Wish you were here: Photo contest winners capture life in Charlottesville

3rd Place: Lydia Wilson 3rd Place: Lydia Wilson

There are many Charlottesville scenes that belong on a postcard: the grounds of UVA, the rolling fields of Albemarle, the bustle of the Downtown Mall. But, for this year’s photo contest, we wanted to be transported—not just to a place that’s pretty as a picture but to a moment in time. We asked for shots of local scenes, and what rose to the top were those that captured the experience of living in Charlottesville, not simply admiring it. The winners take us from a window watcher on West Main to a sunset ski session on the Blue Ridge Parkway to a Scottsville institution, and instantly transport us to a fleeting scene in our local landscape. Can you picture it?

Gordon Dalton won a $100 gift card to Shadwell's for his 2nd place prize.
2nd place: Gordon Dalton
1st place:  Jon Ciambotti
1st place: Jon Ciambotti

Honorable mentions:

Honorable Mention - Malcolm C. Andrews
Photo: Malcolm C. Andrews
Honorable Mention - Anna Sullivan
Photo: Anna Sullivan
Honorable Mention - Natalie Krovetz
Photo: Natalie Krovetz

 

More than 40 photographers sent in over 225 submissions for this year’s photo contest. A $250 gift card to Pro Camera goes to the first place winner (above), second place gets a $100 gift card to Shadwell’s and the third place winner earns a $50 gift card to Cafe Caturra.

Posted In:     Arts

Tags:    

Previous Post

Picture this: 2015 LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph

Next Post

Leading man: Caruso Brown takes his drama ministry to the edge



Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to editor@c-ville.com.

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
0 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
0 Comment authors
Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of