Interview with Alicia Cauthen, winning photographer

By The Say-er of It

Winners of the 2014 Digital Photography Contest were invited to talk to the public about their work at Solano County Library’s 100 year anniversary celebration. We had a chance to interview these talented photographers at the event.

Natural Symmetry  by Alicia Cauthen

What inspired you to take this photo? 
I was in Florida, and the water was perfectly still. I took hundreds of pictures of the reflection on the water.

Why do you enjoy photography? 
I feel like I can express myself more through photography than painting or any other medium. I like being able to show others what I see, and how things look through my eyes. I have been taking photo classes for four years. When I go to college I plan on minoring in photography.

What does the library mean to you? 

Libraries are a place where I can be by myself and read any books. I enjoy the solitude while still feeling like a part of the community.

Would you enter this contest again?

Yes. Would you encourage your friends to enter? Yes. 

What would you say to them? 

This is a great opportunity to get your work out in the community. The categories were so fun I felt like I could do anything I wanted and have a chance. I wasn’t limited to doing a certain thing.



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