• Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon News photographer Virgil Shipley, Judy Divelbiss and Carolyn Grimm look closely at an entry in the Fredericktown Tomato Show Photography Show. The judges spent Tuesday afternoon pouring over the entries, discussing composition, clarity and exposure of the photographs. Class winners were selected and three best of show awards were picked.
  • Joshua Morrison/News From left, Carolyn Grimm, Mount Vernon News photographer Virgil Shipley and Judy Divelbiss discuss a photograph. The three served as judges in the 2017 Tomato Show Photography contest, held in the senior center on Tuesday.


Judges select top photos at Fredericktown Tomato Show


MOUNT VERNON — The 2017 Fredericktown Tomato Show kicked off with the judging of the Amateur Photography Contest, sponsored by the Mount Vernon News, on Tuesday afternoon. Photographers of all ages submitted high-quality photos to the competition this year.

The photos were judged by News photographer Virgil Shipley; former News editor Judy Divelbiss; and Fredericktown High School language arts teacher Carolyn Grimm — all returning once again from the last few years of judging. Judging took place in the Fredericktown Senior Center, where the photos will be displayed throughout the festival for visitors to stop by and admire the talent brought to the competition this year.

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Chelsea Olms: 740-397-5333 or chelsea@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews




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