Winners of “Warming Up in Windsor” Photography Contest Announced


The twenty-two participating photographers ranged from ten years of age to a great-grandmother; their images included wonderful landscape and wildlife images, photos of dogs and rosy-cheeked children blazing trails in deep snow, Northwest Park’s Cabin Fever Festival, spring flooding, buds, flowers and greenery finally emerging from the snows.  Viewers had the opportunity to vote on their favorite photos on Windsor Historical Society’s Facebook page or at Contest Award Night at the Society on April 12th First prize winner was Carol Snelgrove McOmber who has lived in Windsor all her life and been photographing since the age of four.  Two of her winning photographs of the sun setting over tobacco netting at Brown’s Harvest were snapped with her cell phone.  Second prize winner for his “Snowkids and Hot Chocolate” series was Patrick Ellis, also a lifelong Windsor resident.  Third prize winner was Corinne Pierson who loves taking photographs of winter scenes.  Their work and the work of all participating photographers may be seen on the Society’s Facebook page.  This program was supported by a Neighborhood Arts and Heritage Grant from the Greater Hartford Arts Council.


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