PALM COAST, FL – Palm Coast photographer, Joe Campanellie, recently won a spot on Team USA at the 2022 World Photographic Cup, to be held March 28th in Rome, Italy.

The World Photographic Cup, co-founded by Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the Federation of European Photographers (FEP), features 35 countries that will square off in 2022. The World Photographic Cup’s mission is to unite photographers in a spirit of friendship and cooperation. The World Cup is considered the Olympics of photography.

Campanellie’s image “Bad To The Bone” was selected out of over 5,100 entries to be part of Team USA. The team will be officially announced at the Imaging USA Grand Imaging Awards later this month.

“Bad To The Bone” by Joe Campanellie

“It’s a great honor to win a spot on Team USA,” said Campanellie. “It’s an amazing group to be a part of. I push myself to be a better photographer each year, and to be recognized and given the chance to represent my country is just icing on the cake.”

Gold (1st), Silver (2nd), and Bronze (3rd) medals are awarded to the individual creator in each category. Teams are awarded points based on an aggregate score of the top ten placements in all categories. Then, the World Photographic Cup is awarded to the national team that receives the highest overall score.

Campanellie is a Master Photographer, Craftsman, Certified Professional Photographer with PPA. He is also one of only 87 Fellows of the American Society of Photography worldwide. He relocated to Palm Coast in 2012 to concentrate on Nature and Avian Fine Art Photography.

Media Release and Featured Images provided by Joe Campanellie.

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