Saturday, August 13, 2011

Roots in Detroit

Saturday, August 13, 2011 
6-9 pm
at the Historic Farmington Winery
31505 Grand River (just west of Orchard Lake Rd)

What was I thinking?  I forgot to post on this blog about the Roots in Detroit Photography Exhibit!  Well, it's here.  The contest for local photographers to capture the essence of Detroit and its roots took place months ago.  The show is tonight, Saturday, August 13, 2011.  Hope you can make it. Many of the photographers (including yours truly) will have prints for sale.    

First place goes to Susan Barnes with "Detroit Boxer, Darryl Cunningham prays before his fight at the Royal Oak Music Theatre"
Second place goes to Ron Warren with "Metro Gothic"
Third Place goes to Thom Briggs with "  "

Eight photographers were awarded Honorable Mentions:

Marc Beauregard with "Down but Not Out"
Amy Claeys with "The Pond"
Andreas Eichelmann with "Homeless People with Very Deep Roots in Detroit"
Kim Gusway's untitled panorama of downtown
Matt Harding with "Detroit's Finest"
Lori Morrow with "Old Detroit Train Station"
Chelsea Murdzia with "Majestic Station"
ME!  Dawn Sketch with "Ghost of Future Detroit"

Take a look at the images online via FaceBook (even if you don't have a FB account) at this link.  

See you there!!!!

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