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May 2019 Print Competition

22 May 2019 8:43 PM | Beth Genengels (Administrator)


May 8, 2019      Digital Image Competition

       We had 74 entries from 13 makers. The breakdown is as follows:

34 Portraits

16 Illustrative

13 Wedding

0 Commercial

11 Artist

0 Albums

8 B&W from the above categories.

The judges discussed many of the images as Challenges. This is where we learn the most from the judges’ opinions.

We had 36 that scored 80 or above (President’s Award) 36/74 or 49%. 

We had 7 that scored 85 – 89, and 1 scored 95.

I want to thank my great print crew: John Tulipano, Alejandro Mimo, Beth Genengels, Julie Monacella and Bill Gommel. 

Thanks to the judges. They were Thom Rouse, Peter Yu and our speaker Megan DiPiero.


Bruce Van Pelt, Chairman


Best Black & White

“Broken Doll” by Michael Novo

Runner’s Up

“Piano en Pointe” by Jerry Alt

“What's Left to the Imagination” by Jerry Alt

Best Artist

“Into the Dark” by Megan Drane

Runner’s Up

  “Who's Peeking?” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

“Dust Buster” by Rosemary Cooper

“Son of Africa” by Megan Drane

Best Portrait

“Muted” by Megan Drane

Runner’s Up

“Raven Heart” by Megan Drane

“Matryoshka Russian Doll” by Michael Novo

Best Illustrative

“Peregrine's Fade to Extinction” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

Runner’s Up

“Great Horned Owl” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

“Tropical Lily” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

Best Wedding

“Sweet Home Chicago” by Michael Novo

Runner’s Up

“Something Blue” by Carol DeAnda

Best of Show

“Muted” by Megan Drane

BVP 5/10/2019

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