The Franklin Township Public Library would like to thank all of the photographers who submitted work for this year’s “Picturing Franklin” photography contest. The Library received 43 eligible entries, all of which are on display in the Library’s lobby and Historical Room display cases. The winners were announced during a reception at the Library on January 29th. First and second prize winners were announced in each of five categories: Architecture/Landmark, Judges’ Choice, Landscape, Nature/Animals, and People.

Architecture/Landmark

1st Place: Lynda Sudah, Colonial Park Cottage

2nd Place: Sondra Siegel, East Millstone Flood


 Judges’ Choice

1st Place: Elizabeth Breedlove, Sunrise at Van Liew/Suydam House

2nd Place: Christine Henry, Colonial Park Magnolia


Landscape

1st Place: Kristel Tan, D&R Canal Towpath near Colonial Park

2nd Place: Ed Snell, D&R Canal behind Van Wickle House


Nature/Animals

1st Place: Sara Jewell, Luna Moth (Nob Hill, Franklin Park)

2nd Place: Barbara Lawrence, Light in the Woods (Somerset)

 


People

1st Place: Sidney Lentz, End of Day Rainbow (Somerset)

2nd Place: Vera Tarantino, Paul at Window After October Snow (Somerset)


The Franklin Township Public Library accepted entries for this year’s “Picturing Franklin” photography contest from Monday, December 5th, through Friday, January 20th. Photographs must have been taken within Franklin Township during the last five years, and capture an aspect of architecture, history, nature, or lifestyle in the Township. Submissions could be black-and-white or color, but must have been un-mounted prints at least 5”x7” and no larger than 8”x10” in size. Entries were judged on technical quality, artistic merit and visual impact.

First prize winners will receive $100 each, while second prize winners will receive $25 each. All submissions will become permanent additions to the Library’s Franklin Township photo archive and will not be returned.

Photographer names as well as winning entries are now noted on the original photographs. All 43 eligible entries will remain on display in the Library’s lobby and Historical Room display cases through the end of February; stop by and take a look!

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