Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 2016 Competition Results

The judge was Glenn Asakawa. The special topic was trains.

CU photographer, Pulitzer winner Glenn Asakawa speaker May 12

Glenn Asakawa, a pulitzer-prize winning photographer who is associate director of photography for the University of Colorado, will be the featured speaker at the Flatirons Photo Club monthly meeting at 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 12, in the south building at Har HaShem, 3950 Baseline Road in Boulder.
Asakawa oversees the marketing and public relations multimedia at CU, his alma mater, where he has been working since 2008 taking a variety of high quality campus life, scenic, laboratory and field assignments as well as managing a staff of four.
He has more than 25 years experience as a newspaper photojournalist working at the Denver Post and, before that, on the staff of the Rocky Mountain News, where he shared a Pulitzer Prize with the photography staff for coverage of the Columbine tragedy in 2000.
Asakawa started his career here in Boulder at the Daily Camera. He has traveled the world and covered events such as presidential inaugurations, Vatican Consistory, the Super Bowl and the aftermath of 9/11.
He has also led photo tours to Cuba through the Road Scholars program ( His main interest is finding the extraordinary in stories of ordinary people and places and presenting them in a compelling and dignified way.