Eyes on the Prize

Winners of our 2015 photography contest

Grand-Prize Winner: Green Island on Indian Lake

Matt Champlin, Skaneateles, New York

First-Place Landscape: Stream near White Pine Camp

John Seelbinder, Rochester, New York

Second-Place Landscape: Fire in the Sky beyond Bullhead Mountain

Wayne W. Jones, Gansevoort, New York

Third-Place Landscape: Sunrise in the Foggy Forest, Moose River Plains

Lee A. Drake, Bloomfield, New York

First-Place People: Blessed: Another Year with Dad, Friends Lake

Ronan Chris Murphy, Marina del Rey, California

Second-Place People: Tahawus Ghost, Upper Works trailhead

Hobit Lafaye, Ithaca, New York

First-Place Wildlife: Loon Shadow, Brant Lake

Melanie Houck, Brant Lake, New York

Second-Place Wildlife: You Have Your Father's Beak, Bloomingdale

Howard Arndt, Amherst, New Hampshire

Third-Place Wildlife: Barn Kits, Willsboro

Anita Vigorito, Willsboro

First-Place Recreation: Tent at Dusk, St. Regis Canoe Area

Russ Hartung, Morrisonville, New York

Second-Place Recreation: Apparitions, on Algonquin Peak

Timothy Behuniak, Latham, New York

Third-Place Recreation: Indian Summer at St. Regis

Linda Benzon, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Congratulations to all of this year's standouts. First- through third-place honorees will receive a commemorative piece of pottery by Sue Young, of Jay. In addition, the grand-prize winner gets free admission to this fall’s Weekend with Adirondack Life Magazine, in Lake Placid, sponsored by the Adirondack Photography Institute [].

See this year's impressive honorable mentions here.