“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”

- Ansel Adams


We continue to challenge ourselves

Photography and art is a continuously evolving craft.  As we change, our perspectives change.  As we learn new skills, our work can grow.  Taking part in photography competitions allows us to continue growing as artists and craftsmen.  This push toward personal and professional goals drives us to learn new techniques.  Being critiqued by our peers forces us to look at our work with an objective eye.  It's a difficult and frustrating road - one we love to hate - but we see our work evolve and grow through the process.


Tangerine House of Design owner and photographer Lisa Asp continues to push herself down that road year after year and is proud of her accomplishments as a result.


 Lisa has earned the following designations through the Professional Photographers of America

  • Master Artist as of 2019 
  • Photographic Craftsman as of 2015 
  • Master Photographer as of 2014   
  • Certified Professional Photographer as of 2010 
  • PPA Elite Plus Photographer of the Year – 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 
  • PPA Elite Photographer of the Year – 2016, 2014 
  • PPA Photographer of the Year Medals – 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 

 Lisa has won a number of awards for her photography including: 

  • Imaging Excellence Award 2019 
  • Grand Imaging Award Nomimations (PPA) – 2019 (Album and Landscape), 2017 (2nd place trophy - Album)  

PPA North Central District: 

  • Top Illustrative Image - North Central District – 2019 
  • Second Place Landscape Image – North Central District – 2019 
  • Second Place Album – North Central District – 2019 
  • Top Album - North Central District – 2017 
  • Third Place Animal Portrait – North Central District – 2016 
  • Top 5 - North Central District Master Artist – 2017, 2016 
  • Top 10 - North Central District Photographic Open – 2017, 2013

Vendor Awards: 

  • Kodak Gallery Award – 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011 
  • Lexjet Sunset Award – 2018 
  • Fuji Masterpiece Portrait Award – 2018 
  • Polaroid Prestige Award – 2013 
  • Certified Photographer Award – 2018, 2017, 2011 

Local/State Awards: 

  • Master Photographer of the Year – 2018, 2017 
  • Portrait Photographer of the Year – 2018 
  • Illustrative Photographer of the Year – 2018, 2017, 2011 
  • Top Portrait Image – 2018 
  • Top Illustrative Image – 2018, 2017 
  • Top Album – 2017 
  • President’s Choice – 2014 
  • Judge’s Choice – 2018 (x3), 2017 (x4), 2015 (x2), 2014 (x2) 
  • Court of Honor – 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (x2) 
  • HAGA Wedding Award - 2012

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