GNPA wins the 2013 NG3C Shootout !!!

Written by Super User.

On Saturday, October 12th, 2013, a great many photographers from 5 regional camera clubs met together at Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, Georgia and competed in the 2013 North Georgia Camera Club Council's annual photography shootout sponsored by Showcase Photo & Video in Atlanta. The competition was fierce but friendly as teammates from 5 photo clubs gathered their courage and sharpened their skills. They worked very hard to "beat the clock" in what has become North Georgia's premiere photo scavenger hunt.

By 2 p.m. on Saturday, all 5 clubs had turned in their images to the judging staff, made up of photo instructors from local educational institutions and experienced professional photographers. The contest categories, selected early in the day, are listed as follows:

1 - Shapes - In the Middle
2 - Technique - Panning Motion
3 - Creative - Accidental Letters
4 - Nature - Urban Nature
5 - Architecture - Weathered Architecture

The judges were:

Mike Boatright - Local Atlanta photographer
Perry Dilbeck - Instructor at Art Institute of Atlanta
Maury Gortemiller - Instructor at Kennesaw State University
Kyle Petersen - Instructor at Gwinnett Technical College
Jeff Woodlee - Local Atlanta photographer

The results of the competition are as follows:

1st Place - Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA)
2nd Place - Cherokee Photography Club
3rd Place - Cobb Photographic Society
4th Place - Paulding Photography Club
5th Place - Brentwood Photography Group

You may see the winning entries organized in folders containing all images, by category and by club by clicking on the image in the left sidebar, or on the Gallery menu item above or by clicking here. Thank you to everyone who made this year's shoot out a success, and to all participants! Special thanks go to Tom Simpson of the GNPA for helping organize and host the shootout and to Sandee Horan, Jerrie Paschal, Kim Bates and all those on the board of directors of the NG3C and photo club leaders who made this great event happen! See you again next year! 

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