Lens on The Lake 2014: Photo Contest Winners

The winners of our annual Lens on The Lake photo contest are revealed.

Shutterbugs, our 2014 Lens on The Lake photo contest has come to a close, and we thank our faithful readers for their gorgeous photo submissions and their online votes for the readers’ choice award.

The contest includes two different awards:

  • Juried panel: A panel of judges chooses a winner in each of five categories (Wildlife & Nature, Activities & Events, City Landmarks, People & Families, and Pets). We include runners up as the number and quality of photos allow.
  • Readers’ choice: Readers vote online for their overall favorite photo.

Congratulations to these all-star photographers:

Wildlife & Nature

1st: Bridge Over Troubled Water by Daniel Bosscher

2nd: Barred Owl Backyard Visitor by Katrina Hase

3rd: Dragonfly on a Four O'clock by Julie Orloske

Honorable Mention: Frog on the Deck by Ron Hawkins

Honorable Mention: Fall in the Air by C. Scholz

Activities & Events

1st: Scows Racing on White Bear Lake by Tom Le Vere

2nd: Kayak on Otter Lake by Ron Hawkins

3rd: Goose Lake Ski Jumper by Gary Schafer

Honorable Mention: MarketFest Drummer Reid Grimm by Gary Schafer

Honorable Mention: An 'A' Class Night! by Corinna Morse

City Landmarks

1st: Frozen by Karen Freya Dahl

2nd: Dedicated Book Worms by Rick Dott

3rd: In God's Grace by Madisyn Kephart

Honorable Mention: Christmas Gazebo by Karen Freya Dahl

Honorable Mention: Lights by Will Hank

People & Families

1st: Wedding Night by Sara Carlson

2nd: A Kid's Summer Night by Christy Wolgamot

3rd: Young Love at Lakewood Hills Park by Kelly McKusick

Honorable Mention: Sweetie by Meg Jenson

Honorable Mention: Just Driving by Will Hank

Honorable Mention: Puppies and Girls by Will Hank


1st: Rosie in the Garden by Maureen McCall

2nd: Flying Buster Boy by Linda Christensen

3rd: Intensity by Pamela Moulton

Honorable Mention: Curiosity by Pamela Moulton

Honorable Mention: Cooling Off With Maija by David Prunty

Readers’ Choice

White Bear Lake Summer Sunset by Doug Martin

We do our best to feature winning photos on the pages of White Bear Lake Magazine and online during the coming year, so stay tuned to learn more about these great snaps.