WEST CHESTER >> The photograph contest winners acknowledged Tuesday by the Chester County commissioners had been given the choice of submitting any variety of scenes from the county – farm stands, most important or aspect streets, historic buildings, or coated bridges amongst them.
However in the long run, maybe fittingly, landscapes gained out.
In any case, the photograph contest was launched final October as a part of the county’s now-ongoing improvement of its revised complete land use plan, Landscapes3. The competition’s function was to interact residents within the county Planning Fee’s efforts to assist municipalities discover ways to handle progress by defending open area and revitalizing the county’s cities and communities.
Profitable pictures included a scenic view of rolling hills within the western finish of the county, a publish and rail fence alongside a wooded path, and the dashing waters of a transparent stream. Planning Fee Chairman Matt Hammond stated the framed copies of the three winners can be hung in a public place for others to see, after which used within the Landscapes3 paperwork and shows.
The competition was open to anybody within the county, and 375 entries have been acquired, depicting open area, farmland, farm stands, fundamental streets and aspect streets, group parks, streams and lakes, historic buildings, group occasions, strolling trails and bridges.
The winners are Lee Schlingmann of East Fallowfield, who submitted a photograph entitled “Lovely Doe Run Valley;” Kathryn Mims of Pocopson, who submitted “Fall in Chester County;” and Carol Slocum of Glenmoore, who submitted “Effervescent Pleasure.” All three winners obtain a choice of prizes donated by Dansko, Longwood Gardens and the Brandywine River Museum.
“This photograph contest was meant to get the general public’s perspective on what locations are valued in Chester County and the pictures submitted have been numerous however basic examples of the standard of place that Chester County gives,” stated commissioners’ Chairwoman Michelle Kichline.
“The standard of the pictures that have been submitted was astounding and it was very troublesome to slender the choice right down to a last three,” added Commissioner Kathi Cozzone.
Along with the profitable pictures, most of the pictures submitted will probably be used on the Landscapes3 web site and inside the Landscapes3 printed complete plan.
“The tons of of pictures that we acquired as competitors entries affirm our perception that…