Guest Judges

Kevin O’Connell

Kevin O’Connell was born and raised in east Central Florida areas of Merritt Island and Cocoa Beach. He has a wife of 27 years, Maureen, and a 20-year-old daughter, Rachel.

Kevin earned an associate’s and bachelor’s degree in Photography in the 1980’s. He managed and owned, along with Maureen, custom photo labs in Merritt Island through the late 80’s, the 90’s and into the early 2000’s. He worked as a Photographer supporting the Atlas launch program at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and as a Photographer supporting the manned launch operations during the end of the Shuttle era at Kennedy Space Center. He now works with Disney Fine Art Photography as a Photographer, editor, and educator, and as an Adjunct Photography Instructor at Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa, FL.

Additionally, Kevin has an ongoing personal project photographing urban landscapes which can be viewed on Instagram @kmoc777 and on his website:

Sam Wolfe

Sam Wolfe is a freelance photographer currently based in Columbia, South Carolina. Prior to moving to SC in 2018, Sam worked full-time as a photojournalist for nearly 20 years, the last 10 of which he spent working at TCPalm and Treasure Coast Newspapers where he covered sports, breaking news and events dealing with the Indian River Lagoon.

 In addition to his editorial work, Sam also enjoys astrophotography and wildlife photography, including underwater macro photography. 

His work can be viewed at

Ron Rosenzweig

Ron Rosenzweig is a full-time professional photographer specializing in architectural and advertising photography serving clients throughout Florida.

Ron has over 30 years of experience photographing weddings, portraits, model portfolios, automobile racing, and small products and architecture.

Located in Stuart, Ron and his wife Cheryl (watercolor artist) enjoy travel, creative workshops and sharing their passion for the visual arts.

Review Ron’s work at

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