Photographic Society Of Chattanooga Has Youth Photography Showcase

Friday, April 25, 2014
Best of Show, Digital Section - Louis Lu, McCallie School, "The Thai Girl"
Best of Show, Digital Section - Louis Lu, McCallie School, "The Thai Girl"

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga honored the winners of its eighth annual Youth Photography Showcase on Thursday, at St. John United Methodist Church. 

High school students from 16 different area high schools submitted prints and digital images for the contest in five categories: Architecture, People and/or Animals, Photojournalism, Photographer's Choice, and Scapes.

Winning images from each school are sent to the Photographic Society of America to compete with students from across the nation and some from other countries. Last year, Chattanooga had a first place winner at the PSA level.

BEST of SHOW images are attached: Digital Section - Louis Lu, McCallie School, "The Thai Girl" and Print Section - Abby Lawrence, Ridgeland High, "Frigid".

Best of Show, Print Section - Abby Lawrence, Ridgeland High, "Frigid"
Best of Show, Print Section - Abby Lawrence, Ridgeland High, "Frigid"

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