County shutterbugs win contest
Hamilton County Photographers Group has announced the results of its inaugural photo contest. Judges chose the following winners from 33 entries:
• First place: Sally Wolfe – Barn and Field
• Second place: Megan Ullom – Praying Mantis
• Third place: Michael Jack – Building Façade
• Fourth place: Marion Barger – Boat on a Lake
• Fifth place: Jason Carrol – Baby and Dad
Each contest winner will represent Hamilton County Photographers by submitting prints to the Nickel Plate Arts’ Aperture Stop photographic exhibit and to the Indiana State Fair Photo Exhibition. Aperture Stop runs now through Aug. 30 at the Nickel Plate Arts Campus, 107 S. Eighth St., Noblesville. For more information, visit www.visithamiltoncounty.com.
The Indiana State Fair runs Aug. 1 through 17, with photography competition entries displayed in the Home and Family Arts Building at the state fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
The Hamilton County Photographers group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Hamilton East Library – Noblesville branch. Amateur, professional, retired and beginning photographers are invited to attend to share their experiences, learn from one another other, and advance the art of photography.