2023 Southfield Photo Prize winner announced

September 22, 2023

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The city of Southfield announced the winner of the 2023 Southfield Photo Prize competition at an awards reception on Thursday, September 21 in Council Chambers. 

The city of Southfield sponsored the 7th annual Southfield Photo Prize competition and outdoor exhibition this summer to showcase the natural and architectural beauty throughout the city. Over 200 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 12 – September 1. The Photo Prize finalists were enlarged and placed on public display at 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 Darren Hood with over 1,200 votes for his photo of the SFLD letters sign shot from the Municipal Campus. Second place was awarded to Anthony Dennard for his photo of the Southfield skyline shot from across the lodge M-10 freeway.  Third place was awarded to Darren Hood for his photo taken of the Southfield Public Library. The winning photographs and finalists will be featured in the City’s 2024 calendar and other city marketing materials. The 2023 Southfield Photo Prize 1st place winner received a bag of Southfield swag and all finalists received their enlarged photos to keep.  

Entries for the 2024 Southfield Photo Prize are currently being accepted and may be e-mailed as an attachment to PhotoContest@cityofsouthfield.com by Friday, May 31, 2024. For more information and full contest details, visit www.cityofsouthfield.com or contact Community Relations at (248) 796-5130