Follow Lisa Saad’s contest cheating scandal, the AIPP has revealed 13 rightful winners with Cairns portrait photographer, Peter Rossi, awarded the 2016 Australian Professional Photographer of the Year. Melbourne commercial photographer, Lisa Saad, had breached photo contest rules since 2015, with many award-winning photos featuring non-photographic or stolen components. Read more
Posts tagged as “Lisa Saad”
The dramatic announcement last week from the AIPP that multi-APPA-winning photographer Lisa Saad was to have all those awards taken from her and given to photographers who haven’t broken the competition rules included an assertion which grated with many people... Read more
The Australian Institute of Professional Photography has terminated Lisa Saad’s membership of the AIPP ‘indefinitely’; banned her from entering future AIPP state or national awards; and rescinded all accumulated ‘points, Awards, Titles and Prizes’ to date, with revised winners to be announced for state and national awards in which she was involved. Read more
The AIPP has disqualified one of Lisa Saad’s 2018 Commercial Photographer of the Year-winning images following a formal complaint by Dutch photographer Marcel van Balken that significant elements of the composite had been appropriated from one of his architectural images.
This was followed within 24 hours by an announcement from the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photography International) regarding an unnamed female photographer, almost certainly Lisa Saad, who has been banned from WPPI competition for five years and had all past awards rescinded. Read more
UPDATED Feb 8: APPA-award-winning Melbourne-based commercial photographer, Lisa Saad, has been accused of including appropriated elements from work by Dutch architectural photographer, Marcel van Balken into a prominent image in her current portfolio. The AIPP has responded to 'significant comment in social media' with a press release addressing the issue. Read more