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Competition Winners: 2018 Annual Projected (2018-11-20)

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Pictorial Color (26)

Reflection of the sky at sunset Manhattan, Up, With Incoming Cherry Life Hardship - Ksar Ait Benhaddou, Morocco Red-eyed tree frog Jazz Musician John Chase Lewis with His Instruments SELFIE, through the door knob Old Beauty Salary man Red Corvette Young at heart Morning Grass Favorite memory of Roscoe on his favorite Land's End beach run before he crossed the Rainbow Bridge The North Star will lead you home, Bodie A Pink Rose Pfeiffer Beach Arch at Sunset Holiday Lights, Johnson City, Texas Gondra parking in Venice Playing the Shamisen. Kona sunset Stirred but not Shaken Hanging on by a tail Spirit Rising Malachite King Fisher Long-tailed tit nibbles on an icicle The Tree and the Falls The Milky Way Sinking into the Ocean

Pictorial Monochrome (18)

Wind Turbines Reach For the Sky Staircase to Where Welcome to My Perch Impression of a spiral staircase on the Seabourn Legend Sky Light Atlas convergence-divergence LightSaber Chopsticks Lamp at end of hall Hands of the Master Downtown San Francisco Spaceship Ominous Storm Cloud over Rockefellar Chapel. Engine Manifold. Passing Jogger. M Cocoon Drink up babies!

Creative (14)

Cars in a hurry stream past a Redwood City taqueria A startling new bouquet created by an in-camera double exposure. (No Photoshopping and no local edits) GREEN ALIEN, Incense Stick Smoke Jag A Flight To My Favorite Place Unapologetic Red Splash Lightning Bolt Into the Vortex. Droplets Last Flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour,  piggybacked on NASA 747 Remembering the Bowling Green Massacre #neverforget Flying Home Not your ordinary vaulted ceiling.

Nature (16)

African Elephants.  Elephants are highly social animals that form close bonds and family units. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching the surface in Monterey Bay Young meerkats (Suricata suricatta) are taught how to safely catch and eat scorpions Sunlight reappearing at the end of the lunar eclipse of Jan. 30, 2018 Red-tailed Hawk chick,(Buteo jamaicensis) stretches wings prior to fledging Great Egret (Atdea alba) looking eye to eye with fresh caught prey, Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) formally known as Oldsquaw, swimming under water, stirs up mud while searching for creekbed for food Two American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) engaged in a common behavior known as MOBBING, in which several birds harass a predatory bird, here a red shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) . A Pied-billed grebe chick (Podilymbus podiceps )begs for food from its parent Two red-shouldered hawks (Buteo lineatus) engaged in fighting, or, mating behavior. Portrait of Flamingo's lamellae which lines mandibles to separate mud & silt from algae, insects, shrimp, etc. A double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) eat an average of one pound of fish per day. They prey on many species of fish but concentrate on those that are easiest to catch. Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalius) flying off with it's catch on the Skagit River Washington Japanese Crane in pursuit of a red fox, Hokkaido, Japan Two Oryx (Oryx gazelle) Sparring, Kalahari Desert, South Africa A Southern Brush Lizard cannibalizing another, a rare event

Journalism (15)

Crowds of Photographers at World-famous Sunset Portal, Pfiffer State Beach in Big Sur, Dec. 26, 2017 Killing Fields Memorial in Choeung Ek, Cambodia, picture taken Jan. 13, 2017 Snow Blower Catches Fire During The Snow Removal From Old to New   Built in 1898, our beloved little 245-foot-tall Ferry Building is dwarfed by the 1,070 foot Sales Force Tower, the newest addition to the San Francisco skyline. YOYO ride art San mateo County Fair take visitors round and round, feet first Super Blue Moon over NYC Skyline, January 31, 1018 Horse guard exchange ceremony at the horse guard parade, a 'Short Guard' is mounted when the Queen is not in residence at Buckingham Palace. Tornado on the plains near Chugwater WY Sandbagging the over flowing levy at Baylands Reserve Palo Alto during a King Tide Golden Gate National Cemetery has graves of 44  WWII German POW's.  Here a German and US color guard observe the German national day of mourning which is the Sunday nearest Nov 16th, not Nov 11th. Luke Butterfield performs in the Surf USA Under 14 competition at Santa Cruz The cliffs of Pacifica, CA, are a popular spot for hang gliding.  A windy day in July, 2018. A sailboat run aground at Pacifica State Beach attracts the curious, April 29, 2018 Public paying their final respects to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee in San Francisco City Hall, December 15, 2017. Mother Mallard and two ducklings drink from heavily polluted waterway

Travel (16)

Windmill and boats on a canal, Haarlem, Netherlands Brightly painted houses in Greenland's fourth largest town, Qaqortoq, population 3200 The Dettifoss waterfall in Northern Iceland, Europe's most powerful waterfall London Eye, London, UK Hong Kong After Dark Cruise ships dwarf Ketchikan buildings, AK From Bridge to Bridge, SF by the Bay Danube-Main-Rhine canal cruise ship-11.5 meters wide passes through one of the 68 only 12 meter wide locks Iconic San Francisco Views from Alamo Square Park. Old and new-Victorian Homes from the 1890's and 2018 skyline with Transamerica Pyramid, Bank of America Building and new Salesforce Tower Bavarian Band, Miltenberg,Germany.jpg Christmas Decorations, Oxford Street, London UK The Great Buddha of Kamakura is one of Japans most famous historical landmarks and a destination for countless class field-trips. Pudong is a modern district of Shanghai on the East bank of the Huangpu river, on this day, under a shroud of fine particulate haze. Frecciarossa at Milano Station A fishing trawler returns to port at the end of the day and passes beneath Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, Oregon. Snow Monkey walks the balcony rails in Shibu Onsen, Japan