LL photo contest winners

LONG LAKE--The Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department has announced the winners of the first Long Lake Fall Photo Contest at the Adirondack Hotel on Friday, October 25, during an artistís reception.

Volunteer judges for the competition were Johnathan Esper, Jim Swedberg and Clark Seaman. Forty-two photographers submitted 106 images in the Wildlife, Landscape and Black and White categories.

Carolynn McCann of Old Forge took top honors for her black and white photo, Stillness #2, which also took highest score the entire competition.

George Cigale of Long Lake won first in the Wildlife category with a striking photo of a bald eagle in flight titled, ìBald Fall Colors.î

Christopher Dunn of New Windsor, NY won first in Landscape with his photo taken in Raquette Lake titled, Big Island, Autumn Morning.

Photographers were asked to submit photos from the Long Lake and Raquette Lake.

All the photos can be seen in a compilation video on the Long Lake youtube channel found at www.youtube.com/mylonglake

WINNERS

Black and White

1st Carolynn McCann - Stillness #2, Raquette Lake (Best in Show), 2nd Daisy Fast - Black and White ìPeaceful,î 3rd. Frank Pine - Shed Window

Wildlife

1st George Cigale - Bald Fall Colors, 2nd Bill Herrick - Barred Owl, 3rd Colleen Smith - Spring Goose

Landscape

1st Christopher Dunn - Big Island Autumn Morning, 2nd Sherrill Barlow - Fall at the Falls, Death Brook Falls, 3rd Harrison Potter - Blue Light, Brandreth Park, Long Lake.