The Audition Process Wasn't Easy
"We had tens of thousands of people entering into the competition, submitting their best photo," Nigel said. "It's hard to do one photo — oftentimes a photographer can't represent his entire portfolio in one shot. Once we picked our top 1,000, we got them all to submit videos. That went down to 20, and I then really looked at every single portfolio, every aspect of what they'd done, and there were five photographers who really stood out to me for different reasons — lifestyle, and fashion, and portraiture, and landscape. We had someone from each different area."