Aperture Awards 2007 Portfolio Prize to Jessamyn Lovell

You know Aperture. You love Aperture. And now Aperture is revealing who it loves. The foundation has just announced the winner of the first ever Aperture Portfolio Prize competition: Bay Area photographer Jessamyn Lovell for her project “Catastrophe, Crisis, and Other Family Traditions.” Four runners-up were also selected: Ian Baguskas (Brooklyn), Cynthia Greig (Detroit), Shai Kremer (New York City), and Tomoyuki Sakaguchi (Tokyo). Lovell receives $2,500, and all five photographers will have their portfolios featured on Aperture’s website for a year.