"Capture Lisle Parks & Recreation" Photo Contest

Show off Lisle by entering our 2018 photo contest!

Be inspired! As you enjoy Lisle Park District parks, facilities, and recreation programs and events, capture these moments on your camera! The rules are simple – photos must be taken at a Lisle Park District park or facility or during a park district program or special event. Whether you are an amateur photographer or life-long photographer, we would love to see your photos. Photos will be accepted until October 1, 2018. Winning entries (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and Honorable Mention) will be featured in the Lisle Park District 2019 Seasonal Brochure and each winner will receive a winner certificate and prize. All ages welcome!

All photos submitted become the property of the Lisle Park District. By entering this contest you also certify to the Lisle Park District that you are the sole copyright holder of the images.



Submission Guidelines:

  • Photos must be taken at a Lisle Park District park, facility, program or special event
  • Categories include, but are not limited to: Recreation / People at Play; Sports & Events; Nature; Wildlife; Fine Art; Architecture
  • Photographs will be judged on the basis of exposure, clarity/focus, and subject matter
  • There is no limit on the number of entries you can submit
  • Photos may be color or black & white
  • Photos MUST BE high resolution (no less than 300dpi) in JPEG or PNG format
  • Only digital photographs will be accepted
  • Entries MUST BE e submitted by October 1, 2018
  • Photos MUST BE accompanied by a title, location of photo, photographer’s name, age, and email
  • Email submissions to Samantha Sleezer at ssleezer@lisleparkdistrict.org




Questions? Contact Samantha Sleezer at ssleezer@lisleparkdistrict.org or 630-353-4314.

 

Contest Winners

The Lisle Park District would like to congratulate our photography contest winners and thank everyone that participated. We look forward to seeing more of your beautiful photos!



2017 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Janie Gibbs
"Patience of Nature" - Lisle Community Park
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2nd Place Winner: Owen McConville
"Pollination" - Lisle Community Park
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3rd Place Winner: Madison Barma
"Flying High" - Schiesher School
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4th Place Honorable Mention: Susan Lonergan
"Summer of 1988"
Sea Lion Aquatic Park
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2016 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Scott Carlson
"Morning Mist" - Lisle Community Park
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2nd Place Winner: Mary Harmon
"Bird on Thistle" - Lisle Community Park
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3rd Place Winner: Albert Yu
"Illumination" - Lisle Community Park
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Honorable Mention: Tracy Roehn
"When your teammate looses a cleat, take the ball to the goal"
Lisle Community Park
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2015 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Katelyn Fonner, Age 16
"Spending quality time with friends" - Lisle Community Park
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2nd Place Winner: Sue Quigley, Age 59
"Sunlight through morning shower" - Timber Park
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3rd Place Winner: Ruth Rehayem, Age 53
"Stopping at the bridge to gaze down the creek" - Lisle Community Park
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Honorable Mention: Alejandra Camarillo, Age 31
"Family Walk" - Lisle Community Park
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2014 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Eileen Kosar
"Sunset in Community Park" - Lisle Community Park
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2nd Place Winner: Janae Kinn
"The Life of a Dog" - Lisle Community Park
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3rd Place Winner: Luann Kohlmeyer
"Fishing in Community Park" - Lisle Communtiy Park
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Honorable Mention: Mary Harmon
"Butterfly Wings" - Lisle Community Park
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2013 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Alma Dzib Goodin, PhD
"Walking with my little assistant - New Albany Park"
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2nd Place Winner: Richard Schnell
"Lisle Station Museum"
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3rd Place Winner: Colin McBride
"Bridge - Community Park"
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Honorable Mention: Eileen Kosar
"Bee-utiful - Abbeywood Park"
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2012 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Harkirat Gill
"An Evening at Lisle Park - Getting Ready for Spring"
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2nd Place Winner: Amit Gupta
"Lisle Eyes to the Skys Festival, July 4th Firework Show"
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3rd Place Winner: Scott Butler
"Community Park Soccer Game"
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2011 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Kevin Mayer
"Community Park"
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2nd Place Winner: Stork Hsu
"It's a Beautiful Spring Day"
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3rd Place Winner: Patrycja Drozd
"All Bundled Up"
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2010 Contest Winners:



1st Place Winner: Scott Butler
"Snow Tubing - Kingston Park"
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2nd Place Winner: Tracy Roehn
"Wet Fall Day - Schiesher Park"
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3rd Place Winner: Mary Harmon
"Spring Blossoms - Community Park"
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