Chuck Eklund photo | Chuck Eklund’s “Grand Canyon Sunset and Approaching Storm” was the most popular print at this year’s Bainbridge Island Photo Club’s Fourth of July showa, garnering 147 votes.

Chuck Eklund photo | Chuck Eklund’s “Grand Canyon Sunset and Approaching Storm” was the most popular print at this year’s Bainbridge Island Photo Club’s Fourth of July showa, garnering 147 votes.

Scenic scenes, pretty birds big winners at BI Photo Club show

The annual Bainbridge Island Photo Club’s Fourth of July show featured the works of 16 photographers, more than 130 prints, this year, from which the votes cast by visitors to the exhibition at Waterfront Park Community Center settled on several clear favorites.

There were 4,784 votes cast by 690 guests this year, according to club officials.

Chuck Eklund’s “Grand Canyon Sunset and Approaching Storm” was the most popular print, garnering 147 votes.

Second place went to Dawn Bockus’ “Male Hooded Merganser” (125 votes).

Third place was Diane Hutchings’ “Morning Fog, Dosewallips Trail” (113 votes).

Several other photos earned hefty praise as well.

Bob Rosenbladt’s “Old Farm Hands” (112) just missed tying for third. Eklund struck again with “Chateau de Beynac Castle” (109). Bockus likewise scored a second top 10 image with “Portrait of a Hummingbird” (97).

Seventh place went to Rosenbladt’s “Lift Off” (94).

Hutchings claimed eighth with “Iron Ore Loading Dock, Lake Superior” (91).

The ninth- and 10th-place winners were new names: Norm James’ “Day’s End” (87), and Paul Rickert’s “Stormy Skyline” (79).

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