2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Biography: Gene's interest in photography began when he was 3 years old. He was on a driving trip through the mountains of Colorado with his parents, and Gene threw their camera out the window of the moving car. Gene wasn't allowed to touch a camera again for years.
Gene was glad when digital photography advanced to the point where he no longer had to spend long hours in the darkroom spilling chemicals on his clothing. His main concern now is that he has a tendency to trip over power cords in the digital darkroom.
Gene and his wife live in the rugged Central Texas Hill Country with their two...