May 7, 2009 in Washington Voices

Local artists honored

Club recognizes photo excellence
From Staff Reports
Photo courtesy of David Sams photo

“Modesty,” by Marilyn Bashore, won Color Print of the Year.Photo courtesy of David Sams
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The Spokane Camera Club, founded in 1932, recently awarded local photographers for their talents in the club’s annual competition at the Salon and Awards Banquet at Mukogawa Fort Wright on April 25.

Marilyn Bashore was recognized for a number of her pieces at the banquet. “Alpine Mist” received Scenic Print of the Year; “String Theory” was awarded Talbot Trophy for Creative Monochrome Print of the Year; “Sulphur Falls” was awarded the John Sparkes Trophy for Monochrome Print of the Year; “Modesty” received the Eldon Griffith Trophy for Color Print of the Year; and “Florabundance” was awarded Creative Color Digital Image of the Year.

Other Spokane photographers who received awards included: Steve Shining, who received Nature Digital Image of the Year for “Grizzly Cub”; Rebecca Tifft, who was awarded the Zaner Miller Trophy for Creative Monochrome Digital Image of the Year for “Cowboy Boots”; “Fern Unfurling” by Barbara Murray, whose “Fern Unfurling” received the Vee Nealy Trophy for Digital Monochrome Image of the Year; Tony Horpel received the John Hill Trophy for Digital Color Image of the Year for “Graze At Dawn”; and Marlene Sullivan’s “Glacier’s Gift” received Rookie of the Year.

Photographers submitted their still images during the past September-April season. Approximately 600 images were entered and winners were chosen in 11 categories by professional photographers.

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