Cape May Court House - The Cape May County Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 Photography Contest “Cape May County – As Seen through the Eyes of a Teen.”
The Library received seventy-nine color and black and white photographs that were judged by experts that included Tina Giaimo, Professional Photographer , of Spirit Catcher Photography; Dale Gerhardt, Staff Photographer for The Press of Atlantic City, and Diane Hamilton, Librarian, Cape May County Library who hold a BFA in Film & TV from New York University.
The contest, sponsored by Sturdy Savings Bank, awarded the following prizes:
· First Place of $125 was awarded to Rebecca Ackley, Age 16 of Cape May for her color photograph titled “Washington Street Mall.”
· Second Place of $50 was awarded to Danielle Kessler, Age 18 of Cape May Court House for her black and white photograph titled “Surfers Suited Up at Avalon Beach.”
· Third Place of $25 was awarded to Alex Leber, Age 16 of Cape May for his color photograph titled “Skaters.”
Honorable Mention Ribbons were awarded to Austin Aubinoe, Age 16 of Potomac, MD; Ashley Byrne, Age 14 of Media, PA; and Hali MacLaren, Age 15 of Newton Square, PA.
All entries are in a photo album that will be on display at different branches throughout the year. The winning photographs can be viewed on the Library’s website www.cmclibrary.org.