The Viewfinder 2022 Photography Competition will be on exhibit in the Merkle and Price Galleries February 8-25. The artists’ reception will be hosted Thursday, February 17, 5:30-7:00 p.m. with the Awards Presentation at 6:00 p.m. This year’s event is sponsored by the “El Dorado Insider” and The Diamond Agency. Judging this year’s competition is Dero Sanford. A professional photographer specializing in custom advertising work, he owns ThinkDero, Inc. in Little Rock. His work can be seen on his website, www.thinkdero.com. Sanford loves adventure, photography, good film, and spending his days with his son, Solomon. Having graduated from Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee, with a degree in photography, he quickly found himself immersed in the advertising scene. Working for various magazines, agencies, and companies he began to build an impressive client base. He is very personable, and his passion for fun, painless photography can be seen in all of his work. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00.