Palo Alto Weekly Photo Contest Judges
Joel Leivick has taught photography and photography history at Stanford since 1981. He's also the curator of photography at the university's Cantor Art Center. His upcoming book, "Carrara: The Marble Quarries of Tuscany," documents the Italian quarries through 44 photos. It is being published by Stanford University Press
Margo Davis is a longtime photography teacher whose work is in several major collections. She teaches documentary and portrait photography for the extension programs at the University of California, Berkeley, and Santa Cruz.
Amy Saret is founder of The Photographer's Gallery at 536 Ramona St. in Palo Alto. Her gallery features new exhibits every eight weeks highlighting contemporary artists. She is a longtime member of the Association of International Art Dealers.
Joe Melena is the Weekly's chief photographer. Before joining the Weekly, Melena was a staff photographer for many years with the Peninsula Times Tribune.
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