The Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department announced the winners of the first Long Lake Fall Photo Contest at the Adirondack Hotel on Friday, October 25th at an artist’s reception. Volunteer judges for the competition were Johnathan Esper, Jim Swedberg and Clark Seaman. Forty-two photographers submitted 106 images in the Wildlife, Landscape and Black and White categories.
Carolynn McCann of Old Forge took top honors for her black and white photo, Stillness #2, which also took highest score the entire competition.
Black and White
1st Carolynn McCann Stillness #2, Raquette Lake (Best in Show)
2nd Daisy Fast – Black and White “Peaceful”
3rd. Frank Pine – Shed Window
1st George Cigale – Bald Fall Colors
2nd Bill Herrick – Barred Owl
3rd Colleen Smith – Spring Goose
1st Christopher Dunn – Big Island Autumn Morning
2nd Sherrill Barlow – Fall at the Falls, Death Brook Falls
3rd Harrison Potter – Blue Light, Brandreth Park, Long Lake
George Cigale of Long Lake won first in the Wildlife category with a striking photo of a bald eagle in flight titled, “Bald Fall Colors.”
Christopher Dunn of New Windsor, NY won first in Landscape with his photo taken in Raquette Lake titled, Big Island, Autumn Morning.
Photographers were asked to submit photos from the Long Lake and Raquette Lake.
All the photos can be seen in a compilation video on the Long Lake youtube channel found at www.youtube.com/mylonglake