2021 Southfield Photo Prize winner announced
The city of Southfield announced the winner of the 2021 Southfield Photo Prize at an awards reception on Thursday, September 9 in Council Chambers.
The city of Southfield sponsored the 5th annual Southfield Photo Prize competition and outdoor exhibition this summer to showcase the natural and architectural beauty throughout the city. Over 230 submissions were received and initially reviewed by the Total Living Commission which selected the top 25 photos that were eligible for public voting from June 18 – September 3. The Photo Prize finalists were enlarged and placed on public display at city hall and the parks & recreation building with online voting at www.cityofsouthfield.com.
The results were determined by the most overall online votes each finalist received. First place was awarded to Malkiyah Yisrael with over 650 votes for his photo of his grandson looking at a deer out the window. Second place was awarded to Moon Ho Kim for his photo of a sunset at Lawrence Technological University and Michael Beneson was awarded third place for his photo taken at Red Pole Park. The winning photographs and finalists will be featured in the City’s 2022 calendar and other city marketing materials. The 2021 Southfield Photo Prize 1st place winner received a gift certificate and bag of Southfield swag and all finalists received their enlarged photos to keep.
Entries for the 2022 Southfield Photo Prize may be e-mailed as an attachment to PhotoContest@cityofsouthfield.com by Friday, May 20, 2022. For more information and full contest details, contact Community Relations at (248) 796-5130 or visit www.cityofsouthfield.com.