McDonald wins photo award
John McDonald of Picayune won first place for his photograph Bayou Moods: Peace and Tumult in the inaugural Mississippi Photography Competition 2005. The winning entry shows Wolf River in Harrison County where the peaceful images on a tidal pond's surface belie a growing thunderstorm.
Outstanding Achievement Awards were also presented to Becky Glover of Meridian, Carson Hughes of Jackson, Conrad Johnson of Long Beach, Mike Higginbotham of Hattiesburg, Mary Anderson of Waveland, Mikel Morris of Poplarville, Charlie Harrison of Lauderdale, Teresa Morris of Drew, Luther Smith of Meridian, John Rhodes of Biloxi, Benjamin Marble of Gulfport, James Pankey of Gulfport, and Robert Mitchell of Biloxi.
The competition was organized by Wolf Valley LLP, a Web design company. Entries can be found here.