Photo Shootout Contest Winners-2015

2015 Winners

river and canyons

Colorado Carvings

Best of Show – Louis Kamler – “Colorado Carvings” – #29

Man & Woman shaking hands

[Numbers refer to display placement at the museum in the show]

Theme Division

Amateur 1st Place – Abbie Monfredi – “Astoria’s Fiery Ending” – #40

Amateur 2nd Place – Kelli Shepherd – “Gossamer Circles & Vibrant Row” – #25

Advanced Amateur 1st Place – Kim Christensen – “Park Explorer” – #50

Advanced Amateur 2nd Place – Louis Kamler – “Bryce’s Columns” – #13

Honorable Mention – Chad Hamblin – “Windows of Time” – #7

Honorable Mention – R. Gary Dow – “Bivouac of the Dead” – #10

Professional 1st Place – Tamra Ratieta – “Hay In the Evening Light” – #70

Professional 2nd Place – Rod Martinez – “More Than a Memory” – #32

Landscape – Open Division

Child 1st Place – Deegan Gudmundsen – “Moonshine Arch” – #14

Child 2nd Place – Deegan Gudmundsen – “Dark Skies” – #56

Amateur 1st Place – Cheryl Stocks – “Santa Barbera Sunset” – #31

Amateur 2nd Place – Ryan Kelly – “Summer Storm Breaks at Sunset” – #51

Advanced Amateur 1st Place – Tyler Gudmundsen – “Chaos” – #49

Advanced Amateur 2nd Place – Louis Kamler – “Flaming Gorge Sundown” – #9

Pro 1st Place – Rod Martinez – “Cirque of the Towers” – #2

People – Open Division

Child 1st Place – Kara Monfredi – “Jump for Joy” – #39

Child 2nd Place – Josie Kelly – “Man of the Milky Way” – #68

Honorable Mention – Jayna Christensen – Selfie” – #61

Amateur 1st Place – Sienna Ratieta – “Endearing” – #48

Amateur 2nd Place – Ryan Kelly – “Snow On the Green” – #63

Honorable Mention – Barbara Hamblin – “Sand Board Adventure” – #54

Advanced Amateur 1st Place – Jay Stocks – “Hang-Up” – #46

Advanced Amateur 2nd Place – Angela Hanberg – “Goodbye Friend” – #1

Honorable Mention – R. Gary Dow – “Flying High” – #45

Pro 1st Place – Rod Martinez – “Splish Splash” – #17

Pro 2nd Place – Karri Morris – “Rows of Freedom” – #24

Flora/Fauna – Open Division

Amateur 1st Place – Delmar Hamblin – “Snowy Bovine” – #65

Amateur 2nd Place – Barbara Hamblin – “Garden Beauty” – #37

Advanced Amateur 1st Place – Louis Kamler – “Barnacle Buffet” – #11

Advanced Amateur 2nd Place – Angela Hanberg – “Stare Down” – #59

Pro 1st Place – Rod Martinez – “Wolf. Endangered?” – #5

Pro 2nd Place – Tamra Ratieta – “Winter Sentinels” – #57


Our Juror,

Carlyle Schmollinger: “Currently a MA student at Brigham Young University, completing a degree in Art History and Curatorial Studies. I Specializs in the history of photography and contemporary Native American art. My love of photography stems from opportunities I have had to work with archival prints, as well as growing up with a dedicated photographer-father.”

Photographers standing in a group

Photo Shootout Winners