Juror: Scott Thode
Scott Thode, formerly the Deputy Picture Editor at Fortune magazine, is currently the Editor of VII The Magazine. Scott teaches at The International Center for Photography and participates in many photo symposia, workshops and judges numerous photography competitions and awards. In 2007, he was nominated for a Lucie Award as Photo Editor of the Year. Scott is also on the Advisory Board of LOOK3 Photo Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in 2011 he co-curated the festival with Kathy Ryan.
As a photographer, Scott has been the recipient of numerous photography awards and his work has been exhibited at the Colonnade Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Bienalle Internazionale di Fotografia in Turin, Italy, and Visa Pour L'Image in Perpignon, France. Scott lives in New York City with his wife, Kathy, and their daughter, Sylvie.