Pictured is Diane Vaszily’s photo, which won 1st place Professional Photographers’ Choice.
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DFLT announces winners of the 2015 Mountains of the Land Trust Photo Contest
NORTH VALLEY – The Desert Foothills Land Trust has announced the winners of the 2015 Mountains of the Land Trust Photo Contest.
This year, over 500 people voted online in the People’s Choice Awards. Mike Burns received first place People’s Choice, Chad Kwiatkowski received second place, and Tammy Manganelli received third place.
Don Asakawa, Richard Rubenstein and Jerry Sieve served as professional photographer judges and chose three photos for the Professional Photographers’ Awards. Diane Vaszily received first place in the Professional Photographers category, Jeff Kerner received second place, and Robert Elenbaas received third place.
Prizes for the winners included a glider flight donated by Dane Palermo of Overflow Pool Repair and a Lake Pleasant daily sightseeing cruise for two donated by Lake Pleasant Cruises. Other winners received a variety of gift cards to local businesses.
Each year, the DFLT hosts the Land Trust Photo Contest to highlight the iconic community landmarks Black Mountain and Daisy Mountain. By calling attention to the beauty and majesty of Black Mountain and Daisy Mountain, community photographers help the Land Trust inspire support for local land conservation, and connect people to the incredible landscapes right here in the community.
See all of the 2015 Mountains of the Land Trust Photo Contest entries at www.dflt.org.