Volume 8, Issue 4, July-August  2004

Shutterbugs
Winning Entries in 2004 IWFA Photo Contest

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) announced the winners of its 2004 Photo Contest at the International Window Film Expo in March. The following three photographers were selected to win the monetary prizes of $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.

Information regarding entry, deadlines and format requirements will be posted on the IWFA website as the information becomes available.

First Place

“View to the Sky 
Thru Sunscape Select”
Mike Pisano
Redline Professional Tinting, Inc.
Mastic Beach, N.Y.

“This building is West Elm, in Brooklyn, a company that designs and manufacturers furniture. Though we have no connection to the building, I took the photo in June 2003 because of the shear size of the building. It’s almost 3,000sq ft.
I was surprised that my photo was chosen to win over the Lumisty photo.” —Mike Pisano

Second Place

“Anchored Film System 
Keeps Business Rolling”
Steve Sabac
Suncoast Glass Protection, Inc.
Boynton Beach, Fla.

“This is the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Fla. Sun Coast Glass Protection, Inc. installed our patented, FM approved WindowLock glass protection system on all of the large glass windows that virtually make up the outer walls of this Performing Arts Center to provide glass breakage protection from the usual threats: hurricanes, blast, vandals, etc. In January of this year, vandals shot at the Kravis Center, breaking two of the windows. This photo illustrates how well the WindowLock system performed by not only retaining the broken glass to prevent damage and injury, but keeping the broken glass in place to keep the Building’s envelope sealed until the glass could be replaced.
I took the picture because it exemplifies exactly what our WindowLock product is designed to do - keep broken glass together, in place securing a structure.”

Third Place

“ComputerCuts 
Endless Possibilities”
Kym Singer
Bekaert Specialty Films, LLC
San Diego, Calif.

“I submitted a bunch of photographs on behalf of most of our locations around the world, some from employees taken at various regional events/installation sites and others submitted by dealers.
The picture that won third place, ComputerCut Endless Possibilities, was taken at the November 2003 SEMA show. It featured a one-of-a-kind diamond plate/flaming window design made possible with Solar Gard film and ComputerCut pattern cutting system. 
Joe Conduff of the House of Tints was the visionary and installing dealer. He had several really cool installations featured around the tradeshow grounds, including our booth. This installation, located at the front entrance, received a lot of attention.” 
—Kym Singer.


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