Salon Results 2013-2014

Meeting Date: June 19, 2014 – 6 p.m.

———————————————–COMPETITION AWARDS———————————————–

Judges: Rikk Flohr, Alec Johnson and Laurie Hernandez


Photographer of the Year:
Bradford Kissell

Overall Top 5 Competitive Photographers (based on highest number of acceptances):

  1. Bradford Kissell
  2. Ray Klempka
  3. Michael Gilligan
  4. Erica Lawrenz
  5. Cynthia Fleury and Steven Shor

Topic Photographer of the Year: Forrest Pearson

Top 5 Topic Photographers (based on highest number of topic acceptances):

  1. Forrest Pearson
  2. Ray Klempka
  3. Cynthia Fleury
  4. Greg Mansfield
  5. Judith Barat

Top-scoring New Member of the Year (based on highest number of acceptances): Ariel Ariel

———————————————–IMAGE AWARDS———————————————–

Image of the Year – Art Dickey Award: “Blinded” – Bradford Kissell
Blinded - Brad Kissell

Color Print of the Year: “Big Hair Beauty” – Bob Hosker
Big Hair Beauty - Bob Hosker

Color Print Runner-up: “Poked Pummelo” – Sue Mansfield
Poked Pummelo - Sue Mansfield

Color Print Honorable Mentions:

Monochrome Print of the Year: “Day Dreaming” – Steven Shor
Day Dreaming - Steven Shor

Monochrome Runner-up: “Woman Walking” – Michael Gilligan
Woman Walking - Michael Gilligan

Monochrome Print Honorable Mentions:

Digital Image of the Year: “Willa” – Erica Lawrenz
Willa - Erica Lawrenz

Digital Runner-up: “Evening Snack” – Steven Shor
Evening Snack - Steven Shor

Digital Honorable Mentions:

———————————————–BEST OF CATEGORIES———————————————–

LANDSCAPE: “Sail Away” – John A. Olson
Sail Away - John A. Olson

STILL LIFE: “Poked Pummelo” – Sue Mansfield
Poked Pummelo - Sue Mansfield

LOW LIGHT: “No Exit” – Ariel Ariel
No Exit - Ariel Ariel

MOTION/ACTION: “Horse and Rider Teamwork” – Bob Hosker
Horse and Rider Teamwork - Bob Hosker

PHOTOJOURNALISM/STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: “Day Dreaming” – Steven Shor
Day Dreaming - Steven Shor

NATURE: “Ethereal Sunset” – Bradford Kissell
Ethereal Sunset - Brad Kissell

PORTRAIT: “Willa” – Erica Lawrenz
Willa - Erica Lawrenz

CREATIVE/ABSTRACT: “Troubled” – John A. Olson
Troubled - John A. Olson

———————————————–PRESIDENT’S AWARD———————————————–

John A. Olson


May 15, 2014 – Running Water (Print Salon): Photograph running water, depicting motion. Use longer shutter speed and a tripod.

Judge: Sandi Coates

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APRIL 17, 2014 – Mystery (Digital Salon): Make a photograph that has an element of mystery. Don’t tell the whole story. Leave something out.

Judge: Layne Kennedy

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MARCH 20, 2014 – Recreate a Classic Photograph (Print Salon): Recreate a classic photograph or painting mimicking the composition, lighting and nuances, but in a new setting or contemporary surrounding. Name your source.

Judge: Mariann Cyr

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FEBRUARY 20, 2014 – A Photograph Lit Only By Candlelight (Digital Salon): Make a photograph lit only by candlelight. Turn off your fill flash and embrace the darkness.

Judge: Rachel Cain

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JANUARY 16, 2014 – Classic Still Life (Print Salon): Gather two pieces of fruit and one object of your own choice and make a classic still life but in a modern, unexpected context.

Judge: Dan MacKenzie

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NOVEMBER 21, 2013 – Self-portrait Using A Reflection(Digital Salon): Make a self-portrait using a reflection in water or a window (not in a mirror) with or without showing your camera.

Judge: Alec Johnson

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OCTOBER 17, 2013 – Night (Print Salon): Photograph at night, without flash, in a place of little or no light. Raise your ISO as high as necessary.

Judge: Christopher Grey

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 – A Shadow As Your Subject (Digital Salon): Use a shadow as your subject. Use exposure compensation to keep the shadow dark, with little detail.

Judge: Rikk Flohr

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