Some of us are happy when our photos turn out clear and not blurred, but some people add an artistic element to their photography.
Who was the biggest winner in the Arts Council of Lincoln County's annual Amateur Photography Show?
Michael Gaines was awarded the Best of Show for his "City Hall." He also took second place in the Abstract/Special Effects category with "Schuylkill River." But Judy Broesder took first place in the Plant Life/Landscapes category with her "Bass Lake" and first place in the Miscellaneous category for her "The Pier."
Kathy Goodson claimed first prize in Animal Life for her "Cedar Waxwing," second prize in the People category for her "Lily" portrait and in Miscellaneous for "Red Doors," third prize in the Abstract/Special Effects category for "Dewdrop," and an honorable mention in Plant Life/Landscapes for her "Straw Flower."
Lily Reavis-Goodson won first place for "I See You," second for "Eel," and an honorable mention for "Seagulls" in the Youth category. Jasmine Griff-Root took third place in Youth with her "Fireflies."
Eric Shaffer took first place in Black & White with "Buddies," second place in Animal Life with "Leap for Joy," and an honorable mention in Plant Life/Landscapes for "Red Rock."
Roger Goodson claimed first place in Abstract/Special Effects with "Railroad Crossing." He also won third place in Plant Life/Landscapes with "Here She Comes" and an honorable mention in Animal Life with "Hardworking Daddy."
Linda Yoder took first place in the People category with "Pure Joy."
Anna Laiweneek took second place in Black & white with "Puppy Love" and third place with "French Quarter."
Other winners included Ken Carnley who won third place in People with "Grandson" and Dennis Stroupe who was awarded an honorable mention in that category for "Bailey." Becl Grigg won third place in Animal Life with "Deep Thought."
The winning photos will be on display in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center through February 5, 2017. The winners were announced Friday (Jan. 13th) at a reception at the Cultural Center.
The project is supported in part by a grant provided through the North Carolina Arts Council.
to have us email you our
newest stories every day.