photog-montana-morning-dick-golobicOn May 20th, the 3rd Annual Tri-Club photo competition between the Photography Club of Beaufort, Camera club of Hilton Head and the Photography Club of Sun City was held.  The event was hosted at Pinckney Hall in Sun City with over 100 people in attendance.

Judges were Ben Ham, large format landscape photographer, Stephen Morton, photojournalist and Tom Coffer, photographer and owner of Worldwide Camera in Savannah.

Each of the photography groups meet monthly with programs, critiques, competitions and field trips.  Please see the individual clubs websites for more information:, and

There were 99 entries and a total of 21 ribbons were awarded:

Novice Category:

photos-my-town-bill-walker1st Place – My Town by Bill Walker (left)

2nd Place – Spring Morning Mist by Russ Dimke

3rd Place – Old Barn at Sunrise by Madeline Theissen

HM  – Storm over Assisi by Jack Beaucaire

HM – Freedom Rain Joey Anderson



Intermediate Catetory:

1st Place – Montana Morning by Dick Golobic (right)

2nd Place – 53rd Street Canyon by Carol Alexander

3rd Place – Young Green Heron by Denny Baer

HM – Sahara Sunrise by Howard Ramey



Advanced Category:

photog-old-vineyard-lamar-nix1st Place – Old Vineyard in Fog by Lamar Nix (left)

2nd Place – Dragon Fly by Floyd Rees

3rd Place – White Lace by Tom Korbutt

HM – Calla Lillies by Connie Fisher




Expert Category:

1st Place – Fairy or Angel by Nadine O’Quinn

2nd Place – The Zen of Primary Colors by Richard Darby

3rd Place – Your Roots are Showing by Hal Cherry

HM – Old Quebec City by Charlie Heyman

HM – Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Boxers by John Wollwerth