Monday, August 17, 2009

Photography Competition Results

Eighteen of the current 50 members submitted a total of 133 entries into the first photography competition sponsored by the West Central Georgia Shutterbugs. 53 of the images were in the “Color” category, 49 in Monochrome, and 31 in Creative.

Sherry Kunde, Contest Coordinator, sent a photo CD (containing all the entries, identified only by title, not the names of the photographers) to judges from the Paulding Photography Club. After evaluating all the images, they decided on the following:

1st place: Melba Brown
2nd place: Anna Mary Ellerbee
3rd place: Johnnie Ann Gaskill
Honorable Mention: Anna Mary Ellerbee

1st place: Melba Brown
2nd place: Sherry Kunde
3rd place: Bonny Shockley
Honorable Mention: Yvette Tolson

1st place: Bonny Shockley
2nd place: Johnnie Ann Gaskill
3rd place: Yvette Tolson
Honorable Mention: Yvette Tolson

Shown in the photo are: Anna Mary Ellerbee, Johnnie Ann Gaskill, and Sherry Kunde. The other winners were unable to attend the August 11th business meeting, when the awards were presented. Photo by Joan Phillips

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Recent Shutterbug Achievements

Allen Ellerbee - photos of the African safari won eleven editor picks from

Bonny Shockley, Melba Brown, and Harolyn Castleberry - photos juried into “Reflections,” a photography exhibit hosted by the Middle Georgia Art Association in Macon.

Anna Mary Ellerbee, Melba Brown, and Dianne Kelly - photos were selected for the United Bank 2010 calendar.

Fawne DeRosia and Linda Best - photos juried into SlowExposures.

Fawne DeRosia - photo published in Light Leaks Magazine.

Ellen Tew - photos published in the Thomaston Times.