Wednesday, October 14, 2009

State Fair of Virginia 2009 --- Photography

"Rudbeckia"
First Place --- Color Floral
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"Cambria"
3rd Place --- Black & White Scenic/Architectural
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"Hi Roller"
2nd Place --- Color "A Fair to Remember"
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"Gable"
3rd Place --- Black & White Animals
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Oh dear. It has been way too long since I posted to my blog, so I will try to make up for lost time during the weeks ahead. I have been plenty busy and there is much to report, but I need to slow down long enough to report it. Wish me luck.

The State Fair of Virginia moved from downtown Richmond to rural Doswell this year, to a site that was originally Meadow Farm and the early home of Secretariat. The new facilities were nice and the fair had a more "country" feel to it, which I liked. Despite some rainy weather during the week and some plumbing/power issues, I think attendance was good and most people liked the new venue. Once again I managed to enter several of the state fair competitions at the very very very last minute. Imagine that. :-) Happy to report that several of my photographs and plants and one antique milk bottle managed to win a total of seven ribbons and $8 in prize money. Woo hoo. Very exciting indeed. The photographic winners are above --- and I will post pictures of the plants and bottle soon. Stay tuned.
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2 comments:

Becky said...

Congrats !! I love your pics

Sarah Brophy said...

Wow - I missed this. Congratlutions! The pictures are terrific. And State Fairs are still a great concept.