Competition was stiff this year for the annual Lens on the Lake photo contest, but after the dust settled, the judges picked the winning images in five categories: Activities & Events, City Landmarks, Wildlife & Nature, Pets, People & Families. Read more about Lens on the Lake 2021 Photo Contest Winners
Photo Contest Winner
Jean Auger considers herself a “photographer for fun.” She regularly gets up before the sunrise each morning to check if there are any photo-worthy sights. And nature photos are her expertise.
“You get this compulsion, you have to see what’s going on,” Auger says. “It gets you out of bed.” Read more about Circling the Sailboat
Nature, in all her unbridled beauty, frequently puts on a dazzling display for all to see. Such is the case when Ron Hawkins awoke on a chilly Monday morning last February and noticed the hoarfrost on the trees—he knew the tiny crystals of frozen water vapor coating the landscape would make for beautiful photos. Read more about A Bridge to Beauty