Winners of the 2014 Digital Photography Contest were invited to talk to the public about their work at Solano County Library’s 100 year anniversary celebration. We had a chance to interview these talented photographers at the event.
Natural Symmetry by Alicia Cauthen
What inspired you to take this photo?
I was in Florida, and the water was perfectly still. I took hundreds of pictures of the reflection on the water.
Why do you enjoy photography?
I feel like I can express myself more through photography than painting or any other medium. I like being able to show others what I see, and how things look through my eyes. I have been taking photo classes for four years. When I go to college I plan on minoring in photography.
What does the library mean to you?
Libraries are a place where I can be by myself and read any books. I enjoy the solitude while still feeling like a part of the community.
Would you enter this contest again?
Yes. Would you encourage your friends to enter? Yes.
What would you say to them?
This is a great opportunity to get your work out in the community. The categories were so fun I felt like I could do anything I wanted and have a chance. I wasn’t limited to doing a certain thing.
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