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WINNERS! 2018 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest

Posted on October 25, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Cruise Chicago Photo Contest finalists and winners! Be sure to check back in summer of 2019 to participate in our Annual Photo Contest.

Meet our Grand Prize Winner, Karl Solano, from Chicago! Karl Solano is a UX Designer with a passion for photography. Philosophy and social psychology are heavy anchors in both his career and his passion. Photography takes more than just snapping a moment in time, reliving frozen fragments with like-minded individuals. "It's all about making that moment or image significant to you, more so than anyone else," he states. "Sure, there's a post-production process, planning shoots and organizing creative concepts...but the goal is to progress each and every single day." Prior to taking his photography from a hobby to a business, Karl spent seven years playing guitar for a rock band, managed a local restaurant and directed/produced video projects. See more of his work here.

Grand Prize Winner: @karlsolano

Honorable Mentions: @goralka102 @chicagomatt @disag

"People's Choice" Facebook Vote: @vansteven

The Peninsula Chicago Prizes: @dennis._.oneil @vansteven @goralka102

Grand Prize Winner, Honorable Mentions and Other Winners