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Capture the Heart of Highland Park Photography Contest

April 4, 2024 -- Congratulations to the winners of the Capture the Heart of Highland Park photography contest! The Cultural Arts Advisory Group reviewed more than one hundred submissions across three categories in selecting the winners and honorable mentions. The Community Favorite was selected by a popular vote open to all community members earlier this year. Photographers will be recognized at the Highland Park Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 11, 6:30 PM at Highland Park High School.

Many thanks to all the photographers who shared their work with us this year!

Winning Photographs

Arts & ArchitectureView, by JB Rose


Daily Life: Lifeguard at Rosewood Beach by Bruce Black
Lifeguard at Rosewood Beach

Environmental: Fort's Poetry by Laurel Feldman
Fort's Poetry - Copy

Community Favorite: Bring Them Home: A Hanukkah Gathering of Light and Hope by Jorie Sigesmund
Bring Them Home (A Hanukkah Gathering of Light and Hope)

Honorable Mentions

The Cultural Arts Advisory Group also selected honorable mentions in the three major categories. 

Art & Architecture: A Door Not Opened  by David Kopka
A Door Not Opened - Copy

Daily Life: A Giant First Down by Jeff Kolthammer
A Giant First Down

EnvironmentalSun Rise Park Ave. Vibes by JB Rose
Sun Rise Park Ave Vibes