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Raining Ribbons

Snow on Gig Harbor

"Snow on Gig Harbor" 1st Place, Seascape/Maritime Category

The wind was so strong, the rain was falling sideways yesterday at Ocean Shores. As you might imagine, the beach was fairly empty, except for hundreds of seagulls, all standing at attention facing into the wind.

Carson, our Newfoundland, thought it was great out in that rain and wind. On the other hand, while Tanya and I both thought it fun to see these conditions at the beach, we spent little time outside the car – it was more fun looking at the surf through the car windows. And with blowing sand accompanying the sideways rain, I thought it best to leave the camera inside the car too, so no photos of the beach today.

Which is fine, because we weren’t at Ocean Shores do photography, but to pick up my entries in the 33rd Annual Ocean Shores Photography Show, which ran Friday through Sunday. I had eight entries in the Professional Photographer division. Of the eight, six won ribbons – both 1st and 2nd place in Seascape/Maritime category, 1st place in the Architecture category, 2nd place in the Miscellaneous category, 3rd place in the Flora category, and an Honorable Mention in the Landscape category. I guess you can say it was raining ribbons!

Neil's Grave

"Neil's Grave" 2nd Place, Miscellaneous Category

Dahlia #2

"Dahlia #2" 3rd Place, Flora Category

Night at the Glass Museum

"Night at the Glass Museum" 1st Place, Architecture Category

McWay Falls

"McWay Falls" 2nd Place, Seascape/Maritime Category

Approaching Storm

"Approaching Storm" Honorable Mention, Landscape Category

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