Joel Meyerowitz, David LaChapelle Among This Year’s Lucie Award Honorees

By Stephanie Murg Comment

The Lucies, presented annually to honor statuette-worthy achievements in photography, turn ten this year, and in the run-up to the glittering October 8 gala at the Beverly Hilton (tickets now on sale), the Lucie Foundation has announced the 2012 honorees:

• Lifetime Achievement: Joel Meyerowitz
• Achievement in Fine Art: Arthur Tress
• Achievement in Documentary: Tod Papageorge
• Achievement in Fashion: David LaChapelle
• Achievement in Photojournalism: David Burnett
• Achievement in Sports: John Biever
• Achievement in Portraiture: Greg Gorman
• Double Exposure Award (presented to an artist/photographer who has mastered multiple disciplines of creative expression): Jessica Lange

Winners of the 2012 International Photography Awards juried competition will be announced at the gala. And nominations are now being accepted for support award categories, including Print Advertising Campaign of the Year, Fashion Layout of the Year, and Exhibition/Curator of the Year.