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Bill Burk
11-10-2012, 09:27 PM
Not my photography, but for $10 at local thrift/estate sale shop I picked up a small file box with about 100 slides in it.

I was about to resist... but these aren't your average slides...

These are almost all award-winners from 1988 to 1994 - the file box is from a member of Rossmoor Camera Club. The box where she put every one of her prize winning slides... I guess the rules don't say when photos have to be taken... Some of the shots go back as far as 1968... She was a world class traveler... Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Castles, Bangkok... So I don't have many out-takes or seconds, this is a box with pure winners. With the awards, ribbons and certificates. She won six "Top Five" awards that name the shot, four of these are in the file.

I guess I will always wonder what "Cow Parsnip" and "Crowd at Inti Raymi" look like, but man what a find...

Bill Burk
11-10-2012, 11:54 PM
Here's an image that struck me... '92 was a good year, she won 2nd place for the year in Advanced Pictorial ...

http://www.beefalobill.com/images/dc_monument92.jpg

Monument Valley - Dorothy Crouch - 1st Place Pictorial 3/92

Richard Sintchak (rich815)
11-11-2012, 12:13 AM
Rossmoor camera club? As in Walnut Creek, California retirement community Rossmoor?

Bill Burk
11-11-2012, 12:27 AM
Yes... Pretty good club...

http://rossmoorcameraclub.photoclubservices.com

Richard Sintchak (rich815)
11-11-2012, 12:32 AM
Just curious. My folks live there.