Camera club presents awards at annual banquet

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Camera Club held its annual year end awards banquet on Jan. 10 at San Luis Rey Country Club. Honors were given in a variety of categories.

Award winners include:

Image of the Year

Lin Craft “In Hot Pursuit”

Dr. Paul Kovac Best Composition Award

Mike Paleghyi “Pacheco Pass”


First place – Shirley Binn “Run Away Fairy”

Second place – Mike Mercado “Three Gorges Tribe Scene”

Third place – Shirley Poole “Inquisitive Mustang”

Honorable Mention – Virginia Harris “Victoria Crowned Pigeon”

Honorable Mention – Carol Moon “Tulips In Washington”


First place – Sandy Schiefer “Fire in the Canyon”

Second place – Mike Paleghyi “Jammin”

Third place – Mike Reardon “Curves & Angles at Disney Hall”

Honorable Mention – Christel Lakata “Interesting View”

Honorable Mention – Mike Mercado “Inukshuk and Northern Lights, Canada”

Honorable Mention – Pat Robinson “Smoochin”


First place – Mike Mercado “Arctic Fox, Churchill”

Second place – Lin Craft “Male Humpback Breaching”

Third place – Mike Paleghyi “Lone Pine Creek”

Honorable Mention – Sandy Schiefer “Spring Equinox”

Honorable Mention – Ed Lusby “Fall in the San Juan Mountains”


First place – Mike Paleghyi “Dubrovnik”

Second place – Lin Craft “Chichicastenango Malek Sellers”

Third place – Mike Reardon “Taro on Kauai”

Honorable Mention – Ken Seals “Ancient Way of Life”

High Points Projected Images

First place – Lin Craft

Second place – Mike Mercado

Third place (tie) – Mike Paleghyi & Mike Reardon

High Points Prints

(Sponsored by Shirley Poole in memory of Dennis Poole)

First place – Shirley Poole

Second place – Shirley Binn

Third place – Marjorie Weaver

The Fallbrook Camera Club meets two Mondays per month at Silvergate Retirement Residence at 420 Elbrook Dr., Fallbrook. Club president Lin Craft can be contacted at (760) 728-1228 for further information.

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