Honorable Mention. Yvonne Venegas, Vianka
The Museum of Photographic Arts, The Gallery Store, and the Reader would like to thank the San Diego photographers who submitted entries to this year’s contest. A total of 702 entries was received from 270 entrants. All entries were judged by Terence Pitts, director of the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona.
Thirty images were selected for exhibition. The 10 prize-winning images are presented in this issue of the Reader. The opening reception and awards ceremony will take place at the Gallery Store, 724 Broadway, on November 20th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The complete exhibition can be viewed at the Gallery Store from November 21st through December 23rd.
Special thanks to Chrome, the Gallery Store, Giant Photo Service, Image House, John Moore S Associates, Oriental Photo, Pacific Photo Service, The Photo Factory, Precision Lab. and Watts Colorlab.
First Place Color, Patrik Ryane, one-oh-three
First Place B&W, Alan Ferguson, Dave Merrick
Second Place, Dorothy Rozzi Belknap, Untitled (original in color)
Third place, Barbara Karol Reid, Untitled
Honorable Mention, Susan Heller, Oceanside
Honorable Mention, Robert Petersen, Four Pomegranates, original in color
Honorable Mention, Jon Nakano, Fuerza
Honorable Mention, Judith Preston, Tabitha, original in color
Honorable Mention, Patrick McArdle, Untitled