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.