Newsmakers | Camera club announces winners in latest print competition

From submitted reportsJune 28, 2014 

Steve Edwards (back row, from left), John Farr and Joe Hamel; Trish Brock (front row, from left), Irene Dowdy, Norman Yeo, Toni LaCroix and Anne Pendred are winners in the Coastal Carolina Camera Club’s recent print competition.


The Coastal Carolina Camera Club held a juried print competition at its June meeting for images that best depicted the theme “Seasonal Favorites.” Awards were given in three divisions, Novice, Intermediate and Advanced.

In the Novice Division, the first-place winner was Joe Hamel for “And Love Is” (spring). Norman Yeo placed second with “Babies & Mothers” (spring).

In the Intermediate Division, Tonie LaCroix received first place for her image titled “Rhododendron” (spring). Trish Brock placed second with “Cherry Blossom Festival” (spring). Steve Edwards received the third place ribbon for “Golden Aspens” (fall).

In the Advanced Division, the first-place ribbon went to John Farr for “Michigan Autumn” (fall). “Tulip Time” (spring) by Irene Dowdy received second place and Anne Pendred’s image “Spring Morning in a Cypress Swamp” (spring) placed third.

The club meets every second Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at the Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 Main St. in Shallotte. Membership is open to photographers of all skill levels using both film and digital cameras. Meetings consist of informative programs on photographic techniques and software usage, member photo presentations and critiques, guest speakers and much more. Guests are always welcome. Visit or call 287-6311 for more information.

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