Englishman River photo wins Pearl Ellis Gallery’s Lens Award

This is photographer Martin Kaspers's second straight year of winning the award

PHOTOGRAPHER MARTIN KASPERS earned a Pearl Ellis Gallery Lens Award with this shot of the Englishman River.

PHOTOGRAPHER MARTIN KASPERS earned a Pearl Ellis Gallery Lens Award with this shot of the Englishman River.

The winner of the Pearl Ellis Gallery’s Lens Award for the summer of 2012 is Englishman River, a photograph by Martin Kaspers.

This is Martin’s second straight year of winning the award.

Englishman River will be on display until this Sunday at 4 p.m. at the gallery along with all the other members’ photography.

The four runners-up are Fungus Frills by Darrell Joan Tomkin, Tree Hugger by Steve Williamson, Fall, Bridges Road by John Simmons and Goose Spit North by Stephanie Good.

In addition to the winners of the Lens Award Show, visitors will be able to visit with the painters working on the Artists’ Patio in the front of the gallery. This Saturday and Sunday, Dianne Devereux will work from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Judith Jancowski from 1 to 4.

For a complete schedule, check out the Gallery’s website at  www.pearlellisgallery.com.

The gallery is air conditioned and a great place to spend the afternoon. The Pearl Ellis Gallery is located at 1729 Comox Ave. in Comox.

Admission is free, and the gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 to 4, Sunday from 1 to 4, and closed Monday.  Virtual tours of what is in the gallery can be found on the website and Facebook.

— Pearl Ellis Gallery

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