Palo Alto Weekly Photo Contest Judges

  • Leo Holub, one of Ansel Adams' first workshop students. He founded the photography department at Stanford University and remains a senior lecturer, emeritus, in the art department.
  • Judy Dater, a well-known local photographer, artist and teacher. Her work has been displayed at galleries and museums worldwide.
  • George Fry, a professional photographer for more than 25 years. He travels extensively, has free-lanced for many national magazines and has done contract work for clients that include Nike, NFL Properties and Reebok.
  • Joe Melena, the Weekly's chief photographer. Before joining the Weekly, Melena was a staff photographer for many years with the Peninsula Times Tribune.


Hangin' with the best

The results are in. See who Palo Alto Weekly readers have selected what they feel are the top spots and service providers in the Palo Alto area across 83 categories.

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