FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
NorthChagrinNatureCenter staff has been busy - busy hanging over
190 photograph for Cleveland Metroparks "North Chagrin Nature
Photography Contest & Show!" Enjoy the Photo Show
for the entire month of October and during the "North Chagrin
Nature Photography Weekend" on Saturday and Sunday, October 16
and 17 at NorthChagrinNatureCenter in North Chagrin Reservation in
The Photography Show has three categories of the competition:
Wildlife, Macro and Landscape Photography of Northeast Ohio with
two divisions (adults and 17 & under) in each. Prizes are
awarded to first, second, and third place in each category and each
division, as well as the coveted "Best in Show."
And, visitors can vote in the "Viewer's Choice" award for
their favorite photograph in the show from now until Sunday,
The list of this year's winners and honorable mention recipients
is as follows:
"Best of Show" - Jim
Buescher - Northern Shoveler
Division - Adults
Wayne Mazorow - HemlockSwamp
Matthew Test - Keeper of the Flower
Phillip Cabot - Heaven in Ohio
- Mayfield Hts.
Sharon Thomas - Green Fly on Wild Sweet Pea
Maria Sabala - Winter Snowscape
Don Gallo - Fire in Ice
Dennis McDonnell - Fox on a Stump
Rosalyn Schrank - Sentry Duty
- Richmond Hts.
Jim Buescher - Pileated Woodpecker Babies
Division - 17 & Under
Jeremy Krul - Mentor Lagoons
- Garfield Hts.
Sara Kwiatkowski - Untitled
- Walton Hills
John DeVaul - Ferns
Daniel Hancock - Spring's Sunlight
Aaron Najfach - The Winter's Not So Bad
- Highland Hts.
Irina Vatamanu - Nature's Nativity
Kristina Polk - Garden's Jewel
- North Ridgeville
Kristina Polk - As Summer Begins to Fall
- North Ridgeville
Will Slabaugh - Thistles at Sunset
Fall is the perfect time to grab a camera to discover the
changing seasons and take a picture to capture the moment. North
Chagrin Reservation, especially the area around
NorthChagrinNatureCenter, is highly regarded as one of the best
places to enjoy and photograph the breathtaking fall colors and
migrating wood ducks.
Discover the art of taking nature photographs at Cleveland
Metroparks "North Chagrin Nature Photography Weekend" on
Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17 at NorthChagrinNatureCenter
in North Chagrin Reservation in MayfieldVillage.
Along with the Photo Contest & Show, the free event features
a weekend of Photo Treks (pre-registration required), and speakers
and presentations focusing on Wildlife, Macro and Landscape
Photography of Northeast Ohio, including internationally-known
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and regular contributor to
National Geographic Magazine - Olympus Visionary
photographer Jay Dickman as the featured speaker sharing his
talents and adventures.
Dodd Camera will also be on-site to answer questions and loan
Olympus SLR cameras/lenses/binoculars.
NorthChagrinNatureCenter is located off Buttermilk Falls Parkway,
off the Sunset Lane entrance of North Chagrin Reservation, off SOM
Center Road/Route 91 in MayfieldVillage - south of the I-90/Rte. 91
For more information and to register for a Photo Trek, call
"North Chagrin Nature Photography Weekend" is
supported by Dodd Camera and Olympus.
Discover nature through stunning photographs in the "North
Chagrin Nature Photography Weekend" Photo Contest & Show
in Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life,