Trae Hancock photo comp 2 Aug 23, 1992 JS

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Trae Hancock photo comp 2 Aug 23, 1992 JS - "" The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tenn., Sunday,...
"" The Jackson Sun, Jackson, Tenn., Sunday, August 23, 1992 3C Picture perfect photos From 1C " I "" i . -: -: 'u;M V ft I : v ;;:;:: ', Wast . , ' ' 9'M9 r-ll"- r-ll"- r-ll"- r-ll"- Wi r; : r 1 ! -r -r imB ::::::::: 4 "- "- .if- .if- t $ V!'!i:f - 1 'Mi ll 't"lu(i T-"'P'll T-"'P'll T-"'P'll "' :! ; : f. "f.:iv I . : J 8 . S 1 h' M J ! " I,. 1 2II!.I!IIIiSf "ijW .'l- .'l- I .! -v-- -v-- -v-- -v-- , ' rrr - I Is j! .vs's.tj, jmiuium& jc fir' i" I .flE. If' entering for 8 or 10 years. I've placed second, fourth and sixth, but I've never won." A total of 269 photographs were entered in this year's contest contest 248 in the color competition competition and 21 in the black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white division. Chandler's photo was taken in April at Saguaro National Monument east of Tuscon, Ariz., where Chandler and his wife, Wanda, vacationed. The park is known for spectacular displays of plant life. The shot "shows good composition," composition," said Eans, a Jackson Sun photographer. "The horizon horizon is not in the dead center of the photograph; it's down toward toward the bottom. The cactuses are silhouetted and they kind of reach up. "It's better than your average sunset," Eans added. "It really jumps out at you. It's just real nice to look at, which is why I like to look at pictures, anyway." anyway." Shrimp boats surrounded by a foggy mist brought a second-place second-place second-place finish for Jessie Whitaker of Jackson. He captured the moment at Fernandina Beach, Fla., north of Jacksonville. "When I look at that, I just feel like I'm there: It's cool; it's . foggy," said Weatherly, a pho-: pho-: pho-: tography instructor at Lambuth University. Third place went to Trae Hancock, a former Jackson resident resident who now lives in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. His photo of a Copenhagen waterfront brought praise from the judges. "He's been doing photography photography for a lot of years," said Hancock's mother, Barbara Barbara Farmer of Jackson. The judges said the photo conveyed both the hustle and bustle of the waterfront as well as its end-of-the-day end-of-the-day end-of-the-day end-of-the-day end-of-the-day end-of-the-day end-of-the-day quietude. "It makes me want to go there and shoot that picture," Eans said. A snapshot of a storm over the Grand Canyon placed fourth in the local contest Mark Bedwell of Jackson took the photo during a May vacation. vacation. 1 -uH -uH .t il .,.: .!.. i -it, -it, 7 . . i 1 i, a ' S VA' 'SSlsiilitS'i i. - i '.VS ,:"?.M !j- !j- !; Second place in black and white was awarded to Don Volkman for this Cincinnati skyline. First place in the black and white category went to Rex West. "My wife and I sat there for 30 minutes," Bedwell recalled. "It was about the most spectacular spectacular thing we saw out there. We felt we were privy to something something that not a lot of people see." The judges were similarly awe-struck awe-struck awe-struck with the photo and said the thunderhead made the picture something more than an ordinary canyon shot "It's got colors, it's got the big tree, the clouds and the storm," Weatherly said. "It really shows depth. It would look good blown up." Harold B. Key of Jackson took fifth place with a snapshot of his 6-month-old 6-month-old 6-month-old 6-month-old 6-month-old grandson, Martin Bennett and Honey the Labrador retriever. Judge Weatherly liked the "calm, serene look that both the dog and the child has. It's like the child is saying, 'Hey, look what I got' It's a very sharp photograph." Sixth place went to Nancy Collins-Staggs Collins-Staggs Collins-Staggs of Jackson, who took a shot of a rural road at Cades Cove in the Great Smok-ey Smok-ey Smok-ey Mountains. "We love Cades Cove," Collins-Staggs Collins-Staggs Collins-Staggs Collins-Staggs said. "It's just beautiful. beautiful. It's like slipping back in time. We were there around 9 one morning and pulled over to the side and saw this picture." Cobb, a Jackson firefighter with a photography business on the side, said he liked the fall colors and how the road pulls the viewer into the picture. "You can feel the wind blowing blowing and the leaves rattling," Eans said. In the local black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white black-and-white photo competition, only first-and first-and first-and second-place second-place second-place prizes were awarded. First place went to a picture of a sleepy-eyed sleepy-eyed sleepy-eyed cat on a fence post, submitted by Rex West of Humboldt West took the photo for a class at Union University. On a stop in the country, he hoped to get a shot of some horses in a field. However, while he tried to get that shot, the cat "jumped up on the post and posed for us," West said. The judges thought West did an exemplary job with the lighting. "It draws you right into the composition of the weathered post. It had good composition and good lighting," Weatherly said. "It looks like something a cat would do," Cobb said. "It looks real natural." Second place went to a shot of the Cincinnati skyline captured captured by Don Volkmar of Milan. Volkmar took the shot from a park on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River. The judges like the vertical and horizontal lines emphasized emphasized in the shot "Vertical lines suggest stability stability and power," Eans said. "The more diagonal lines suggest suggest movement, like the traffic across the bridge." Winners of the local contest are eligible for competition on the national level, which has a $10,000 grand prize. The international international judging will be conducted conducted no later than Dec. 1. ALLEN McKELVEY MANAGER When Bugs Attack Call... 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  2. 23 Aug 1992, Sun,
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