2012 Magnolia Gardens Photo Contest winners announced

August 15, 2012

CHARLESTON, SC – August 15, 2012 – Three South Carolina photographers took the top prizes in the 2012 Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photo Contest. 

The winners, the title of their pictures and the prizes are:

  • Donna Eaton, Mountain Rest, S.C., first-place, “Hi There!”, $350; 


  • Mary Presson Roberts, Tega Cay, S.C., second-place, “Well Dressed in White”, $300; and
  • Kate Silvia, Charleston, third-place, “Magnolia Sunrise Reflection”, $250.

The winning pictures and a list of the 13 photographers who received honorable mention and a $100 prize, along with their photographs, are posted at Magnolia’s website, www.magnoliaplantation.com

The contest was held in conjunction with the Lowcountry Photographic Club.   

Honorable mention winners are:·       

  • Andy Meunier, Summerville, “Heron Glow”
  • Barbara Dunn, Hollidaysburg, Penn., “Vireo’s Grand Performance”
  • Cameron Scheib, Paris, Va., “Purple”       
  • Janet A Myder, Mount Pleasant, “Leaf on Duck Weed”       
  • Jim Miller, Charleston, “Southern Beauty”       
  • John Lindroth, Summerville, “Flight of the Great Egret”
  • Kenny McKeithan, Summerville, “Morning Dewdrop”
  • Lee Muenzen, Mount Pleasant, “Magnolia Arched Bridge”
  • Linda S. Smith, Galena, Ohio, “Magnolias Majesty”
  • Mary Presson Roberts, Tega Cay, “Rooster’s Rainbow”
  • Paul James, Chelsea, Mich., “Follow the Light”
  • Rick Coakley, Summerville, “Low Tide”
  • Tricia Booker, Paris, Va., “Into the Red”