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Competition Results


2017

2017 Fall Digital Image Competition
Best in Show, 1st Place Master Freestyle and Merit - Nicole Wilde "The Rising"
Judge's Choice, 1st Place Novice Animals and Merit - Chris Hoefflin "Dipping A Toe in the Water"
Judge's Choice, 1st Place Master Landscape and Merit - Garry Tice, " Morning In Playa Del Carmen"

Judge's Choice, 1st Place Novice Landscape and Merit - James Mahan-Soto, "Reflecting At Valley View"
Animals:
1st Place Master and Merit - Jane Del Vecho, "Fine Finch"
2nd Place Master and Merit  - Kevin Karzin, "Miss Morgan"
3rd Place Master and Merit - Nicole Wilde, "Touchdown"
2nd Place Novice and Merit - Chris Hoefflin, "A Graceful Glide Above Pt. Lobos"
Merit - Henri Lajer, "Who's Your Daddy?"

Architectural:
1st Place Novice - Kelvin Pulcher, "Dragon Tones"
2nd Place Novice - Cathy Gero, "Pepperdine University Chapel"

Freestyle:
2nd Place and Merit - Jean Carter, "Garden Delight"
3rd Place and Merit - Denise Jensen, "Woodland Relics"
Merit - Denise Jensen, "Feathered Botanical"
Merit - Dwight Blemker, "The Gathering"
Merit - Nicole Wilde, "Song For The End Of The World"
Merit - Dwight Blemker, "Beautiful Transition"

Landscape:
2nd Place Master and Merit - Dwight Blemker, "Timeless Remnant"
3rd Place Master and Merit - Dwight Blemker, "Before The Storm"
2nd Place Novice and Merit - James Mahan-Soto, "The Path To Fern Spring"
3rd Place Novice - Kelvin Pulcher, "Soda Lake Sunrise"
Merit - Denise Jensen, "Morning Mists"
Merit - Garry Tice, "A Fall Day in The Sierras"

Nature:
1st Place Master and Merit - Jane Del Vecho, "Bee Witching"
2nd Place Master and Merit - Denise Jensen, "Yellow Mutation"
3rd Place Master and Merit - Henri Lajer, "Milky Sky With Diamonds"
1st Place Novice - Chris Hoefflin, "Rebirth Of A Canyon"

Photojournalism:
1st Place Master and Merit - Garry Tice, "Thunder Bird Over Lancaster"
2nd Place Master and Merit - Kevin Karzin, "Going For It'
3rd Place Master and Merit - Kevin Karzin, "Delivering The Cheese"
1st Place Novice and Merit - Chris Hoefflin, "Elegant Terns Migrating Through Malibu"
Merit - Garry Tice, "Zella On The Streets Of LA"


2017 Fall Digital Image Competition Images

2017 Fall Digital Image Competition results

2017 Folio Competition
1st Place - Dusty Stiles, Dead Bulbs
2nd Place - Jim Mahan-Soto, Ancient Bristle Cone Forest
Additional entries:
Cathy Gero, Carizzo Plains Trip
Kelvin Pulker, 2016 On the Road
Judge: Ed Freeman

Image Improvement Suggestions

Dusty created a video of the Judges' suggestions of improvements that could be made on the images presented for the Spring Print Competition on May 13th. Whether an image was judged high or low, the judges spent time with each image. This video could be useful to review before submitting an image for future competition.

Image Improvement Suggestions 2017 SCVPA print comp from Dusty Stiles on Vimeo.

  
2017 Spring Print Competition
Best in Show, Judge's Choice, 1st Place and Merit score of 93 in Digital Manipulation,Freestyle & Fine Art: Master - Denise Jensen, Of the Forest
Judge's Choice and 1st Place in Macro & Closeup: Master - Denise Jensen, The Poppy Eater
Judge's Choice and 2nd Place in Nature: Master - Dwight Blemker, New Beginnings
1st Place:
Animals: Master - Bob Driver, Day Dreamin'
Architecture: Master - Glen Glancy, St. Francis of Assisi; Novice - Ellen Baker, Route 66 Grand Canyon Caverns
Nature: Master - Denise Jensen, Nature's Eye; Novice - Cathy Gero, Diamonds from Raindrops
Event & Editorial: Master - Bob Driver, T-Bird Sunset & David Klein, Win, Place and Show; Novice - Cathy Driver, Seen Better Days
Landscape: Master - Mel Carll, Sunset at the Pier; Novice - Cathy Driver, This Old Barn
Macro & Closeup: Novice - Cathy Gero, Baby Blue-Eyes Covered in Dew
Portrait: Master - Nicole Wilde, Conviction

2017 Spring Print Competition Results

Judges: Marcy Dugan, Robin Swanson and Jim Paligunas
2017 Spring Print Competition Videos


2017 Winter Digital Image Competition
Best in Show - Family Cruise by Nicole Wilde, Merit Score of 84, 1st Place (Master) Digital Manipulation, Freestyle, Fine Art
Judges Choice:
    Chasing Zeros by Garry Tice
    Noah's Excellent Adventure by Dwight Blemker
    From Under The Mushroom by Denise Jensen
2017 Winter DIC results
2017 Winter DIC Images

2016
 
2016 Fall digital Image Competition
Best in Show - Elephant Rock by Dusty Stiles, Merit Score of 87
Judge's Choice
Elephant Rock by Dusty Stiles
The Gathering by Denise Jensen
My Favorite Alpaca by Henri Lajer
 
2016 Folio Competition
     1st Place  Zee-Tails by Bob Driver
     2nd Place Wine by Mel Carll
     3rd Place Mainly Blue by Michael Bowman
 
2016 Spring Print Competition
 
  Landscape     Macro      Portrait
 
2016 Winter Digital Image Competition