10th Annual AMPC Announces Award Winners

10th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition Organizers Announce Award Winners

Organizers of the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition announced the winners of the 10th annual competition on Saturday. Sharon Canter and her image Another Autumn took top honors receiving the designation of Best in Show.  Sharon will take home a cash award of $1,000 furnished through competition proceeds. 

Winners of the Blue Ridge Parkway category will receive a cash award sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, and the Environmental Footprint category will receive a cash award and generous prize package furnished by Appalachian Voices and the Mast General Store, respectively.  The remaining category winners receive generous Mast General Store prize packages.

Kenneth Voltz’s The Looking Glass Sunrise is the public’s pick in this year’s People’s Choice Award and will receive $350 furnished by Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters.  Almost votes were cast in this year’s People’s Choice Award.

Adventure:   Lucy’s Dream Day  by Eric Heistand

Blue Ridge Parkway: Weather on the Parkway   Fall Cycling by Tommy Penick

Landscape:    A Glorious Greeting – Roan Mountain by Dave Allen

Culture: Porta Portrait by Chuck Almarez

Our Environmental Footprint:  Towers by Rob Travis

Flora & Fauna:   Just Bee by Amanda Prince                                                          

An additional three images of distinction and merit received Special Mention Honors from the judges. These include: Ice Castles by Nicole Robinson, Scenic Overlook by Debra Vanderlaan, and Seen Any Good Flicks Lately by Kimberly Lane

All 45 images selected for the 10th annual exhibition will remain on display in the Mezzanine Gallery of the Turchin Center for the visual arts through August 16, 2013.  An archive of AMPC exhibited images can be viewed www.HighCountryPhotos.com.  


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