Lenoir, NC – Photographers from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba counties in North Carolina were invited to enter the Exposures Photography Competition, a program of the Caldwell Arts Council. Judge Lynn Willis of Valle Crucis (www.LynnWillis.com) judged the competition entries, and has selected the following award-winning photographs.

Best of Show ($200) –                   “Reflection” by Lily Laramie, Lenoir NC

BEST OF SHOW – Laramie, Lily – Reflection (tree with picnic benches)- Traditional photography

First Place, Traditional ($100) –    “Some Pig” by Pam Helton, Lenoir NC

FIRST PLACE TRADITIONAL – Helton, Pam- Some Pig – Traditional photography

First Place, Abstract ($100) –        “Perspective” by Cindy Hedrick Day, Lenoir NC


FIRST PLACE ABSTRACT – Day, Cindy Hedrick – Perspective – Abstract photography

Honorable Mention ($50) –            “Embracing Death Valley” by Jeff Cline, Hickory NC

HONORABLE MENTION – Cline, Jeff – Embracing Death Valley – Traditional photography

Honorable Mention ($50) –            “Noir Homie” by Jordan K. Ellis, Hickory NC

HONORABLE MENTION – Ellis, Jordan – Noir Homie – Traditional photography

Honorable Mention ($50) –            “Flustered” by Bill Karr, Lenoir NC

HONORABLE MENTION – Karr, Bill – Flustered (reduced size) – Abstract photography

Honorable Mention ($50) –            “Saint Johns” by Lydia Stewart, Lenoir NC

HONORABLE MENTION – Stewart, Lydia – Saint Johns – Traditional photography

Due to COVID-19, there will be no traditional gallery show of entries or opening reception. Instead, the showcase of entries will be exhibited virtually on the Caldwell Arts Council website: www.caldwellarts.com.