Boise, Idaho.—August 2, 2017—Cherished Images Fine Art Portrait Photography located in The 8th Street Studio, is proud to announce a remarkable showing by the company’s owner, Photographer Kelly Zimmerman. This past year, during the Professional Photographers of Idaho annual convention and state print competition Zimmerman exceeded expectations by winning 3 judges choice awards, Idaho Photographer’s Choice, Court of Honor, Best of Show, and ultimately earned the title of-
IDAHO’S 2017 PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Kelly didn’t stop there, her images also went on to compete at Western Districts and took The Sunset Print Award by LexJet and from there, on to the International Print Competition held by Professional Photographers of America, where 2 of her images were chosen for the exclusive Loan Collection to be represented in a professional showcase next to some of the “best of the best”.
This phenomenal showing qualifies Kelly for further recognitions and sets a precedence that Idaho has some of the Nations Top Photographers.
Kelly was modest and almost teary eyed when accepting her awards. “I feel everyone did an excellent job, I am truly honored. By working together we can accomplish even more”.
Established in 1999, Cherished Images is now one of the longest standing professional photography studios in the Treasure Valley. Kelly Zimmerman, with the help of fellow Master Photographer, Phil White of CsiPhotoDesign, operate The 8th Street Studio, a full service photography studio where nationally award winning artists preserve moments in time, as memories, for generations to come. Standing for both quality service and integrity, Kelly is a remarkable example of a true entrepreneurial spirit and continues to demonstrate another success story for women in today’s business world.