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Beaufort club announces competition winners

October 29, 2010 

  • The Photography Club of Beaufort meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month in Building 22 of the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort. Next month's meeting will be a critique of the yearlong assigned subject "Creatures Great and Small." Prints from this critique will be on display in the second floor gallery at the Beaufort library during December. The opening reception will be held during "Night on the Town" from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3.

    Details: www.photoclubbeaufort.com, 843-846-9580

The Photography Club of Beaufort announced the winners of the semi-annual Fall Competition held earlier this month. The judges were photographer and digital artist David Addington, graphic designer and photographer Ron Mabey and commercial photographer Christian Lee. Prints were judged on technical quality, composition and interest.

Results by category are:

NOVICE

First place, tie: Ellen Corbett, "Beautiful Eyes"; Tom Valentino, "Seabirds on a Foamy Sea"

Second place: Rebecca Bass, "Come to the Light"

Honorable mention, tie: Madeline Thiessen, "Fishermen's Nets"; Don Starkey, "Shrimper's Sunrise."

INTERMEDIATE

First place, tie: Ed Kawczynski, "To Market"; Chimaine Taylor, "Sarah"

Second place: John Dickerson, "Riding Igor's Trail"

Honorable mention, tie: Pat Keown, "Just a Sip"; Bonnie McDonald, "A Lotta Corn"

ADVANCED

First place: John Albert, "Indigo Ibises"

Second place, tie: Chris Kirk, "Are You Looking At Me"; Larry Kay, "The Southern Road to Paradise"

Honorable mention, tie: Lamar Nix, "Canoe Nest"; Juergen Thiessen, "Old Urns"

EXPERT

First place: Nadine O'Quinn, "Treasure"

Second place: Charlie Heyman, "Blade Walker"

Honorable mention: Richard Darby, "Shrimp Net"

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