18th Annual John Faber Memorial
Photography Contest and Show

May 25-27, 2012

Bethlehem United Methodist Church

13586 S Old Moneta Road, Moneta, VA

Show Stats

  • 66 Photographers
  • 296 Photo entries
  • 32 Entries submitted by children ages 10-17

Award Winners


2012 Award Winners


Best-in-Show People's Choice


Best-in-Show People's Choice Best-in-Show
"Old Soldier"      Daisy" "Old Soldier"
by Jean Wibbens by Jamison Buccola by Jean Wibbens


   Dawn Labbe Jouan
   reading her poem

2012 Judges

Teresa Bernard

Teresa is a resident of Franklin County and began her photographic career in 2003. As a member of Virginia

Professional Photographers Association, Teresa earned her AFP degree in 2011. She is also a member of PPA and is currently working towards her Master of Photography degree. Her images have earned Kodak Gallery Awards in 2011 and 2012. Teresa's images have also earned Exhibition Merit and Loan Collection Status through PPA's International Print Competition. Her retail business, Studio Belle Visage, Inc. specializes in wedding day photography and portraits for families, children and high school seniors. You may see her digital gallery at: www.StudioBelleVisage.com.

James Mitchell

James Mitchell grew up in Huddleston, Virginia, and has lived in the area all his life. He holds a BS degree in Mathematics from Lynchburg College and a Masters degree with emphasis on photography from Hollins University. After teaching high school math for 20 years, he went into the photography business full-time in 1991, photographing weddings, portraits and school events. He closed his studio at the end of 2010 to join his wife in retirement. He now enjoys travel, scenic and nature photography. James has been a member of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association for 19 years, serving as its President in 2002. He was also a member of the Professional Photographers of America.




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