This Year’s Winners,

Next Year’s Categories Announced

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this year’s photo contest.

We received more than 3,100 images, and just picking the finalists was difficult, let alone the challenge of choosing place and honorable mention winners. We appreciate everyone who sent in photos for the contest. The judges are pleased to announce these winning entrants for the 2021 contest.

Wildlife category winners, appearing in this issue, are first, Marla Burke, Quakertown; second, Joe Endy, Sinking Spring; third, Dan Gomola, Renfrew; honorable mentions: Joel Appleman, Watsontown; Jacob Dingel, Butler; Ronald Kauffman, York; David Lamb, Newtown; Stephen C. Lis, Chalfont; Robert R. Newell, Lititz; Steve Pensyl, Shamokin; Don Reed, Warren; and David Whiteman, Centre Hall.

The Scenic Views and Vistas category winners are first, Xiawei Zhang, West Chester; second, Jamie Larnino, McKees Rocks; third, Brandon Hirt, Ebensburg; honorable mentions: Joe Allen, Harrison City; Rex Coen, Renfrew; Mary Ann Dailey, Pottstown; Laura Ducceschi, Wayne; Clare Kaczmarek, Latrobe; Jeanine Leech, South Park; Tom Moyer, Ephrata; Jennifer Spengler, Northampton; Garrett Talkington, Port Allegany; David Whiteman, Centre Hall; and Colin Xu, Philadelphia. Xu’s image appears as the cover image of this issue, and the other images will appear in the September/October and November/December 2021 issues.

The Black and White category winners are first, Robert R. Newel, Lititz; second, Sophie Wecht, Pittsburgh; third, Betsy Wilson, Malvern; and honorable mentions: Philip Andraychak, Lilly; Delycia Berger, Thornhurst; Marla Burke, Quakertown; Mary Ann Dailey, Pottstown; Samuel J. Rob, Boiling Springs; Mona Steinhauer, Lancaster; Leah Watson, Shillington; David Whiteman, Centre Hall; and Colin Xu, Philadelphia. These will appear in the November/December 2021 issue.

For next year’s contest, the three categories will be Wildlife, Sunrise/Sunset (scenes of activities that happen around dusk or dawn) and Scenics. Entry forms will appear in the January/February 2022 issue of the magazine and on our website in December.