Sunday, September 20, 2009

SlowExposures Annouces Winners

Friday, September 18th through Sunday, September 27th, 2009
Candler Air Field Museum, Williamson, Pike County, Georgia

SlowExposures, the nationally recognized juried free photo exhibition held annually in Pike County, has announced the names of the winners in the SlowExposures 2009 Photography Exhibit.

In the Southeast Category, Breanne Sanders’ (Hiram, GA) “Spiral” won first place (photo to the left of Breanne with her winning photo); Roman Alokhin’s (New Orleans) “Guest-Gee’s Bend, Alabama” won second place and Bruce West’s (Springfield, MO) “Reverend H. D. Dennis Smiles” won third place. Matt Bower’s (Atlanta) “Bryan County, GA;” Paul Conlan’s (Newnan, GA) “Dorothy’s Shoes;” Diane Kirkland’s (Atlanta) “Live Oak Reflection;” Kenny Gray’s (Columbus, GA) “Louvale3;” Michael Weeks’ (Columbus, GA) “Mr. Nathan’s Yard;” Adam Kuehl’s (Chicago) “Night Breeze;” Joanna Knox’s (Alexandra, VA) “School Room, Midway, GA;” Gloria Treadway’s (Griffin, GA) “Underneath it All” and Colton Vincent’s (Concord, GA) “Window Soldier” all received Honorable Mentions.

In the West Central Category, Paul Conlan’s (Newnan, GA) “Madras Station Snow;” won first place (photo to the right of Paul with his winning photo...); Diane Kirkland’s (Atlanta) “Ocmulgee Flood Plane” won second place and Susan Hadorn’s (Atlanta) “Esco Feed Mill 1” won third place. Shannon M. Herren’s (Griffin, GA) “Welcome Fog” received Honorable Mention.

This year, 133 photographers entered 641 works. There are 93 photos in the current show representing 57 photographers from 18 states. Thirty-four cities in Georgia are represented.

All the photos are now on display at the Candler Air Field Museum in Williamson through Sunday, September 27th. The exhibition is free.

SlowExposures is the annual fundraiser of Pike Historic Preservation and is dedicated to supporting the historical and cultural heritage of the rural south through contemporary photography.

All proceeds from the show go to the preservation of Pike County's historic buildings and landscapes.

Located one hour south of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, SlowExposures attracts hundreds of visitors each fall.

For more information, please visit or contact Slow Exposures, PO Box 489, Zebulon, GA, 30295, (770) 567-3600.
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