Beaufort County photo clubs compete for honors

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The 2013 Tri-Club photography contest was held on Thursday, May 4 at Hidden Cypress in Sun City.  The Photography Club of Sun City hosted Camera Club of Hilton Head and the Photography Club of Beaufort.  More than 90 photos were submitted by the three clubs for this annual event.  Hilton Head photographers came away with 9 of the 20 awards given this year.   Sun City with 7 and Beaufort with 4.  Judges scored in five skill levels: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert and, this year, a new level, Professional, was added.

TENACIOUS by SUSAN DELOACH
TENACIOUS by SUSAN DELOACH

First Place winners in each category were as follows:  Jim Wilson (Sun City) for “Hands of Time” (Novice); Frank Foos (Hilton Head) for “Beaufort County” (Intermediate); Denny Baer (Hilton Head) for “Fog Dance” (Advanced); Fran Baer (Hilton Head) for “Glow” (Expert) and Susan DeLoach (Beaufort)  for “Tenacious” representing the Professional Photographers.

Three other Photography Club of Beaufort photographers also took honors: Nydia Kein and Rebecca Bass for novice and Russ Dimke for intermediate.