Visitor Guide

2023 Georgia’s Rome Photo Exhibition – Photographers

Photos Selected for Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: July 15 to August 19, 2023
Exhibition Location: Rome Area History Center, 1st Floor

Meet Our Photographers

thumbnail spaceTeresa Allen

Photo: Berry College

Jason Blalock

Photos: Rome Sign at Night (FIRST PLACE: PLACES/EVENTS), Ginko Tree Sunset

Price: Each photo $100

Contact to purchase: 706-506-2250

Marc Borchardt

Photo: Darlington Football Stadium (FIRST PLACE: DRONE)

Price: $40

Contact to purchase: 706-506-8953

Heather Brunson

Photo: Always Look Up
Price: $100
Contact to purchase: 706-233-3301

thumbnail spaceNathan Cheek

Photo: Sunrise on the Airport
Price: $25
Contact to purchase: 678-300-4338

Ivans headshotIvan Felipe 

Photo: Moody Nights in Rome (FIRST PLACE: PLACES/EVENTS)
Price: Contact photographer for price
Contact to purchase: 706-346-9870

Elisa Giannelli

Photos: DeSoto Theatre
Price: $100
Contact to purchase: 706-290-3800

Holly Hodge

Photos: Spikes to Spires- View Across Downtown
Price: $100
Contact to purchase: 770-356-7708

Shaylan Johnson

Photos: Forever in Fall (PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER) 
Price: contact photographer
Contact to purchase: 470-529-5847


Heidi Lambert-Payton

Photo: Looking over the River to Rome

Price: $25

Contact to Purchase: 706-936-3430

Amber Maxwell

Photo: Autumn at the House of Dreams

Price: $75

Contact to purchase: 706-346-2429

Madison Morris

Photo: Sunset Retreat

Price: $200

Contact to purchase: 407-920-5847

thumbnail spaceCayden Pope

Photo: November Sunset

Price: $75

Contact to purchase: 706-295-5576

thumbnail spaceTony Pope

Photo: View of Myrtle Hill From Clocktower

Mallory Rampley

Photos: Southern Sunset, Frost Chapel

Price: Each photo $75

Contact to purchase: 256-706-0853

Amy Richter

Photos: Ford Building

Price: $75

Contact to purchase: 770-546-2143

Jennifer Smith

Photo: Sunrise on the Farm

Price: contact photographer

Contact to purchase: 706-766-4520

thumbnail spaceMisty Van Staaveren

Photo: Sunset over the Bridge

Price: $75

Contact to purchase: 559-797-2027

Meet Our Judges

Three master photographers  from the Rome Georgia Photography Club will jury the show and select winners in each category. The judges have a broad and well rounded knowledge of photography. The judges are Frank Cardamone Jr., Lorrie Smith, and Anne Say.

Frank CardamoneFrank Cardamone Jr.
Frank is a single father of two children, a lifestyle photographer, and the owner of Cardamone Photography. He is known by the handle “Frank TheTank” on social media. He is the current President of the Rome Georgia Photography Club, an award-winning photographer, and his work can be seen in numerous publications around the world.  His photography spans multiple genres including weddings and engagements, portraits, special events, sports, landscapes, and exotic destinations.


Lorrie Smith
Lorrie is the owner of L. Smith Photography, former President of the Rome Georgia Photography Club and current member of the club for the past 10 years. As one of the Master photographers in the club, Lorrie specializes in portrait, studio, macro and nature photography. In addition to this, Lorrie is a mother of 3, grandmother to 6.


Anne Say
Anne is half introvert/half extrovert. It can be exhausting, but coffee helps. Her reputation as a visual storyteller helps people show up and look their best in their photos. As a Brand Photographer, Anne supports businesses with their visual branding so they stand out in their market and connect with more of their ideal customers. Anne is married to an Englishman. They love to adventure and explore, especially in their RV tiny home. It helps with work/life balance. She’s down to earth, simple and straightforward. Just like photos should be. With that style, she brings an authentic professionalism to her clients’ pictures.

Exhibition Dates: July 15- Aug 19

Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, July 15 at 11 AM
Exhibition Location: Rome Area History Center