The Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department announces the winners of the 2016 Long Lake Spring Photo Contest. Volunteer judges for the competition were Rick Godin, Robert Keough and Steph Hample. Forty-two photographers submitted 98 images in the Wildlife, Landscape, People at Play and Our Town categories. Photos had to be taken in either Raquette Lake or Long Lake and could be taken at any season of the year.
Sherrill Barlow of Rochester, NY took top honors for her photo “Sunrise on the Durant” She won first place in the Our Town category and Best in Show with highest ranking scores in the competition.
Richard Fey of Raquette Lake won first in the Landscape category with “November Dawn.”
Dave Waite of Ballston Lake, NY won first in People at Play with his photo titled “Celebrating Summer”
Alexis Fisher of Long Lake, NY took first in Wildlife for her Black Capped Chickadee.
1st Richard Fey, November Dawn
2nd Karen LaTemple, Supermoon from Camp Pine Knot
3rd Richard Fey, Kayaking into the Sunrise
1st Alexis Fisher, Chickadee
2nd Carol Becker Bruno, Lake Eaton Blue Heron in Flight
3rd Karen LaTemple, Common Loon Raquette Lake
1st Sherrill Barlow, Sunrise on the Durant ** Best in Show
2nd Don Seauvageau, Iconic Seaplane
3rd Allie Compeau, Signs
People at Play
1st Dave Waite, Celebrating Summer
2nd Alexis Fisher, Hunter
3rd Michelle Bartlett, Jumping for a Cause