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2018 Winners of the Millrace Photography Contest

was held on Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd. It was a great exhibit and we congratulate all of the winners.

Here are the 2018 Winners: (More winning photos will be featured in upcoming posts).


Best of Show – Wen Wu – Patagonia 

Color Category

  • 1st–John Kallal IV-Sundown Chicago
  • 2nd–Gary Shaffer-Bar Harbor Maine
  • 3rd – Ray Novess-The Crow has Landed –

Black & White Category

  • 1st–Wen Wu-Untitled
  • 2nd–Michael Goodwin-Alternate Reality
  • 3rd – Michael Goodwin-After Hours

Altered or Special Effects* Category

  • 1st – Ray Novess- Headlands Int’l Sky Park
  • 2nd – Brian Warrell-Through the Broken Window
  • 3rd – Joshua Harrison- Chicago Red #1

Not all adult winners are shown…


Best of Show – Nathan Dibley – Inverse Perception

Color Category

  • 1st–Connor Ellis -Chaos
  • 2nd–Zenia Castro-Untitled
  • 3rd – Izabella Barstow-Double the Ducking

Black & White Category

  • 1st–Izabella Barstow- Gentle Petals
  • 2nd–Karla Reyna-Lonely Skies Above
  • 3rd – Jaiden Rangel-Wandering Thoughts of a Child

Altered or Special Effects* Category

  • 1st – Nathan Dibley-Navy Ambition
  • 2nd – Jacquelyn Stout-Blue Spider Web
  • 3rd – Jacquelyn Stout-Alien Pebbles

Special Judge’s Merit Awards – Adults

COLOR – Clayton Miller-McLaren Speed, Clayton Miller-Industrial Reflections, Melodie Rodgers-Lighthouse in Lens ball

BLACK & WHITE – Jeff Longenbaugh-Ghosts, Nate Goodwin-Cliffs of Insanity

Special Judge’s Merit Awards – Students

COLOR – Zenia Castro-Cloudy Day, Nathanial Call-Splash, Zenia Castro-Nights, Lexie Hester-Silence of Fall, Rosa Reyna-5:37pm, Izabella Barstow-Falling or Floating, Perla Vazquez-Winter Wheels

ALTERED OR SPECIAL EFFECTS – Nathan Dibley-Fine Line, Jillian Baker-The Skin Beneath

Our contest judge this year was Barbara Johnston.

Barbara Johnston is currently a university photographer at Notre Dame. She worked as a staff photographer for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1989 to 2008. She has covered local, national, and international assignments, including 2006 Winter Olympics, Kentucky Derby, two Triple Crown Belmont Stakes, and the 2008 & 2009 World Series. Her work has appeared in major publications. including The Washington PostThe New York TimesUSA TodaySports Illustrated, and ESPN The Magazine.


Workshop Offered – Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Fine Art of Printing a Photograph –

  1. Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  2. Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  3. Location: The Photographers Guild, 212 W Washington, Goshen
  4. Cost: Free for Guild members, $25 for non-members
  5. Registration Deadline: You must pre-register by Monday November 5th, class limited to 15 – first come, first served.
  6. Click here to Register… 
  7. Instructor: Danny Graber

Class Syllabus:

  1. You must be in control of all your steps in the printing process
  2. How the monitor or screen you are using impacts your final print
  3. What kind of monitor is suitable – brand name, color spectrum coverage, etc.
  4. Calibrating your monitor for correct color tones and brightness
  5. Which brand and type of printer should I use – all-in-one for home use, dedicated photo printers, etc.
  6. Printer ink types
  7. How, and under what lighting source should one use, to evaluate your print once it is off the printer
  8. How long do I need to let a print dry before putting it under glass
  9. How to prepare your print on your monitor (using Photoshop, Lightroom or any other post processing software)
  10. The heart of this class – a handout: A detailed, step-by-step, written procedure for establishing the correct black tones, midtones, and white tones for your color or black & white prints.

Also included as quick side notes, but not demonstrated in detail:

  • Setting your camera color settings
  • Setting your camera image size and image quality (getting your maximum resolution)
  • Why shooting in anything other than raw for your fine art prints will cheat the final outcome of your fine art print once printed on paper

November Meeting – Date Change

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the November meeting has been changed to Wednesday, November 14th. Please join us at 6:00pm for a fun evening discussing photography.

Photograph by Larry Baumgardt