Professional Outdoor Media Association Presents Bill Konway with the 2010 Pinnacle Award

POMA Presents Bill Konway with the 2010 Pinnacle Award

Bill Konway
This image was shot for a hunting outfitter and for my friend Brandon Butler, who is a traditional archery aficionado. Shot during mid day with a high sun, we used several small, off-camera flashes and a reflector to light it. A wide angle lens gives it the up-close feel. - Bill Konway
Professional Outdoor Media Association
Professional Outdoor Media Association

POMA – -( The Professional Outdoor Media Association has awarded Bill Konway with the 2010 Pinnacle Award for two of his photographic images.

The prestigious award was presented on August 13, 2010 during the POMA annual conference in LaPorte, Indiana.

The Pinnacle Award honors journalists annually for exceptional journalistic achievement in traditional outdoor sports-focused magazine writing, newspaper/Web writing, photography/illustration, broadcasting and conservation journalism.

“I feel very honored and humbled to be given such a prestigous award by my peers at POMA,” Konway said.

“Being a member of POMA and knowing the depth of talent that exists in the organization makes this Pinnacle Award mean even more on both a personal and professional level.”

Bill Konway
Bill Konway

Konway worked for more than 20 years as a photojournalist at a daily Chicago newspaper until leaving a little more than three years ago to pursue a full-time career in the outdoor industry as a photographer.

His primary work in the outdoor industry includes clients like Realtree, BowTech Archery, Rivers West, Prois and Dogtra.

He also does portrait work for several singers in the music industry such as Mark Wills, Daniel Doss, Johnny Cooper, No Justice and Tyler Farr, as well as hunting personalities like Chris Brackett, Pat Reeves, Nicole Jones and Jon and Gina Brunson.

Professional Outdoor Media Association – Mission: The Professional Outdoor Media Association is a group of individual communicators and Corporate Partners who believe in, defend, support and promote the heritage of hunting, fishing, shooting, trapping and traditional outdoor sports through writing, photography and other means. By doing so, members hope to educate the general public about these sports and encourage more participation in them. The organization serves the membership by helping members grow professionally, improve their skills, better their working environments and enhance their businesses. Visit: