2013 Scottish Rite Photo Contest
Fourth Annual Contest
The Supreme Council, 33°, SJ, is having its fourth annual photo contest. We are looking for photos that feature Masonic people and activities from your hometown. New this year, entries will be posted to Facebook, where thousands of fans will be asked to ‘like’ the photos that they enjoy most to choose our people’s choice award.
The 2013 Contest is looking for your images!
Categories this year are:
Costumes and Regalia – Shots taken of members in Masonic attire and unique Masonic regalia
Events and Fellowship – Shots taken at your favorite Masonic events
Charity – Masonic good deeds and Masons serving their communities
Dramatic – Your “artsy” Masonic photos
Architecture – Shots taken of Masonic places
Anything Goes – Shots of anything with a Masonic subject or theme
Winning photos will be featured on the scottishrite.org website and in the Scottish Rite Journal magazine. Prizes will be awarded in each category.
Check out the rules and instructions, click here.
Send your photos to Heather K. Calloway at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the winners for the 2012 Scottish Rite Photo Contest
Details Category - Shots taken of Masonic objects or subjects, as long as it is a tight composition of a detail.
1st Place, Daniel T. Lang, “Knock Three Times,” Duluth Valley, MN
2nd Place – Gregory J. Goodrich, “Crowned,” Seattle Valley
3rd Place, Effren Chavez, “Jewels,” Pasadena Valley
4th Place, Christopher Bilodeau, “Light of Honor,” MM at Mumford River Lodge, Douglas, MA
Honorable Mention, Javier Jerez Lopez, “The Bible,” Puerto Rico Valley
Digital Category - Shots that are created or drastically altered in software like Adobe Photoshop; Images greatly manipulated with “buZZ,” “Flood,” or other filters; photos with artistic borders; use of other new photo altering technology. Photo must be of a Masonic subject.
1st Place, Fred B. Frye, “Santa Fe Scottish Rite Fly Loft,” Valley of Santa Fe, The Photo was created using the “poster edges” filter on the original.
2nd Place, Carey Harnash, “The Cup of Brotherly Love Aided by Three Burning Tapers,” Valley of Asheville
3rd Place, Francisco X. Garcia, "The Three Great Lights", Valley of San Antonio. Photo taken with iPhone and Pixlromatic app.
Honorable Mention, Francisco X. Garcia, “Brother Rogers Kelly’s Jewel and Apron in Exhibition, Grand Master, 1943,” Valley of San Antonio. Taken with an iPhone.
Traditional - Shots of your Masonic happenings that don’t fit the other categories, but you think they should be considered.
1st Place, Larry Horn, “Clyde Wood, Venerable Master of the Lodge of Perfection,” Valley of Galveston. Photo captured with a circa 1900 Rochester 8x10 view camera.
2nd Place, Dave R. Summers, 33rd, “Giving the Charge of the Obligation,” Valley of Dallas
3rd Place, W. Christopher Forster, “In Awe,” Frontier Lodge No. 48, Stillwater, OK
4th Place, Carson Duper, “The Lodge at Rest, Burlingame Scottish Rite, California.”
Honorable Mention, Jeffrey K. Haven, 33, Valley of Dallas, “The A Team”
Outdoor Category - Shots taken outside including a Masonic subject – anything from buildings to architecture and events and activities held outdoors.
1st Place, Sabrina Cooper, “Historic Cherokee Lodge in Rome, Georgia,” Cave Spring, Georgia
2nd Place, Antonio Bugatti, Long Beach Valley
3rd Place, Javier Jerez Lopez, “Nosce Te Ipsvm” Puerto Rico Valley
Honorable Mention, Robert N. Carhart, Jr. 32nd, “Mysterious and Moody, The Scottish Rite Temple in Baltimore on a Foggy February Evening,” Valley of Baltimore
Honorable Mention, Daniel T. Lang, “Freemasonry Builds its Temples in the Hearts of Men and Among the Nations,” Duluth Valley
Honorable Mention, Richard Williamson, 32, KCCH, “John Eckenroth, 33rd, taking his team’s turn at the Bocce Tournament Fundraiser for Augusta Georgia RiteCare Clinic,” Valley of Augusta
Spontaneous Category- Shots that are fun, unrehearsed, and un-posed at your Masonic events.
1st Place, Effren Chavez, “Raising A Brother,” Valley of Pasadena
2nd Place, John Moreno, 33rd, “Attitude of Prayer,” Valley of Denver
3rd Place, Dave Summers, “Breaking a Leg for the Degree,” Valley of Dallas
Honorable Mention, Richard Williamson, “Most Worshipful GM Jerry D. Moss, 32, KCCH, speaking at Martinez Lodge No. 710.” Valley of Augusta.
Photos will be featured on the scottishrite.org website in various capacities and in the Scottish Rite Journal magazine. Prizes will be awarded in each category.