Photo Show 2024

SMAC’s 28th Annual John and Trudy Faber Memorial
Photography Contest and Show

July 12-14, 2024
Kaleidoscope – The Gathering Place
2500 Hardy Road, Hardy, VA

The contest is open to all photographers – casual, amateur and professional.

Best in Show: $300
1st in Category: $100
2nd in Category: $50
3rd in Category: $25
Special Recognition: Ribbon

Photo Show 2024 Gallery
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2024 Participating Photographers

Bill Bare
Doug Coffey
Kathy Coulahan
Karen DeBord
Erich Faber
Sara Furr
Tamara Key
Paula Kolek

Raymond Lekich
Constance Lowery
Michael McCormick
Victoria McGrath
Robert Moeller
Kathryn Orth
Alan Raasch
Larry Sakayama

Lisa Carter
William G. Swayne
Ann Tavino
Diane Wallace
James Walz
Jean Wibbens
Teresa Woodford
Cort Workman

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Charles Walker
Best in Show, in Memory of Lorraine Judd

Betsy Ashton and Terry Naylor
Marty Bowers
Frank and Jane Murden
Geoff and Kathy Orth

Lois Spencer
Mark Thompson
Artfully Framed at the Lake
Faber CPA Firm
Julia Darling/ Savvy Promo

The Judges

Judge - Lisa Carter

Lisa Carter
M. Photog., Cr., CPP, FP, SP
Photography by Lisa, Inc.

     Lisa Carter has been photographing for over 30 years. She is a member of PPA and PPNC since 2002, VPPA since 2006, and a current member of ASP. She earned her Craftsman Degree in 2011, and her Masters Degree in 2015, and has been a certified Professional Photographer since 2010.
     She received Image Excellence Awards in 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2022, and has been featured in Professional Photographers Magazine and Range Finder. She has also received numerous awards, including Bronze, Silver and Platinum awards, two Fuji Masterpiece Awards, Seppa 2014 Best in Show, Seppa 2014 Best in State, First Place Woman, SEPPA 2015 First Place Senior.
     Her studio is located at 442 Main St., Danville VA 24540.
     Visit her website and social media pages on Facebook and Instagram.

Tish Underwood
M. Photog., FP, SP

     Tish’s love of travel and photography go hand in hand. She found her niche in landscape photography during many road trips throughout the US. Her photographic images capture scenes from coast to coast…oceans to the mountains, lush greens to the orange-reds of the desert southwest, sunrises, sunsets, and nightscapes.
     Tish has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) since 2010 and a member of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association (VPPA) since 2013. Recognizing the valuable learning experience that can be gained from image competitions, Tish began submitting her landscape images in PPA and VPPA image competitions in 2016. She was a PPA Platinum Medalist in 2021, a Gold Medalist in 2019, and a Bronze Medalist in 2018 and 2017. She was recognized as a VPPA Top Ten Photographer of the Year in 2018, 2019, and 2021. Tish met the image competition requirements to be awarded the VPPA Fellow of Photography (FP) degree in February 2019 and the PPA Master of Photography (M.Photog) degree in January 2020. She was awarded the VPPA Service to Photography (SP) degree in 2021.