Images of Equus 2001
Draws Entries From Around the World
Kalama, Wash. - Sixty-two
images were featured at the premier of Images Of
Equus 2001 photography competition. The event was hosted by Wendi and
Ross, owners of the Hunter & Gatherer Gallery of Kalama, Washington.
from across the U.S.A. and two foreign countries, Italy
and Australia, competed. Divisions in both film and digital work were
a total $300 in cash prizes and ribbons through 5th place. A "People's
Choice" award was voted by gallery visitors. In addition, exhibitors
a complimentary CD keepsake of all entries from Wendi and Kelly.
Placings in the film
1st place - Lynn Rougeau, Romancing the Wind
2nd place - Kim & Kari Baker, Precious moments
3rd place - Carien Schippers, Thornapple Winter
4th place - Carien Schippers, Rushcreek Ranch
5th place - Kim & Kari Baker, Autumn Splendor
The digital category
1st place - Linda Shier, Rolling in the Dust
2nd - Linda Shier, Horses in the Mist
3rd - Linda Shier, Friends at Sunset
4th - Allen Rosen-Ducat, Teamwork
5th - Linda Shier, Horses In Love
The People's Choice
award went to Wendi Ross for The Old Way.
Judges for this years
event were Collette Edmunds, Ray Cooper, Debbie and
It is noteworthy that
the majority of entries came from members of EQUINE
PHOTOGRAPHERS NETWORK, an organization formed by Carien Schippers, of
Walton, New York, to showcase the talents of professional equine photographers
around the world.
Network (at http://www.equinephotographers.net)
internet directory of over 70 professional equine photographers. EPN also
makes information available on topics from copyright issues to how-tos
horse owners considering hire of a professional photographer. Email Carien
Schippers at firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information about membership.
With the success of
this first show, an Images Of Equus 2002 is planned. For
additional information regarding entries, email Wendi Ross at