J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award

Awarded to those rendering continuing outstanding service in the interests of press photography and for outstanding technical achievement in photography (established 1948).

J. Winton Lemen was a charter member of the NPPA. In 1952, after a distinguished career as a news photographer at the Rocky Mountain News, Pittsburgh Press and Buffalo Times, Lemen established the photo press markets division of the Eastman Kodak Co. and served as the firm's liaison with the nation's news photographers.

Wint Lemen also organized four Rochester Photo Conferences and established a scholarship in his name at Kent (Ohio) State University. He retired from Kodak in 1970 and died in Rochester, N.Y., on July 25, 1984. He was a recipient of NPPA's Joseph Sprague Award.

 

2013

Mark Suban
Mike Mount
John D. McHugh (Marksta)

2012

John Harrington

2011

Photoshelter

 

2010

Greg Anderson

 

2009

Canon USA
Nikon USA

 

2008

Rich Beckman

 

2007

Joe Weiss

 

2006

William (Sandy) Colton

 

2005

Mark Bell

 

2004

Dennis Walker

 

2003

Brian Storm

 

2002

Joe Torelli

 

2001

Al Tompkins

 

2000

Karl Kuntz

1999

Lon Cooper

 

1998

Emory Kristoff
Fuji Research Team

 

1997

John Harcourt
Harold G. Buell

 

1996

Claude Petrone
Dr. Dick Dickerson

 

1995

Ken Tiven
Mark Loundy

 

1994

Dave Metz
Sony Corp.

 

1993

John Davidson
George Sweers
John Cornell

 

1992

Paul Curtis

 

1991

Adobe Systems Inc.

 

1990

Laslo Vesprimi

1989

Robert Caspe

 

1988

Charles R. Freestone
J. Scott Henry

 

1987

Brian Horton

 

1986

Charles Hulcher
Fred Shook

 

1985

Robert Gilka
John E. Young

 

1984

Delmar L. Borer
William Pekala

 

1983

Anthony J. Spina

 

1982

Kenneth Paik

 

1981

James Gordon
Sheila Keyes
Marci Robbins

 

1980

Roone Arledge
Amelia Ehrenreich

1979

David Bowen

 

1978

Mike Tatem

 

1977

Martin Forscher

 

1976

Edmund M. DiGiulio

 

1975

Dr. Edward Lowe

 

1974

Edward R. Farber
James Frezzolini

 

1973

George A. Shivers
Gordon Yoder

 

1972

Sam Fox
Harvey A. Weber

 

1971

John Faber

 

1970

Walter Heun

1969

Prince Bernhard
Dr. Robert Richter

 

1968

John W. Ahlhauser
Marshall A. Dussinger
Robert East

 

1967

Gerald Clarke
Leslie H. Swenson

 

1966

Bayard F. Lawes
Cal Olson

 

1965

John Savage

 

1964

Charles T. Higgins
Don Mohler

 

1963

J. Winton Lemen

 

1962

James Bennett
John Reidy
Don Swenson
Les Swenson

 

1961

George Yates

 

1960

Joseph Benetti
Morris Berman
James M. Godbold
John Rammel

1958

Charles Cooper
Nelson Tiffany

 

1957

Irvin Forbes
Monroe B. Stoecker

 

1956

Howard Hammersley
Lester A. Linck
Arthur L. Witman

 

1955

Robert Dumke

 

1954

Robert Boyd
Floyd McCall
Marvin Richmond

 

1953

A. Aubrey Bodine
Bates Raney

 

1952

Ollie Atkins
Kenneth McLaughlin
Andy Willoner

 

1950

John Faber
Samuel Mellor
Paul Threlfall

1949

Joseph Costa
Charles Mack

 

1948

Burt Williams