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September 23rd, 2014

Summer Travel Assignment Winner Doug Croft

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Kleine Scheidegg' by Doug Croft
Congrats to Doug Croft for winning the Summer Travel Assignment! “We took a tour through the Alps in June 2014 and had only a very short time in the Berner Oberland, Switzerland. We knew that thunderstorms were expected for the afternoon so we were on the lifts early to get to the Panorama Trail from Männlichen … 
September 17th, 2014

Into The Sun Assignment Winner Bob Larson

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Rocklipse' by Bob Larson
Congrats to Bob Larson for winning the Into The Sun Assignment! “I first discovered this area of the Granite Dells in Prescott, AZ, by accident while chasing a rainbow shot during the Monsoon season in 2011,” explains Larson. “I climbed and hiked and sweated my way to the top of a huge granite shelf and … 
September 11th, 2014

Summer Storms Assignment Winner Bryan Snider

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'High Desert Shelf Cloud' by Bryan Snider
Congratulations to Bryan Snider for winning the Summer Storm Assignment! “I spend most of my summer in Arizona chasing storms all over the state. During the past couple of years, I’ve chased 10,000+ miles each year in search of beautiful landscapes and storms.  In fact as a photographer/storm chaser my goal isn’t simply photographing weather.  Instead, … 
September 3rd, 2014

Worm’s-Eye View Assignment Winner Angela Service

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Wishbone' by Angela Service
Congrats to Angela Service for winning the Worm’s-Eye View Assignment! “This photo was taken in March 2013 on the Latourell Falls loop hike in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon. I was on the trail back from seeing two beautiful waterfalls when this unique tree caught my eye. I wanted to capture all of it, from … 
August 25th, 2014

Birds In Flight Assignment Winner Fred Lemire

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Arctic Ghost' by Fred Lemire
Congratulations to Fred Lemire for winning the Birds In Flight Assignment! “I had been visiting Amherst Island, Ontario, for three weeks in January 2014 hoping to get snowy owl in flight. The snowy owl is one of my favorite birds. They’re elusive and can be hard to be spot. I was fortunate to find this … 
August 19th, 2014

Twilight Assignment Winner Christopher Fridley

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Mt. Hood Sunset' by Christopher Fridley
Congratulations  to Christopher Fridley for winning the Twilight Assignment! “On a photo road trip in July 2014 down to the Mount Hood, Oregon region to explore the areas’ lakes, trails, waterfalls and Mt Hood itself, my wife and I spent our anniversary evening among about twenty other photographers gathered at the shoreline of the lake. … 
August 12th, 2014

Lazy Summer Days Assignment Winner Gerry Groeber

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'TheField' by Gerry Groeber
Congrats to Gerry Groeber for winning the Lazy Summer Days Assignment! “I originally set out to capture the setting sun in line with the rows of a cornfield in June 2014. I had scoped out this location in Mesa, AZ, several day before. When the clouds were right, I drove to the location, but was … 
August 4th, 2014

Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment Winner Joe Rossi

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Lower Falls' by Joe Rossi
Congratulations to Joe Rossi for winning the Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment! “I was at Yellowstone National park in June 2014 to photograph a Half-Marathon. It’s become tradition that one of the nights before a race we get out and do a bit of night photography. This time in bear-country! This particular trip found us … 
July 29th, 2014

Abstract Assignment Winner Dean Cobin

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Pools of Gold' by Dean Cobin
Congrats to Dean Cobin for winning the Abstract Assignment! “Harriman State Park is one of the premier locations for landscape photography in New York State and simply spectacular in the fall with its abundance of sugar maple and oak trees in vibrant shades of red, orange and gold. The lakes are also filled with water … 
July 21st, 2014

Wide-Angle Assignment Winner Harry Lichtman

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Wagon Hill Re-Visited' by Harry Lichtman
Congrats to Harry Lichtman for winning the Wide-Angle Assignment with his photo from the Wagon Hill Farm Conservation Area in Durham, N.H.! “I had made several trips to this Wagon Hill Farm Conservation Area in Durham, N.H., this past spring as various wild flowers came into bloom.  The variety of flowers and ability to shoot …