By Kate Lynch
Winners of the first SequaliShoot Photo Challenge were announced July 4 at DuPont’s hometown celebration at Clocktower Park. First place (above) was awarded to Ann D’Angelo, a Tacoma-based photographer. Second place (below) went to Gergen Robinson from DuPont, who captured an image of a frog next to a spring with his iPhone.
A people’s choice award was selected by voting on entries in a Flickr gallery online. That award went to Layla Colegrove, a Woodinville artist and photographer. Award winners received gift certificates to Robi’s Camera in Lakewood and Forza Coffee in DuPont.
The SequaliShoot Photo Challenge asked photographers to take their best shot of DuPont’s Sequalichew Creek Trail – in 24 hours – and submit up to three images by June 9. The challenge began at noon on June 1 and ended at noon on June 2.
DuPont photographer Kate Lynch was asked to present a photography workshop as a activity during the National Trails Day event, sponsored by the DuPont Tourism Board.
“What I came up with for them is a photography challenge that would level the playing field for photographers of all abilities,” Kate Lynch said. “Our first and second place winners are examples of what we were hoping the challenge would bring – one has a high-end camera and many years of photography experience. The other winner is a 10-year-old who captured his best image with an iPhone.”
Winning images and comments by the contest judges can be viewed online: www.flickr.com/groups/