Winners of the 2019 Historical Photographer of the Year contest

The contest judges called Peter Greaves’ photographs of Gorton’s “thorough and solid.” Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Historical Photographer of the Year competition: Complete List of Contest Prizes The contest seeks photographs…

Winners of the 2019 Historical Photographer of the Year contest

The contest judges called Peter Greaves’ photographs of Gorton’s “thorough and solid.”

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Historical Photographer of the Year competition:

Complete List of Contest Prizes

The contest seeks photographs of recently documented Washington landmarks in the context of specific historical events. These newly documented structures are at varying stages of restoration and will provide new perspectives, allowing the winner to explore historic Washington from a new lens.

Winners with 10 copies of the winning photograph are eligible for the AWS Award. This year’s AWS Award winners include:

6/6/19 – 4/1/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Burned Out Base” by Sean Allison, Washington

2nd Place – photo titled “An Afternoon In the Spring” by Peter Greaves, Washington

3rd Place – photo titled “An Apple” by Grace Isailth, Adams Morgan

4th Place – photo titled “Afternoon in an Architectural Bump Along Road” by Matthew Cohen, DC

7/7/19 – 4/9/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Oath as Gift” by Daniel Messina, Virginia

2nd Place – photo titled “In the Ward” by Tikei Tsuji, D.C.

3rd Place – photo titled “St. Louis Trail End” by Shirin Wahab, Alexandria

4th Place – photo titled “Tulsa Parking Lot” by Andrew Koselski, Washington

5/10/19 – 4/16/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Stonemason’s Wheelhouse” by Mel Hegedus, Maryland

2nd Place – photo titled “American Numismatist” by Blaine Wilhelm, DC

3rd Place – photo titled “William Jewell Meeting With Myron Johnson” by Brian Volk, D.C.

4th Place – photo titled “Sand sculpture in Jones Park” by Nick Cox, D.C.

5/10/19 – 4/30/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Gorton’s Burning House” by Peter Greaves, Maryland

2nd Place – photo titled “The Sand-sculpted Georgetown Gate” by Chris Salvesen, Maryland

3rd Place – photo titled “Grain Tolls” by Jacqueline Sanchez, Maryland

4th Place – photo titled “The Sand-sculpted CIA Memorial” by Brian Volk, D.C.

5/10/19 – 4/1/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Battle of the Chicago River” by David Maldonado, New York

2nd Place – photo titled “The Black and the White” by Chris Salvesen, Maryland

3rd Place – photo titled “Tourist’s Dream Acknowledgement” by Shahid Waheed, Maryland

4th Place – photo titled “A People’s Monument” by Javier Mendieta, Virginia

5/10/19 – 4/16/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Political Rebel I May Be” by Daniel Messina, Virginia

2nd Place – photo titled “Independence Tour” by Jon Harrison, Virginia

3rd Place – photo titled “Personal Perspective” by Andrew Rutledge, Maryland

4th Place – photo titled “Capital” by Tony Volk, D.C.

5/10/19 – 4/30/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Amelia Earhart” by Pat Adams, Maryland

2nd Place – photo titled “Rosedale” by B.C. Miller, Maryland

3rd Place – photo titled “The Evening of FDR” by Brian Volk, D.C.

4th Place – photo titled “Museum of Eertzberg” by David Maldonado, Maryland

5/10/19 – 4/2/19:

1st Place – photo titled “Garth Craft” by Janita Glencross, Virginia

2nd Place – photo titled “The Arboretum is the Beginning of the World” by Jeff Kuba, D.C.

3rd Place – photo titled “The Fire That Changed America” by Mark Messina, Virginia

4th Place – photo titled “Ellis Island” by Tony Volk, D.C.

5/10/19 – 4/9/19:

1st Place – photo titled “The W

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