FROM THE VICE PRESIDENT/PUBLISHER, THE NIELSEN PHOTO GROUP
Change—whichever way you look at it—is going to be a hard transition. Speaking of change, WPPI Director Arlene Evans has left Nielsen Photo Group to pursue a career at
creativeLIVE. We wish her all the best and look forward to her many
successes. During the last two years our publication, tradeshow,
industry and economy has endured many upheavals and although
change is never greeted with enthusiasm, it is almost always good in
that it forces innovation. Some of my favorite quotes about change
are as follows:
“All great changes are preceded by chaos. ” —Deepak Chopra
“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. ” —Marilyn Monroe
“By changing nothing, nothing changes. ” —Tony Robbins
In keeping with our spirit of innovation and change, this issue of Rangefinder includes a new
annual feature: 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography. We also extend our congratulations
to the first-place winners of the 2012 First Half Online Competition. Their wonderful images
are featured in a gallery starting on page 96 of this issue. The Second Half Competition is un-derway now, and we’re looking forward to the results.
We are interested in your opinions and thoughts and even gentle criticism (as someone offered me the other day) as we evolve, change and ultimately get better.
“When in doubt, choose change. ” —Lily Leung
Vice President, Publisher
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