Laguna Beach, CA - On July 13, 2017 City Manager John Pietig announced the winners of the City of Laguna Beach’s “My Laguna” 2017 Photo Contest. The Grand Prize Winner is Allie Evans for her photo “Jumping for Joy.” Other winners are: In the Active Laguna category, Winner: Patrick McMahon; Honorable Mention: Garrett Smyers. In the Community Life category, Winner: Laurie Hefty; Honorable Mention: Walter Hill. In the Environmental Category, Winner: Dave Munday; 2nd Place: Marshall Aren; Honorable Mention: Sean Cox.
Winning photographs will be presented at an upcoming City Council meeting and are now on display on the City’s website: www.lagunabeachcity.net/photocontest.
The contest ran through June 7, 2017. The juror, Festival of Arts Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Sharbie Higuchi, reviewed 92 submissions from 37 photographers who live, work, or exhibit in Laguna Beach.