Excellence in Photography

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The Photography Club of Beaufort announced the winners of their Fall 2014 semi-annual competition which took place on Monday, Sept. 8. Judges were Brian Glaze, assistant professor of studio art at USCB; Nancy Rhett, well-known local artist and book illustrator; and professional photographer Gary Geboy. Scoring is based on three major aspects of each image:  technical quality, composition and impact. The judges noted the exceptional quality of the images in all four skill levels. The club meets on the second Monday of every month

PESKY BLACKBIRD by Lynn Long
PESKY BLACKBIRD by Lynn Long

at 7 p.m. at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center on Boundary Street in Beaufort. The public is invited.

The winners are:

NOVICE LEVEL

• First Place: Barbara Hazzard for “Sardargarh Hermit”

• Second Place: Rebecca Bass for “Rainy Day in Bordeaux — A Study in Threes.”

Intermediate LEVEL

• First Place: Lynn Long for “Pesky Blackbird” (pictured above)

• Second Place: There was a four-way tie: Joan Eckhardt for “Watermelon Man”; Dick Hoagland for “Me Too!”; Gregg Hunt for “Fungi on a Fallen Tree”; and Barry Wright for “Tracks of Time.”

 ADVANCED LEVEL

• First  Place: Russ Dimke for “St. Petersburg Subway”

• Second Place: Juergen Thiessen for “Red Wheel”

Expert Level

• First Place Tie: Sandy Dimke for “An Ancient Swede” and Lamar Nix for “Make My Day, Punk”.

• Second Place Tie: Wes Grady for “Acropolis” and Randy Thompson for “BFFs Dhaka”.

For more information on the Photography Club of Beaufort, please visit www.photoclubbeaufort.com.