MAPV 2020: Competition Awards and Juried Images

Congratulations to the NVPS members received 6 of the 12 “Best In Category” awards at Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions 2020 Expo announced on November 7, 2020.

  • Best in Birds: “Summer Hummer 2020 2” Bill Corbett – NVPS
  • Best in Flora: “Mysterious Roots” Mike Whalen – NVPS
  • Best in Water: “Moving Water” Lynn Cates – NVPS
  • Best in Architecture: “Reflecting on Chicago”Jim Sinsheimer – NVPS
  • Best in Sports / Action / Adventure : “Precision” Valerie Short – NVPS
  • Best in “Other”: “Working hands” Kieu-Lan Nguyen – NVPS

Also, congratulations to the NVPS members whos 121 images (of 1962) were juried into the competition:

See all NVPS juried images in the MAPV 2020 Gallery.


(Copied from the MAPV website)

Thanks to all of our volunteers! One of our best volunteers won the Outstanding Service Award this year. Congratulations, Jim Turner!! Your work inspires us all. Special thanks to the Image Review Committee who made the first pass at all of the incredible images that were submitted.

The judges had many images to consider. Thanks to the competition judges: Olis Garber, Brenda Tharp, Clayton Spangler, Cynthia Keith, Frank Van Ripper, and Bill and Linda Lane.

Student Competition – 83 images
Nature Competition – 1,014 images
Photo Art Competition – 948 images

Competition Awards:
Best in Show: “Still life on memento mori” Coriolana Simon – NIHCC

Best in Macro: “Leafscape No. 20” Douglass Wolters – NIHCC
Best in Landscape: “Morning Glow” Nancy Kurokawa – MWCC
Best in Flora: “Mysterious Roots” Mike Whalen – NVPS
Best in Water: “Moving Water” Lynn Cates – NVPS
Best in Wildlife: “Red Fox Hunting” John Thomas – RPS
Best in Birds: “Summer Hummer 2020 2” Bill Corbett – NVPS
Best in Abstracts: “Ice Feather” James Chia – NBCC
Best in Architecture: “Reflecting on Chicago”Jim Sinsheimer – NVPS
Best in Documentary / Street: “Love a Street Festival” Jim Randell – NBCC
Best in Still Life: “Still life on memento mori”Coriolana Simon – NIHCC
Best in Sports / Action / Adventure: “Precision” Valerie Short – NVPS
Best in “Other”: “Working hands” Kieu-Lan Nguyen – NVPS
People’s Choice Award: “For existence” James Chia – NBCC
Student Competition: “The Working Man” William Ahn – Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland

We look forward to seeing you (hopefully in-person!) at next year’s Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions! Mark your calendars for November 5–7, 2021.
(Posted November 8, 2020 in: Event by Ann McDermott)

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