Penny Chamorro captures her grandson checking out pumpkins.

Share story

Photographer: Penny Chamorro

Photo taken: Sept. 14, 2018 in Tacoma

Photographer’s description: My grandson Valen Chamorro in my garden checking if the pumpkins I was growing for him and his sister Lyra were ready to harvest. I used a Samsung Galaxy S9+.”

Critique: “What a great image of of your grandson enjoying the pumpkin patch in your yard. Taking the photo at a lower angle would help show Valen’s face and capture what he was thinking while checking on the pumpkin. Cropping from the top of the photo to the retaining wall would also help focus the subject.”

Below is a gallery of previous Reader’s Lens picks. Share your recent photo from around the Northwest. Submit online at Our favorite will appear in this spot next week. We judge the year’s best and award prizes in December.