Our 2017 AVA Photo Contest Winners

The Albany Visitors Association would like to thank all of the photographers that entered our 2017 Photo Contest. We had a great time at the awards reception and got a chance to some very talented local photographers. Their winning images will be on display at AVA’s office for another two weeks, so stop by and see them all in person. If you can’t pop in, you can see them all on our Flickr album.

Here is a complete list of al the winners (and first place images) in their respective categories:

Overall champions

Champion, Cathy Webb, "Sylvester and Tweety"

Champion, Cathy Webb, “Sylvester and Tweety”

  • Champion: Cathy Webb, “Sylvester & Tweety”
  • Reserve Champion: Nancy Hunt, “I think I can”
  • People’s Choice: Katrina Wilson, “Snow Birds”
  • AVA Staff Choice: Camron Settlemier, “Reflecting on Ducks”
  • Special Mention: Ryan Cummings “Alpaca Pal”

Scenic

First Place Scenic, Grand Prairie Park, Dina Ratzlaff

First Place Scenic, Grand Prairie Park, Dina Ratzlaff

1st Place Dina Ratzlaff, “Grand Prairie Park”

2nd Place Nancy Hunt, “Cheadle Lake”

3rd Place Phillip Marks, “McDowell Creek”

 

 

 

 

Landmarks

First Place Landmarks, Charlotte Miller, Calapooia River Bridge

First Place Landmarks, Charlotte Miller, Calapooia River Bridge

1st Place Charlotte Miller, “PNWR Calapooia River Bridge”

2nd Place Bill Hunt, “Hannah Bridge”

3rd Place Camron Settlemier, “Frozen in Time”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open

Frist Place, Pavla Zakova-Laney, Sunrise at Crater Lake

Frist Place, Pavla Zakova-Laney, Sunrise at Crater Lake

1st Place Pavla Zakova-Laney, “Sunrise Crater Lake Tree”

2nd Place Scott Van Schoiack, “River”

3rd Place Ryan Cummings, “Fogarty Beach Sunset”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

First Place, Charlotte Miller, In Flight Reflection

First Place, Charlotte Miller, In Flight Reflections

1st Place Charlotte Miller, “In Flight Reflections 2016 Art & Air Festival”

2nd Place Dina Ratzlaff, “2016 Veterans Day Parade”

3rd Place Kathy Hawthorne, “Black Monster Truck Going Right”

 

 

Life in the Community

First Place, Ryan Cummings, Puddle Jumper

First Place, Ryan Cummings, Puddle Jumper

1st Place Ryan Cummings, “Puddle Jumper”

2nd Place Bill Hunt, “Early Release”

3rd Place Nancy Hunt, “Helping Dad”

 

 

 

 

Historic Albany

First Place, Charlotte Miller, The Vault

First Place, Charlotte Miller, The Vault

1st Place Charlotte Miller, “The Vault”

2nd Place Camron Settlemier, “Monteith Winter”

3rd Place Cathy Webb, “Home Tour, Blue House”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Culinary

First Place, Cathy Webb, Sweet Red Bread and Oil

First Place, Cathy Webb, Sweet Red Bread and Oil

1st Place Cathy Webb, “Sweet Red Bread & Oil”

2nd Place Charlotte Miller, “Hungarian Goulash & Eggs at Novaks”

3rd Place Katrina Wilson, “Spring Tomatoes”

 

 

 

 

 

Best Cover

First Place, Hoffman Bridge, by Bill Hunt

First Place, Hoffman Bridge, by Bill Hunt

1st Place Bill Hunt, “Hoffman Bridge”

2nd Place Nancy Hunt, “Quartzville Creek”

3rd Place Camron Settlemier, “McCullough’s Cure for Cabin Fever”

 

 

 

Congratulations to the winners and an enormous thank you to all who submitted their work! Please come back again next year for the 2018 contest.

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