SANTA MONICA COLLEGE student Amy Gaskin (right) receives a $1,000 check from Nikon representative Sara Wood (left) and Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles Past President Bonnie Burrow after being chosen as the association’s student photographer of the year.

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE student Amy Gaskin (right) receives a $1,000 check from Nikon representative Sara Wood (left) and Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles Past President Bonnie Burrow after being chosen as the association’s student photographer of the year.

Photographer Amy Gaskin of Santa Monica College’s student newspaper, Corsair, has been named student photographer of the year by the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles.
Gaskin was presented the award at a ceremony at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City March 30.
The award comes with a $1,000 cash prize and a Nikon camera.
Former Corsair photographer and SMC student Michael Yanow won second place. The association honored Yanow as its student photographer of the year last year.
The photographers association is a 77-year-old professional organization of still and video photojournalists who work at newspapers, television stations, wire services, national news and sports publications throughout Southern California.

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