Ken Haley places first in PCQC’s June contest

First Place: Ken Haley - Mirror Self-Portrait

Robert Thoresen Ken took his first place photograph using a mirror at a mall clothing store. Two years ago during a Christmas visit to Salt Lake City, Ken took his wife, daughter and granddaughter to compare competitive stores to the one that employed his granddaughter at a local mall. This particular store had covered its…

Photography Club Treks Ruby

Pete Murphy: Photographers take in some shade.

Robert Thoresen Hearty club members made the trip to the ghost town of Ruby on a beautiful Friday morning and explored the grounds until mid-afternoon. The drive was pretty rough in some areas, with nine miles of dirt road from Arivaca and a dirtier, longer and rougher segment from Ruby towards Rio Rico, which purports…

PCQC: Helen Phillips takes first place

First place: Helen Phillips, Two Wheel Cart

Robert Thoresen Helen Phillips’ winning first place photograph Two Wheel Cart was taken in Tubac three years ago. The afternoon sun cast interesting shadows and the wagon draws one’s eyes down to the pot of plants. Helen usually likes pictures popping with color but this one is sedate and natural. No after effects were done except…