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Volume 26, Number 10 — October 2018

Rhythm and Roots Photography Competition Winners

 BEST OF SHOW: Richard Buddine, Yellow Iris
BEST OF SHOW: Richard Buddine, Yellow Iris
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October 05, 2009

BRISTOL, TN/VA — Winners have been announced for the 2nd Annual Rhythm and Roots Photography Competition, sponsored by Twin City Photo Club.

The gallery show was open to the public during Bristol's 2009 Rhythm and Roots Festival. The show had 220 entries in the categories of: People, Landscape, Nature, Monochrome, Inanimate, Altered Image, Best of Bristol, Youth and Young Adult. Judges included Earl Neikirk, Bristol Herald Courier; Benjamin Walls of Benjamin D. Walls Gallery; and Ivan Scott of Ivan Scott Photography.

Award winners included:

BEST OF SHOW: Richard Buddine
, Yellow Iris

BEST OF BRISTOL: Jackie Dennison, Street Fiddler

PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Taylor Duncan, A Splash of Color

Listed below are the winners for each category:


1st — Casey Eggers Bristol, VA

2nd — Bill Bryant Blountville, TN

3rd — Melissa May Bristol, TN

HM — Jackie Dennison Bristol, VA


1ST — D. Evan White Bristol, VA

2nd — Rudy Morales Blountville, TN

3rd — Haley Gilbert Bristol, VA

HM — Rudy Morales Blountville, TN


1st Richard Buddine Bristol, VA

2nd Richard Buddine Bristol, VA

3rd James Bray Bristol, VA

HM Bill Bryant Blountville, TN


1st Cheryl Orman Bristol, VA

2nd Virginia Weddington Bristol, TN

3rd Matthew Mills Bristol, TN

HM David Presley Lebanon, VA


1ST — Haley Gilbert Bristol, VA

2nd — Danny White Bluff City, TN

3rd — David Presley Lebanon, VA

HM Ashley Wheeler Bristol, TN


1st Justin Wiseman Bristol, VA

2nd Justin Wiseman Bristol, VA

3rd Nathan Mays Bristol, TN

HM Flower Parker Bristol, TN


1st Taylor Duncan Bristol, TN

2nd Taylor Duncan Bristol, TN

3rd — Taylor Duncan Bristol, TN

HM Lucas Gilbert Bristol, VA


1st Wilson Adams Bristol, TN

2nd Trenton Banks Bristol VA

3rd Bethany Stout Bristol, TN

HM Trenton Banks Bristol, VA


1st Jackie Dennison Bristol, VA

2nd Nathan Mays Bristol, TN

3rd Ashley Kendrick Bristol, TN

HM Richard Buddine Bristol, VA

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BEST OF BRISTOL: Jackie Dennison, Street Fiddler

PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Taylor Duncan, A Splash of Color