Meezan    

 

Illustrative Photographer of the Year

  •          David Swanson

 

Dave Swanson receives his Illustrative Photographer of the Year from Bruce Bonnett

Dave Swanson receives his Illustrative Photographer of the Year from Bruce Bonnett

Landscape Photographer of the Year

  •          Jeremy Long
Jeremy Long receives his Landscape Photographer of the year award

Jeremy Long receives his Landscape Photographer of the year award

      

Nature Photographer of the Year

  •          Bruce Bonnett  
Nature Photographer of the Year - Bruce Bonnettreceives his award from Steve Burgraff

Nature Photographer of the Year – Bruce Bonnett receives his award from Steve Burgraff

 

Photojournalist of the Year

  •          Steve Brazill
Steve Brazil receives his award for Photojournalist of the Year

Steve Brazill receives his award for Photojournalist of the Year

       

Portrait Photographer of the Year

  •          Jerry Stevenson
Jerry Stevenson receives his Portrait Photographer of the Year Award

Jerry Stevenson receives his Portrait Photographer of the Year Award

 

Wedding Photographer of the Year

  • Troy Miller

Troy Miller receives his Wedding Photographer of the Year Award.

Troy Miller receives his Wedding Photographer of the Year Award.        

Commercial Photographer of the Year

  •          Troy Miller
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Commercial Photographer of the year – Troy Miller

 

New Photographer of the Year

  •          David Swanson   

New Photographer of the Year - David Swanson

New Photographer of the Year – David Swanson

 

Professional Photographer of the Year     

  • Bruce Bonnett  
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Professional Photographer of the year – Bruce Bonnett

The Peoples’ Choice Award

Troy Miller - Peoples Choice Award Winner

2015 Peoples’ Choice award goes to Troy Mille

 

The President’s Award for Exceptional Service

  • 2015 President’s Award for Exceptional Service is presented to Troy Miller

Exceptional Service Award - Troy MillerExceptional Service Award – Troy Miller

The Elmer and Vera Kingham Service Award

The award goes to the member with the highest number of Service Merits for the entire year, and it includes a full-tuition scholarship to West Coast School.

  • 2015 Elmer and Vera Kingham Service Award is presented to Kim Shapiro

The Elmer and Vera Kingham Service Award The award goes to the member with the highest number of Service Merits for the entire year, and it includes a full-tuition scholarship to West Coast School. The Elmer and Vera Kingham Service Award
The award goes to the member with the highest number of Service Merits for the entire year, and it includes a full-tuition scholarship to West Coast School.

The IEPPV Service Award Medallion

  •         Greg Stack

No present for the evening

  •         Kim Shapiro
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Kim Shapiro receives her service medallion

IEPPV Service Award Bar and Certificate

  •          Steve Burgraff     1st Bar

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Steve Burgraff receives his 1st Bar for IEPPV Service

  •          Cayce Newman    2nd Bar
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Cayce Neman receives his 2nd Bar for IEPPV Service

 

The Hall of Fame Award

  • IEPPV Hall of Fame – Rafael Munoz

Rafael Munoz accepts his Hall of Fame Award from Frank and Bob

Rafael Munoz accepts his Hall of Fame Award from Frank Peele and Bob Fletcher

2016 President of IEPPV

  • Bruce Bonnett

 Our IEPPV President 2015/16

Bruce Bonnett – Our IEPPV President 2015/16

 

 

IEPPV Members mingling at the party

IEPPV Members mingling at the party

 

A friendly discussion between Bob and Kat

A friendly discussion between Bob and Kat

 

The awards await who will be the big winners

The awards and gifts await those who will be the big winners or key contributors.

 

Trying to choose the Best photograph was a hard choice to make because so many of them were great

Trying to choose the Best photograph was a hard choice to make because so many of them were great

 

Our wonderful MC and Master of many photography talents for the night.

Our wonderful MC and Master of many photography talents for the night.

 

The current 2015 President and 2016 continuing President Bruce Bonnett

The current 2015 President and 2016 continuing President Bruce Bonnett

 

Franks starts the show

Franks starts the show

 

Troy Millers wonderful wife and event coordinator and master of all trades!

Troy Millers wonderful wife Margie and event coordinator and master of all trades!

 

Who's next?

Who’s next?

 

Troy Miller wonders if he's next.

Troy Miller wonders if he’s next.

 

Troy Miller enjoying the festivities

Troy Miller enjoying the festivities

 

Kim receives her EPPV Service Award Medallion

 

Bob and Frank introduce this years The Hall of Fame Award winner

Bob and Frank introduce this years The Hall of Fame Award winner

 

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Cayce Newman receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

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Bob Fletcher receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

Talking to the members about the importance IEPPV provides to it's members and community

Talking to the members about the importance IEPPV provides to it’s members and community

 

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Peoples Choice entrants

 

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Paula chats with Cayce Newman and his wife

 

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Raffle Prizes

 

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Cayce’s Comic!!! You had to be there!

 

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Caught you Steve

 

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Marvels New Team

 

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That soda has a head on it?

 

Party On!

Party On!

 

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Nice Digs

 

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Important discussions about anything and everything IEPPV

 

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The simple touches at the event

 

Enjoying the night!

Paula and Kat enjoying the evening!

 

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So hard to pick

 

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Enjoying the Night

 

Frank always tells how it is!

Frank always tells how it is!

 

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Where do i sit?

 

Speaker of the house for the night

Speaker of the house for the night

 

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Hall of Famers (From L – R) Bruce Bonnett, Raphael Munoz, Bob Fletcher, Frank Peele

 

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Steve gets ready to High Five Troy Miller

 

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Kim Shapiro receives her first award of the night

 

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Bob Fletcher and Frank Peele away Raphael Munoz to make his way to accept his Hall of Fame induction

 

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Steve Bergraff receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

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Chris Ramirez receiving his gift of appreciation for serving on the board

 

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Dave receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

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Raphael Munoz receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

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Troy Miller receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

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Steve Brazill receiving a gift of appreciation for being a board member over the past 2015 year

 

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Cayce revs up the crowd

 

All of the nights winners

All of the Comic nights winners

 

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One proud Kat!!!!!!

 

Part goers

An interested party for sure!

 

A level table setting

The Center Piece

 

A big hug

A big hug for an old friend

 

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One of the many merited images from Image Comp being displayed on the screen from 2015

 

Casey enjoys the moment

Cayce is ready for the nights festivities

 

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Great Conversations

 

 

Jerry Stevenson get up to accept his award

What, I won?

 

Digital Artist of the Year - Kat Mezzan

Kat accepts her award for Digital Artist of the Year

 

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Take a bow Cayce

 

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Bruce Bonnett heads up to receive one of his awards

 

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Troy’s Award (One of many!)

 

Cayce get his 2nd pin

 

a Hall of Fame group shot (l - r) with Bruce Bonnett, Raphael Munoz, Bob Fletcher and Frank Peele

a Hall of Fame group shot (l – r) with Bruce Bonnett, Raphael Munoz, Bob Fletcher and Frank Peele

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Bruce Bonnett getting his first edition? I wonder……..

IMG_9603 Casey speaks! Dave making it look easy Tables of fun

All the winners

All the Casey’s Comic winners (just so happens to be the IEPPV 2015 board)

 

 

 

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