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Awards, Honors & Publications

Smithsonian Museum

Hometown Glory (the NYIP award winning image seen below) has been selected for Smithsonian's Hometown Teams exhibit The exhibit will tour the United States from Feb. 2014 through Jan. 2021.

The Hometown Teams exhibit captures the very heart of both small and local teams while displaying the excitement of college and professional athletics as well. The diversity and enthusiasm of the players shown in the picture paints a true picture of sports all across America

The exhibit is divided into six major themes: Sports Everywhere; Fields of Glory; Take Me Out to the Ballgame; Community Pride; Playing the Game; and Sports Explosion. These themes include personal stories from players, objects, images and videos that convey the impact of sports on people throughout the United States.

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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service

New York Institute of Photography

1st Place - Catagory: “Faces in the Crowd”

YouTube Video (Final Judging)

NYIP Hometown Contest Photo Exhibit
The NYIP Hometown contest culminated with a photography exhibition in New York City. The photographs of the grand-prize winner, first-prize winners, and runners-up in each category were displayed in a grand space in Manhattan, and viewed by thousands of prominent and influential New Yorkers.

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New York Institute of Photography - Award Winner


Adidas and San Francisco firm Isobar selected this shot to use in their gallery to launch the Adidas Facebook Experience. The Adidas Facebook experience is a place where kids share what they are passionate about by sharing pictures of their “Game Face”.

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Brazosport Christian School Catcher

Habitat for Humanity

TCNA (Texas Community Newspapers Association) awards an ad shot by Brenda Read for Habitat for Humanity as their “Best Original Ad” of the year.

Brenda volunteered time to shoot the ad for the Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is a International Christian Ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live.

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Image Magazine

Dr_Craig_McDoanld Dr. Craig L. McDonald, MD, PA selected Brenda Read to shoot his photographs for his cover story in image magazine.

Dr. McDonald is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and chief of staff for Angleton Danbury Hospital.
Image Magazine Cover

Meineke Car Care Center

Meineke selects Brenda Read as the official corporate Meineke Bowl game photographer.

Brenda captured this image of Meineke founder Sam Meineke tossing the coin prior to the game.

A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 on right. The Miami Dolphins selected Ryan Tannehill as the 8th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Meineke Care Care Bowl Logo
Sam Meineke Coin Toss

RedPeg & Geico Insurance

RedPeg Marketing and Geico Insurance select Brenda Read to photography their newly sponsored bull rider J.W. Harris.

J.W. Harris is 3-time PRCA World Champion bull rider from Mulin, Tx.
Brenda Read and JW Harris 3-Time World Champion Bull Rider

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