March 30, 2017

35th Annual High School Shoot-Out Contest Results

Here are the results of the 35th Annual High School Shoot-Out contest sponsored by Third Floor Photographic Society. Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s contest. We greatly appreciate the effort that your schools takes to enter our contest. TFPS is made up of instructors and photography majors at Texas A&M University-Commerce who manage and sponsor this annual fundraiser. 885 single images and 12 Junior/Senior Portfolios were entered this year from 12 high schools with the proceeds going to the Third Floor Photo Society Scholarship. Certificates will be mailed out to all the winners with the First Place Junior/Senior Portfolio and Best in Show winners being eligible for a $1,000 scholarship should he/she decide to attend Texas A&M University-Commerce as a student pursuing a major in photography.  Also any student receiving an award is eligible for a $500 Third Floor Scholarship at A&M – Commerce. Once you receive your certificate please double check spelling, sometimes mistakes happen. If you happen to notice incorrect spelling or have questions please email us at . Thanks to John, David, Ryan and Brittany for all their help in making this contest a success and again many thanks and congratulations to all the winners. To those of you who did not make it into the finals, please keep making photographs!

Best in Show:
William Hall, St Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas



Junior/Senior Portfolio Top Pick
Kevin Choi, St Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas






Junior/Senior Portfolio
First
Kevin Choi
St. Mark's School of Texas
Alternate Perspective
Dallas
Second
Frank Thomas
St. Mark's School of Texas
Essay on Introversion: Portraits of the Self
Dallas
Third
David Pojunas
Austin HS
La Paysage
Austin
Honorable Mention
Harper Sahm
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Black Birds of Dallas
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Madeline Parish
Texas HS
The Little Things Add Up To One Big Thing
Texarkana

First Year B&W
First
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark's School of Texas
Old Man in the Window
Dallas
Second
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Hand of God
Dallas
Third
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Flowering Flower
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ryan McCord
St. Mark's School of Texas
Gas Tanks
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Paul Sullivan
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Night
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Charlie Rubarth
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Carr
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Distracted Girl
Dallas

First Year Color
First
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark's School of Texas
The Bridge to Nowhere
Dallas
Second
Ryan McCord
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Red Square
Dallas
Third
Ryan McCord
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Pink and White
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Kathan Ramnath
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Path
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Payton Mills
Granbury HS
Bleeding Pineapple
Granbury

Honorable Mention
Parth Tankaria
Granbury HS
Bhura
Granbury
Honorable Mention
Ryan McCord
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Blue and Yellow
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ryan McCord
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Mechanic
Dallas


Abstract
First
Kimberly Hoang
Alief Hastings HS
The Jacket
Houston
Second
Ashley Hall
Prosper HS
Water Balloon
Prosper
Third
Adnan Khan
St. Mark's School of Texas
Blended in Heaven
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Riley Sanders
St. Mark's School of Texas
Wasteland
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Blaise White
Weatherford HS
Glass
Weatherford
Honorable Mention
Kevin Feng
St. Mark's School of Texas
Untitled
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Adnan Khan
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Perpetual Motion
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Vivica Huang
Foster HS
Looking In
Richmond




Architecture/Cityscapes
First
Ashleigh Secrest
Allen HS
Minimalism
Allen
Second
Kevin Feng
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Construction
Dallas
Third
Singh Kabeer
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Walls
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Riley Sanders
St. Mark's School of Texas
Empire
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ryan McCord
St. Mark's School of Texas
Flags
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ben Fremin
Austin HS
Shade
Sherwood
Honorable Mention
Kevin Feng
St. Mark's School of Texas
Fence
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Lauren Maynard
Texas HS
Hole in One
Texarkana


Cell / Smartphone
First
Grant Brooks
St. Mark's School of Texas
Tintype Emulation
Dallas
Second
Owen Berger
St. Mark's School of Texas
Girl on the Lake
Dallas
Third
Singh Kabeer
St. Mark's School of Texas
Pablo
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Jake Vaughn
St. Mark's School of Texas
Palm Tree
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ash Thye
Trinity HS
Ticking Away
Euless
Honorable Mention
Renee Wolbert
Prosper HS
No Looking Back
Prosper


Digital Constructed Images
First
Jack French
Weatherford HS
Nightmare
Weatherford
Second
Nick Ullrich
Allen HS
Vanity
Allen
Third
David Pojunas
Austin HS
Piggy No.3
Austin
Honorable Mention
Jermal Sanders
West Brook
Me, Myself, and I, and I, and I
Beaumont
Honorable Mention
David Pojunas
Austin HS
Piggy No.2
Austin
Honorable Mention
Daniel Chavez
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Katara
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Cameron Bolling
Weatherford HS
Fly Away
Weatherford


Documentary/Photojournalism
First
Mateo Diaz
St. Mark's School of Texas
Unity
Dallas
Second
Kayleigh Moreland
Texas HS
Time Out
Texarkana
Third
Lauren Maynard
Texas HS
Color Run
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Mateo Diaz
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Resist
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Lauren Maynard
Texas HS
All Lives Matter
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Singh Kabeer
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Untitled
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Lauren Maynard
Texas HS
Like Mother Like Daughter
Texarkana


Industrial
First
Areli Silva
Granbury HS
Rust
Granbury
Second
Mia Rowe
West Brook HS
Chevy
Beaumont
Third
Mateo Diaz
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Fishing Boat
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Ryan McCord
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Red Bench
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Owen Berger
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Hanging Ladder
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Kevin Feng
St. Mark's School of Texas
Car
Dallas


Landscape/Nature
First
Lee Schlosser
St. Mark's School of Texas
Arizona
Dallas
Second
Parth Tankaria
Granbury HS
Lines & Vines
Granbury
Third
Yulissa Cortina
Trinity HS
Bloom
Euless
Honorable Mention
Alex Clark
Granbury HS
Prince
Granbury
Honorable Mention
William Hall
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Trepidation
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Owen Berger
St. Mark's School of Texas
Light Through Trees
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Harper Sahm
St. Mark's School of Texas
Where Lava Meets Water
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Grant Brooks
St. Mark's School of Texas
Cactus
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Tucker Ribman
St. Mark's School of Texas
The Journey
Dallas
Honorable Mention
William Hall
St. Mark's School of Texas
Adrift
Dallas


Open B&W
First
Kevin Feng
St. Mark's School of Texas
Track
Dallas
Second
Kenna Easley
Allen HS
Sadie
Allen
Third
Owen Berger
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Kid Chasing Seagulls
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Emily Tam
Allen HS
Pencil
Allen
Honorable Mention
Christopher McElhaney
St. Mark’s School of Texas
The Chase
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Citlaly Nieto
Allen HS
Doll
Allen


Open Color
First
Frank Thomas
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Falling Out
Dallas
Second
Madison Perry
Stephen F. Austin HS
Red
Austin
Third
Gracie Gardner
Allen HS
Hudson
Allen
Honorable Mention
Madison Perry
Stephen F. Austin HS
Take My Hand
Austin
Honorable Mention
Max Lumabas
Trinity HS
Prism
Euless
Honorable Mention
Christopher McElhaney
St. Mark's School of Texas
Ascension
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Sydney Staples
Weatherford HS
Egg
Weatherford
Honorable Mention
Maria Krupa
Trinity HS
Pop
Euless


Portraits/ People
First
Ash Thye
Trinity HS
Modern Mummification
Euless
Second
Abby Raffle
Austin HS
The Woods
Austin
Third
William Hall
St. Mark's School of Texas
9-5
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Adnan Khan
St. Mark's School of Texas
Hardships
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Laura Hoelter
Austin HS
Daily Routine
Austin
Honorable Mention
Riley Sanders
St. Mark's School of Texas
Valentine
Dallas
Honorable Mention
Cara James
Allen HS
Arya
Allen
Honorable Mention
William Hall
St. Mark's School of Texas
The Revenant
Dallas


Sports
First
Carolina Couch
Foster HS
Human Pretzel
Richmond
Second
Riley Sanders
St. Mark's School of Texas
Count Down
Dallas
Third
Madeline Parish
Texas HS
Focused
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Max Lumabas
Trinity HS
Blow by Blow
Euless
Honorable Mention
Racheal Sizemore
Texas HS
Frustration
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Racheal Sizemore
Texas HS
Underwater
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Kayleigh Moreland
Texas HS
Got Hops?
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Kayleigh Moreland
Texas HS
Out of the Trap
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Kaylee Knights
Trinity HS
Red Bull Gives You Wings
Euless


Still Life

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First
Kevin Feng
St. Mark's School of Texas
Tension
Dallas
Second
Adriane Guzman
Allen HS
Shoot-Out
Allen
Third
Anya Albuquerque
Allen HS
Dancing Shoes
Allen
Honorable Mention
Lauren Maynard
Texas HS
Triangular Prism
Texarkana
Honorable Mention
Macy Buerhaus
Prosper HS
Three Forks
Prosper
Honorable Mention
Maxwell Wardlow
Allen HS
Black Pineapple
Allen
Honorable Mention
Jacob Broomes
Weatherford HS
Artichoke
Weatherford
Honorable Mention
Tucker Ribman
St. Mark's School of Texas
Toys
Dallas