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2018 Photo Contest: Winners

Photo of white bird on branch with blurred orange and red leaves

Grand prize winner; by Kevin Moore

Please enjoy the top picks from our annual contest! This year we received over 4,300 photos from 819 participants.

WINTER
“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.”
-Pietro Aretino

Welcome Friend by Julie Cavallio

First place
Welcome Friend by Julie Cavallio at Assateague Island

 

Cloaked by Scott Suriano

Second place
Cloaked by Scott Suriano in Baltimore

 

Bluebird in Snowfall by Jessica Nelson

Third place
Bluebird in Snowfall by Jessica Nelson in Howard County

 

SPRING
“I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.”
-Millard Kaufman

Watch Your Step by Robert Fawcett

First place
Watch Your Step by Robert Fawcett in Cambridge

 

Willet Fall Asleep by Anthony VanSchoor

Second place
Willet Fall Asleep… by Anthony VanSchoor at Hooper’s Island

 

Anchor and The Maryland Dove by Kim Kelly

Third place
Anchor and The Maryland Dove by Kim Kelly in St. Mary’s

 

SUMMER
“Summertime is always the best of what might be.”
-Charles Bowden

Young Crabbers Reflection by Christine Edwards

First place
Young Crabbers’ Reflection by Christine Edwards in Annapolis

 

Eastern Box Turtle by Rick Dove

Second place
Eastern Box Turtle by Rick Dove in Crofton

 

Cicada Killer by Istvan Kerekes

Third place
Cicada Killer by Istvan Kerekes at McKee-Beshers

 

FALL
“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace, as I have seen in one autumnal face.”
-John Donne

Little Blue Heron Ready to Pounce by Kevin Moore

Grand prize
Little Blue Heron Ready to Pounce by Kevin Moore at North Point State Park

 

Slither by Jonathan Merril

Second place
Slither by Jonathan Merril in Prince George’s County

 

Lone Fisherman on the Potomac by Ken Walz

Third place
Lone Fisherman on the Potomac by Ken Walz at Potomac State Forest

 

Screech owl at Montgomery County Agriculture Fair by Bob Julia

And from one of our newer and highly popular features of the contest, our Facebook fans voted in one additional selection: Screech Owl by Bob Julia.

 


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