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2021 Winners!

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1st PLACE OVERALL
1st PLACE OVERALL

BROOKLYN MAYBERRY TITLE : "MY BROTHER" GRADE: 12 LAKE PLACID HIGH SCHOOL LAKE PLACID, NY JUROR COMMENTS: THIS IS MY #1 CHOICE FOR BEST PHOTOGRAPH. I LOVE THE STORY BEHIND THE IMAGE. BROOKLYN CAPTURED THIS IMAGE OF HIS YOUNG BROTHER WHILE PLAYING HIDE AND SEEK. THE PHOTOGRAPH REMINDS US OF A CHILLING SCENE FROM STANLEY KUBRICK’S HORROR FILM, THE SHINING.

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2nd PLACE OVERALL
2nd PLACE OVERALL

MARLEY LEVENSON TITLE: "HAUNTING OF HEAVEN HILL" GRADE: 12 LAKE PLACID HIGH SCHOOL LAKE PLACID, NY TEACHER: SANDY HUBER JUROR COMMENTS: THIS IS MY #2 CHOICE. I ENJOY THE HUMOR EXPRESSED IN THIS IMAGE. THE PHOTOGRAPH IS WELL-COMPOSED WITH THE SUBJECT STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD SURROUNDED BY THE BEAUTY OF AUTUMN. I APPRECIATE THE WARM COLORS OF THE LEAVES AGAINST THE WET PAVEMENT.

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LPI BOARD FAVORITE
LPI BOARD FAVORITE

JOHN GEARY TITLE: "A FOREST VIEW" GRADE: 9 CORINTH HIGH SCHOOL CORINTH, NY TEACHER: JOSIE HOLLANDER COMMENTS: THE LIGHT CLOUDS GIVE THE ILLUSION THAT THE LANDSCAPE IS ON THE MOVE.

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1st PLACE OVERALL
1st PLACE OVERALL

BROOKLYN MAYBERRY TITLE : "MY BROTHER" GRADE: 12 LAKE PLACID HIGH SCHOOL LAKE PLACID, NY JUROR COMMENTS: THIS IS MY #1 CHOICE FOR BEST PHOTOGRAPH. I LOVE THE STORY BEHIND THE IMAGE. BROOKLYN CAPTURED THIS IMAGE OF HIS YOUNG BROTHER WHILE PLAYING HIDE AND SEEK. THE PHOTOGRAPH REMINDS US OF A CHILLING SCENE FROM STANLEY KUBRICK’S HORROR FILM, THE SHINING.

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I enjoyed viewing the submissions for this year’s Photo Contest. Beauty and wonder are clearly evident in the diverse photographs submitted from students around our region. I enjoyed seeing how the students studied the landscape both in the Adirondack Park as well as their own inner landscape of the imagination. It was challenging to make my selections from the many amazing photographs, but alas here are my selections.

-Robert ParkeHarrison   2/26/2021

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“These photographs reflect on many significant themes – from the landscape to relationships, from the shifting of seasons and the inevitability of time, to identity and self…Each of you has shown us something unique, that, while captured within twenty-four hours in the Adirondacks, extends to cities and towns beyond, and opens up new ways to think about the world in which we live.”    — a past juror of 24 Hours   

 

24 Hours:  A Photographic Interpretation of Life in the Adirondacks is a contest for high school students in public and private  schools within the Adirondack Park.  2021-2022 will be the thirteenth year of this program, which draws entries from throughout the region. Students are invited to submit two photographs taken during any specified hour or hours of the day, and are encouraged to move their view beyond traditional landscape subjects – though they also qualify for submission – to  subjects that relate to their own daily lives.

From the several hundred submissions received, about 20 “winning” photographs are selected by a juror who is either a professional photographer or a curator working with the genre of art photography.  The juror also gives personal feedback to the winning photographers.  Past jurors have included professional landscape photographer John Di Giacomo and Kate Menconeri, former Chief Curator at the Center for Photography Woodstock.  The selected photographs are exhibited at selected venues (libraries, art centers, community centers) within the Park and on the LPI website page devoted to the 24 Hours Exhibition. This years selected venues are TBD

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In September 2021, complete contest guidelines and a related poster were be sent to all high schools within the Adirondack Park.  Students may submit two photographs, via computer or mail, that were taken during a specific hour or specific hours of the day or night. Each photo must be accompanied by a brief 50-150 word description of when, where, and why the artist chose to photograph that particular scene or subject.  The deadline for submissions is  January 31, 2022.  Juror’s decision and winning photographs will be announced by the end of  March 2022. 

2021-2022 24 Hours Photography Competition Juror

TBD

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For more information, please contact the Lake Placid Institute at

 

LPI24HOURS@GMAIL.COM

Lake Placid Institute, P.O. Box 988, Lake Placid, NY 12946.

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