Roy receives recognition at international photo competition

BERLIN — Sarah Roy of Berlin, has received two blue ribbons on an international level for her photographs of the area. The first competition was held though the New Hampshire Professional Photographers Association and the second international competition was held through the Professional Photographers of America.

The first image she submitted, titled “Fading Mill Town,” is of the boom piers across from Brown School in Berlin. It received a blue ribbon at the state and international level.

The second image titled, “Meaningful Memories,” is of a relative's dock located on Umbagog Lake in Maine. This image received a blue ribbon at the state and international level, was named Best in Category for states and received a second award for the category theme Simplicity.

To receive the international awards, Roy’s photos had to meet certain criteria. Judges looked at areas like impact, technical excellence, creativity, style and composition.

Roy is a member of the New Hampshire’s Professional Photographers Association, Professional Photographers of America, and is in the process of becoming a certified professional photographer.

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Roy Pic 2"Meaningful Memories." (SARAH ROY PHOTO)

Roy Pic 1"Fading Mill Town." (SARAH ROY PHOTO)