Cape Gazette

Photography contest reception held

By Steven Billups | Jul 08, 2014
Photo by: Steven Billups Best in Show was awarded to Georgetown's Todd Hammond for his unique view on an image "Patiently Waiting."

The 5th Annual Delmarva on View Photgraphy contest and exhibit reception benefiting the Lewes Library was held June 28 at the Lewes Public Library. The contest, which expanded to include scenic images from the entire Delmarva Peninsula, drew 147 entries in five categories. These categories were Delmarva Icons,  Four Seasons, Get on the Bus:The Delaware Bay and Atlantic Coast, The Golden Hour:Sunrise/Sunset, In Flightand Ground Patrol:Wildlife and Speacial Effects. The curator for the exhibit is local photographer and writer JuneRose Futcher who specializes in maritime and sailing photography. The Exhibit will be in the library until Aug. 16 with 30 percent of the proceeds from print sales benefiting the library.

Chris Gattuso from Rehoboth Beach placed first for her black and white image titled "Rehoboth Beach" from the Golden Hour Category. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
John Edmonds won third prize in the Delmarva Icons category with his unique view of the Indian River Bridge titled "Majestic Crossing." (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Claire Ingley won first place for her image titled "Pink Summer Storm Clouds Over The Lewes Canal" in the Four Seasons category. Her point of view was from Gilligan's. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Best in Show in the Professional category was awarded to Nate Metz for his image "Dune Lines." (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Placing second and third in the Youth Category was Evan Lesko with his "Snapping Turtle" and "Lift Off" images. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
The winners present for the reception gathered with libray staffers for an image. Shown are (l-r) John Allen West, Claire Ingley, Bill Olivia, John Roelker, Marilyn Wockley, Nate Metz, JuneRose Futcher, Leslie Lesko, Chris Gattuso, Evan Lesko, John Edmunds, Candace Vessella, Terri Lowinger and Todd Hammonds. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
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