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Competition Winners: 2017 Annual Print (2017-12-09)

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Pictorial Color (18)

Hanging out to dry. Canadian Geese follow the leader at Overfelt Gardens. Umbrellas and pedestrians-a raindrops view. Woman blending with the colors of the Mission District, San Francisco. Western Red Cedar Tree Bark MarsScape Galactic Impressions Red Velvet Spooky Ranch House Sunset  on  the  Rocks. The Hole Lady and the Sea Lifeboat Swirling Waves at Sunset Bison and Calves Marching through Snow Strawberry Tiptoe Multi Colored Door, India Ox Bow Bend Sunrise

Pictorial Monochrome (16)

Side View Old oak tree awaits the coming storm. Harmonius Leaves Driftwood and buried plank at base of Pacifica Seawall Wooden doors and winding stairs. Men in BLUE are Watching YOU Rainy Day at Milford Sound, New Zealand Chinese Scroll Painting Marin County Civic Center Pottery Bowl Young Malagasy Girl, Madagascar Road to Monument Valley Artifact Athabasca Falls, Alberta, Canada The Wonder of Victoria Falls Cameo Appearamce

Creative (6)

Surrealistic dreamscape. Extra-strong coffee, with just a little cream Color Hopping Skylight I said NO cameras! I see great photographs for all in the coming New Year!

Nature (10)

A great blue heron (Ardea herodias) catches a small fish in Pacifica, CA. Herons locate their food by sight and usually swallow it whole. Japanese Cranes (Grus japonensis) nearly became extinct in Japan due to hunting and habitat destruction. However, conservation efforts have worked so this juvenile crane (front) may reach adulthood. Angry American Bison chasing Grey Wolf in the Lamar Valley Yellowstone National Park Honeybee (Apis mellifera) collects pollen to feed young in the hive.  Mixing grains with nectar, she brushes them to concave pollen baskets on her legs. Stiff hairs help hold the mix in place. Female Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) feeds her young by lowering her bill into their open mouths and regurgitating a mixture of nectar and insects. She will feed them about 4-6 times an hour. Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) parent teaches chick how to find food Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) Climbs Tree to Feed, Alberta, Canada Black Bear Cub Scratching itself on a tree Yellowstone National Park Female Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) hovers mid air over one baby in order to feed the other. A Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) feeds by swimming to the surface with its mouth open in the middle of a school of small fish, forcing some fish to surface as well.

Journalism (6)

Dog dressed in the spirit for a San Francisco Pride Parade Event on Valencia Street, June, 2017. Local surfer at Sandy Beach, Hawaii At the Calaveras Frog Jumping Competition, man assumes a frog pose while encouraging his frog to jump. Almost obscured by the smoke, a firefighter works to extinguish a Pacifica brush fire in steep terrain, 27 Sept 2017 Bucking Bronco throws rider off before the necessary 8 second ride-time has elapsed. Chinese Acrobats, Alameda County Fair

Travel (6)

The LOOP is the part of Downtown Chicago encircled by the elevated portion of the rapid transit system. Surfing underneath the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is a picturesque experience for those able to catch a wave. The Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis Reservoir in Central Park reflects the Upper West side architecture. NYC Empire State Building and the Manhattan Bridge, NY, NY In 1973, the Yosemite Chapel was listed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places  based on being a particularly fine example of simple architecture. Olympic Rings and Portion of Olympic Village, Montreal, Canada

Sequence (1)

The Steer that Got Away