S'MORES & FIREFLIES curated by Laurie Freitag.

L.A. Photo Curator’s creator and director, Laurie Freitag, took on the curator’s hat this time for the theme of ’S'mores & Fireflies', addressing summertime food, friends/family and fun. The focus: food as the subject or backdrop and the role it plays in your summer activities. Messy, classic, bridal, drippy, crunchy, wet. Show the full summertime menu that makes it fun and memorable. PG please.

"Thanks to all that entered our competition and because part of our mission is to help charities, know that though you may not have placed, you HAVE helped two charities. Both close to my heart helping children.

1- Rising Star Music Fund  www.risingstarmusicfund.org     
2- The Assistance League of Santa Monica www.assistanceleague.org/santa-monica  

A percentage of your artist fees will go to curator Laurie Freitag's charity, Rising Star Music Fund, (a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the joy of music to special needs kids as well as kids in underserved communities. Their choir program is for children diagnosed with autism. The choirs are based out of California State University Music Therapy Clinic, Northridge, California and Belmont University Music Therapy Program based in Nashville, Tennessee. The choir is offered to the families at no charge) and to first place winner Mara Zaslove's charity, The Assistance League of Santa Monica. Since 1937, they have been helping children and families in need in the Santa Monica Bay Area including working with the Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District and local Los Angeles Unified School District to identify those in need in the following areas assisting kids. Backpacks with school supplies, camp scholarships, college and trade school scholarships,emergency school clothing, puppet Shows on bullying and divorce,teddy bears for trauma victims and vision and dental care."
- Laurie Freitag/Director: L.A. Photo Curator

Click on links to see results of competition