KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
March 27, 2020
By Katrina Katsarelis
This week, we teamed up with Art Museum TX for our first KATY KIDS PET PHOTO CONTEST! We received over 100 submissions and here are the results! We've also included the BEST OF Honorable mentions to showcase some of the adorable shots these Katy kids captured! If you are a 1st place winner, we will mail you a $20 gift card courtesy of Katy Budget Books! The results are divided by the following age categories: 5-9, 10-13, and 14-17.
WINNERS AGES 5-9
1ST PLACE "Archie"
By Ellie, age 8
Judges loved the colors, bowtie, close-up-look eye contact of this precious pet. Great job Ellie! you've got talent! To claim your Katy Budget Books gift card, email email@example.com and give us your address so we can mail your card.
2ND PLACE "Minnie"
By Maya, age 8
Judges Comments: Excellent composition and layout, and we love how you caught his kiss and sweet eyes looking right at camera. Nice shot Maya!
3RD PLACE "Beta Fish"
By Aryahi, age 6
Judges comments: Beautiful colors and unusual subject matter. It feels like we are in the water with him. Good job Aryahi!
WINNERS AGES 10-13
1ST PLACE "Kya"
By Cruz, age 11
Judges comments: WOW THOSE EYES! Cruz, you captured this dog's beauty in every sense of the word. We love how you went close up! To claim your Katy Budget Books gift card, email firstname.lastname@example.org and give us your address so we can mail your card.
2ND PLACE "Daisy"
By Julius, age 12
Judges comments: This layout is exquisite and shows the dog in his happy home environment. The monochromatic-style color is very unusual and special. Great job!
3RD PLACE "Sophia"
By Giselle, age 10
Judges comments: Sophia is literally smiling and you captured her in a happy moment. You have great potential Giselle!
WINNERS AGES 14-17
1ST PLACE "Thor"
By Ethan, age 14
Judges comments: Thor's strong, proud and protective stance reflects the essence of every dog. Great work Ethan! You have a lot of potential as a photographer. To claim your Katy Budget Books gift card, email email@example.com and give us your address so we can mail your card.
2ND PLACE "Shadow"
By Nick, age 17
Judges comments: Excellent shot of Shadow deep in thought. You can see every whisker! Nice close-up shot.
3RD PLACE "Evie"
By Alexandra, age 14
Judges comments: We love how Evie is looking right at you with such love and affection.
We want to give a shout-out to some of our contest's Honorable Mentions!
These were also in the running for possible winners!
Special thanks to all the KATY KID photographers for entering our PET PHOTO CONTEST! We would also like to thank our partners in this contest, Art Museum TX and Katy Budget Books.