Photo Fun Contest 2014


Enter the 3rd Photo Fun Contest


Young Photographers in grades 5 thru 8 and 9 thru 12 in Vermont are invited to enter the 3rd Photo Fun Contest given by Wooden Horse Arts Guild. In order to enter, you must pre-register by emailing camilla@woodenhorseasrts.com by August 1st, 2014. Include your name, address, grade and the camera you will use. Upon receipt of your registration, you will receive a packet which will include the entry application, the photo categories and the awards of cash, ribbons and certificates to be given in each Grade Group.

To help you better understand photography and the use of your camera in taking pictures of many and varied subjects, you are invited to attend a free seminar which will take place in North Troy or Newport, date and time (during the third week of August) to be determined when all registrations have been received.) The instructor of the seminar is Robin Leavitt of Robin Leavitt Photography of Casco, Maine www.robinleavittphotography.com

Photo Fun Contest 2013
About the Project:


The Wooden Horse Arts Guild photo contest “Photo Fun-The World Around Us” awards event was held on Sunday, June 9 at the Rand Memorial Library in North Troy, following which, the young people and their guests enjoyed cookies and punch.

The cash awards, ribbons and certificates were handed by Sydney Stevens, Board member; Gloria Willis, Secretary; Josy Shurtleff, Treasurer and Camilla Mead, President. Pat Lipinski, member, photographed the event. The judges for the 32 photos of the 12 entrants were professional photographers, Rosemary Miller of Morgan and Francis Varkala, WHAG member, of North Troy.



This contest for young persons of Vermont was supported by Vermont Community Foundation..



The display system for showing the photos was possible with donations from Rock Insurance Agency, Inc. and Cooperative Insurance Companies.



Photo Fun 2013 Contest Winners (Click thumbnails to view larger images):
"After the Storm Irene"
Katherine Ham - 16
First Place – 13 thru 18
"Tapping"
Katherine Ham - 16
First Place – 13 thru 18
"Give Me Life"
Maegan Miller - 18
First Place – 13 thru 18
"Balls, Balls and More Balls"
William Stevens - 12
First Place, Ages 12 and under
"Sisters"
Cadence Pepin – 10
First Place, Ages 12 and under
"The Golden Dome"
Abigail Ham - 12
First Place, Ages 12 and under
"Look at me I'm sitting"
Breanna Bergh - 18
Second Place – 13 thru 18
"Just at Daybreak"
Victoria Blais - 14
Second Place – 13 thru 18
"Whispering Secrets"
Katherine Ham - 16
Second Place – 13 thru 18
"I Want it All"
William Stevens - 12
Second Place, Ages 12 and under
"Groundhog on my porch"
John Matthews - 11
Second Place, Ages 12 and under
"My View"
Kendra Pepin - 10
Second Place, Ages 12 and under
Photo Fun Contest 2008
About the Project:
The Wooden Horse Arts Guild and the Rand Memorial Library in North Troy promoted the PHOTO FUN CONTEST for young photographers in three categories: People, Animals and Nature. Twenty children from ages 3 to 12 entered the contest in October, 2008. Judging was done by seven impartial persons who volunteered their time and expertise to choose the 20 winning photos.


Aidan LeMay and father

Elizabeth LeMay and mother
All 41 photographs were displayed on Sunday, November 23 at the HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW presented by the Wooden Horse Arts Guild. Visitors were given the opportunity to vote for "People's Favorite" and, at the close of the event, the winners were presented with cash awards and ribbons. Each participant also received a special certificate. The Wooden Horse Arts Guild and the Rand Memorial Library are proud of the talents of our young friends. We congratulate them!


Connor Lanou, Cody Lanou, Sydney Whipple, Erin Starr, Ryan Starr
Photo Fun 2008 Contest Winners (Click thumbnails to view larger images):
"The Big Apple"
Cody Lanou, 8
1st Prize - Nature
People's Favorite Winner
"Nature's Beauty"
Ryan Starr, 9
2nd Prize - Nature
"Lichen Tree"
Sydney Whipple, 12
3rd Prize - Nature
"Fall Fireworks"
Sydney Whipple, 12
Honorable Mention - Nature
"Hello"
Jed Wheeler, 10
1st Prize - Animals
"Cow in Field"
Aidan LeMay, 4
2nd Prize - Animals
"My Kitten"
Ryan Starr, 9
3rd Prize - Animals
"The Spikey Dog"
Connor Lanou, 6
Honorable Mention - Animals
"Momma on Jay Peak"
Elizabeth LeMay, 5
1st Prize - People
"Erin"
Ryan Starr, 9
2nd Prize - People
"Beth Running on Hay"
Aidan LeMay, 4
3rd Prize - People
"My Brother"
Erin Starr, 7
Honorable Mention - People
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