Photo Club holds annual year-end awards picnic
Published 10:04 am Monday, June 23, 2014
The Lens & Shutter Photography Club held its annual end-of-year awards picnic May 15 at Pioneer Park. There were 17 members and guests present on a very chilly evening.
The competition category for May was “Open.” Members receiving awards were Liz Reichl, First Place for “Birch Tree at Sunset;” Jim Wendel, Second Place for “Lone Pelican” and Bernadine Peterson, Third Place for “Northern Lights.”
Members receiving Honorable Mentions were Ron Oyer for “New York Harbor;” John Eisterhold for “Hard Rock Arches” and Darcy Sime for “Monarch in the Garden.”
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Merit Awards were given to John Eisterhold for “Cosmos” and Ron Oyer for “Peggy’s Cove.”
Darcy Sime captured both the Ken Wangen Award for the most points earned during the club year as well as the June Wells Award for the Best of the Best photograph of the year, entitled “Ocean Sunset.” Darcy also received First Place for “Foggy Fall Morning,” Second for “Standing Out in a Crowd” and Third Place for “Garden Beauty,” completing the Best of the Rest of the photographs submitted during the 2013-2014 club year. End of the year judging was performed by Bob and Betty Peoble.
Members receiving recognition for earning 100 or more points during the club year competitions were given Century Club Awards. They were Darcy Sime, John Eisterhold, Jim Wendel, Bernadine Peterson, Mitch Pederson, Jean Aamodt and Ron Oyer.
The next meeting of the Lens & Shutter Photography Club will be Sept. 18. The competition category will be “Open.” The club meets the third Thursday of the month from September through May.