13th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Photo Contest
"Not to be Forgotten"
About Steven Shpall
his wife, Kay, hadn't convinced him to buy a digital camera a
few years ago, Shpall's experience as a photographer may have
been limited to a brief foray into the field of high school yearbook
Where he used to derive enjoyment from looking at images, Shpall now creates
Photographs are artifacts of a sort and, in "Not to be Forgotten," Shpall
has turned his eye toward artifacts of a more obvious nature.
The image was captured at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. It is of
an exhibit featuring objects left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- in this
case, mostly dog tags.
"It has a lot of meaning to a lot of people who are visiting the wall," Shpall said.
Short story writers wanted!
The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.