The Bird is ours! Club Wins Annual Competition: 2022

The Fort Worth Camera Club made history Nov. 3 by defeating the Dallas Camera Club in the annual Bird Competition by the largest margin since the competition began in 1964! The score was 313 to 253. Above, Eyes on the Prize, first place digital by Shawn Gibson. View Fort Worth winners in the Gallery below.

                     Prints             Digital

FWCC           154               159

DCC              138               115

Total             313               253

The judges also determined the individual winners in both categories:

Digital                                                           Prints                                                

1st       Shawn Gibson, FWCC              Clinton Kemp, DCC            

2nd      Stephen Stookey, FWCC         Tom Savage, FWCC

3rd       Randy Whiddon, FWCC           Jeff Heyer, FWCC

HM     Jack Young, FWCC                    Mike Hill, DCC

Congratulations to all our entrants for their outstanding images and special thanks to Ken Spencer and Shawn Gibson for all their hard work in planning and running the competition. As I said in jest at the conclusion of the meeting, Fort Worth gives the bird to Dallas every day except for the day of the Bird Competition!  – Ken Sparks

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What’s the Bird?

The Bird is the annual Emily Guthrie Smith photography competition. Learn more about the competition history.