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Learn more about PEC's Annual Photo Contest

 

We asked you to pick your favorite photos in four different categories -- Local Farms and Food, Native Plants and Wildlife, Beautiful Landscapes, and our new Youth Category. Congrats to Patricia Temples, Denise Machado, Tom Lussier, Jacob Chang-Rascle for their respective category wins!

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Top Photo in Local Farms and Food

"Cows Have the Best View" by Patricia Temples

Top Photo in Beautiful Landscapes

"Round Bales" by Tom Lussier
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Top Photo in our Youth Category

"Star Trails in Old Trail" by Jacob Chang-Rascle

Top Photo in Native Plants and Wildlife

"Tree-o of Owlets" by Denise Machado


Thank you!

Thanks again to everyone who participated -- the voting was very close all around. The runners-up in each category were "Mama Bear" by Deborah Kozura, "Canoe Fan" by Cassandra Brown, "I Can See You" by Debby Taylor, and "Cut Over Timber" by Grace Wilbanks.

You can see all of this year's submissions by visiting our Flickr Group. We can't wait to see next year's submissions!

 

We asked you to pick your favorite photos in four different categories -- Local Farms and Food, Native Plants and Wildlife, Beautiful Landscapes, Community -- as well as an overall favorite. Congrats to Patricia Temples and David Anhold for their respective category wins!

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Top Photo in Local Farms and Food

"Evening Milk Pick Up" by Patricia Temples

Top Photo in Native Plants and Wildlife

"Box Turtle" by David Anhold
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Top Photo in Beautiful Landscapes

"Beaver Creek Reservoir" by David Anhold

Top Photo in Community

"Caboose" by Patricia Temples


And the Overall Favorite is 'American Toad'!

This year's overall favorite was Bridget Bryant's photo, titled 'American Toad", which is part of her ongoing "Egg of the Day" seriesShe wins a dinner for 4 at a nearby Buy Fresh Buy Local restaurant. Congratulations Bridget!

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The Overall Favorite
"American Toad" by Bridget Bryant


Thank you!

Thanks again to everyone who participated -- the voting was very close all around. The runners-up in each category were "Chester" by Joyce Harman, "Fox in the Forest" by Barbara Kavanagh, "Paris Valley" by Patricia Booker, and "Archaeology at Montpelier" by Kenton Rowe.

If you missed them, check out the rest of the 2013 finalists on our website and all of this year's submissions by visiting our Flickr Group. We can't wait to see next year's submissions!

 

Click on numbers 01-20 to view the finalists.

 

'Road of Plenty' takes the Grand Prize!

We asked you to pick your favorite photos in four different categories, as well as an overall favorite. The 2012 overall favorite was the winner of the Beautiful Landscapes category -- Tom Lussier's photo, titled 'Road of Plenty". Fittingly, Tom wins a dinner for 4 at a nearby Buy Fresh Buy Local restaurant. Congratulations Tom!

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Beautiful Landscapes and Grand Prize Winner
"Road of Plenty" by Tom Lussier


The winners in Native Plants & Wildlife, Local Farms & Food and Community

Congrats also to Patricia Temples, Joyce Harman and Bridget Bryant for their respective category wins!

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Top Photo in Native Plants and Wildlife
"Feeding Time" by Patricia Temples
Top Photo in Local Farms and Food
"Out to Pasture" by Joyce Harman
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Top Photo in Community
"WWB" by Bridget Bryant

Thanks again to everyone who participated --the voting was very close all around. The runners-up in each category were "Jr's Barn" by Amy Fewell, "Our Baby Chick" by Bridget Bryant, "Red Barn" by Joyce Harman, and "Crescent Moon Roost" by Tom Lussier.

Check out all of this year's submissions in our Flickr Group. We can't wait to see what next year's contest brings! Find out more and enter our 2013 Photo Contest.

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Red Barn, Rappahannock Co.
2012 entry by Joyce Harman

We're excited to announce the opening of PEC's 5th Annual Photo Contest! What makes this contest special is seeing all of the beautiful and interesting photos come from Virginia's Piedmont - the place many of us call home. This year, we've added a youth category. Read below for more contest details, and be sure to enter your photos by September 17 for a chance to win!