Friday, August 29, 2008

Winners of the 2008 Teen Photography Contest

The Cape May County library is pleased to announce the winners of the “2008 Cape May County Library Teen Photography Contest.”

The library received one-hundred and twenty-six color and black and white photographs taken by teens that were judged by experts that included Diane Hamilton, Librarian, Cape May County Library who holds a BFA in Film & TV from New York University; John Reilly, Professional Photographer of Sunrise Sunset Video Productions, and Cheryl Crews, Professional Artist, Adjunct Professor of Art at Atlantic Cape Community College, and the founding president of the Aquarian Project.

Sponsored by Sturdy Savings Bank, cash prizes were awarded to the following:
· Grand Prize - Nona Poehler, Age 17 of North Cape May for “The Rain Puddle”
· Category - Local Interest:
1st Place - Brandon Obermeier, Age 17of Cape May for “Wave at Casino Pier””
2nd Place - Angela Harron, Age 13 of Townbank for “Where’s the Water”
3rd Place - Joe Reighn, Age 15 of Ocean View for “Still Shot of Bike in Front of Gate”
Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Danielle Tamburilla, Age 18 of Petersburg for “My Back Yard;” Dana Burick, Age 17 of Sea Isle City for “Sea Isle City,” and Shawn Stone, Age 16 of Uniontown , Ohio for “Duck Called Crazy Chick,” taken in Sea Isle City.
Category – Nature:
1st Place - Angela Harron, Age 13 of Townbank for “Ghost Crab”
2nd Place - Christopher Borkowski, Age 19 of Cape May for “Female Halloween Pennant”
3rd Place - Derrek Lutz, Age 16 of Villas for “Tranquil”
Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Meaghan Joyce, Age 13 of Cape May for “Wasatch River; Aaren Barge, Age 14 of Cape May for “Sedona l,” and Alex Leber, Age 17 of Cape May for “Beach Glass”
Category – People and Pets:
1st Place - Sarah Jefferis, Age 13 of Cape May for “Self Portrait at Top of the Cape May Point Lighthouse”
2nd Place - Amanda Knight, Age 17 of Villas for “Three People at Low tide at Sunset at the Bay”
3rd Place - Nicholas Colocci, Age 15 of Haddonfield for “Hop”
Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Heather Bailey, Age 13 of Fishing Creek for “My Dog Toby;” Nicholas Cantlin, Age 16 of Villas for “Kitten Hiding in Flowers, and Erin Mayer, Age 14 of Cape May Beach for “My Sister Shea Posing While Making Chocolate Chip Cookies.”


1 comment:

keri mikulski :) said...

Congrats to all the winners! :)