Thanks to everyone who participated in FOCUS: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region, a photo contest for publication and exhibit, sponsored by the Independent, the Business of Art Center and Shewmaker's Camera Shop(s). For details of the shoot, see the Introduction to the issue.
Jurors for the show were Rodney Wood, director of the Business of Art Center; Kathryn Eastburn, editor of the Independent; professional local photographer Rick Helstrom; and Johnnie Zeornes, photographer, organizer of the local photographers' group Circle of Confusion, and employee of Shewmaker's.
We are pleased to announce and to congratulate the following winners in the contest:
We would also like to thank the merchants who so generously donated prizes for our winners:
Participants in the contest and the public are invited to the opening of a month-long exhibit of the FOCUS photographs at the Business of Art Center, Friday, Sept. 10, 5-8 p.m. We hope to see you there!