The Lancaster Photography Association (LPA) hosted a photography contest for images taken at the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, Saddleback Butte State Park and Ripley State Park. All the parks were located in the Antelope Valley, CA. The images were taken between March 25th, 2012 and May 1st, 2012. Entries reflected the flora, fauna, and activities available at these scenic State Parks. The competition was “free” and open to all photographers. We received many entries! Thank you to all who participated. Our local state parks are very pleased to have such beautiful new images to add to their collection.
The winning entries are:
|Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve|
|1st Place||Poppies and Snow on Mountains||Thomas Lewis Muehleisen|
|2nd Place||Poppy Preserve Information Center||Gary Emmons|
|3rd Place||Poppy With Rain Drops||Bonnie J. Matthews|
|HM||Lookin' up!||Terje Raul Canavarro|
|HM||Opening Poppy In Rain||Bonnie J. Matthews|
|HM||Reach for the sky!||Terje Raul Canavarro|
Saddleback Butte State Park
|1st Place||A trail to the top||Gary Emmons|
|2nd Place||Lookout over Saddleback||Gary Emmons|
|3rd Place||Joshua Tree color||Susan Muir|
Ripley State Park
|1st Place||Sharp Needles||David Wilkins|
|2nd Place||A Profusion of Joshuas||Christine Wilkins|
|3rd Place||New Growth||David Wilkins|
Thank you to Helen Henry for organizing this community service event, and to our webmaster and panel of judges.
All of the entries can be viewed here.