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”