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.
One more week to vote!
Don't forget to cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.