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Robert Bellomy Selected As One Of Dallas Arts District Contest Winners

September 12th, 2018

Robert Bellomy Selected As One Of Dallas Arts District Contest Winners

The photos have been taken, the judges have judged, and now the winners are in. "Through the Lens: Dallas Arts District," a photography fundraiser organized by the Hall Group and the Dallas Arts District, gives the thumbs up to 91 photographs from 56 photographers, all of which will make their way into posterity, or at the very least, a nifty hard-bound coffee table book.

A jury of seven people selected 91 photographs out of 1,050 that were submitted. The selected photographs, taken by 56 photographers of all skill levels, will be included in a hardbound coffee table book that will be sold throughout the Dallas Arts District. All gross proceeds go to the Dallas Arts District Foundation, which provides grants to emerging arts organizations to program in the Dallas Arts District.

Select photographs will also be considered for display in guest rooms and other locations throughout the Hall Arts Hotel, currently under construction.

The 56 selected photographers...

Arlington Residents Shot Of Texas Star Voted Best In Week One Of State Fair Photo Contest

February 25th, 2015

Arlington Residents Shot Of Texas Star Voted Best In Week One Of State Fair Photo Contest

By ROSE BACA Follow @neighborsgo rbaca@neighborsgo.com

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Published: 02 October 2014 03:59 PM
Updated: 09 October 2014 06:50 PM

About 150 images were submitted the first week of the official State Fair of Texas photo contest, but it was Robert Bellomy’s photo of the Texas Star Ferris wheel that caught the eyes of our judges, making Robert’s photo our Week 1 winner.

Our Week 1 celebrity judge Deborah Ferguson, who co-anchors NBC 5 Today on KXAS-TV, said Robert’s image had a “wow reaction” that just screamed “Deep in the Heart of Texans,” this year’s state fair theme.

“That one gets my blue ribbon,” Ferguson said.

Bellomy, a resident of Arlington, said he wanted to experiment with long exposures to capture light trails, and thought the Texas Star would be the best subject.

“Once I found a great vantage point, I set up my camera and tripod,” said Bellomy. “I was pleased with the way this photo turned...