Shooting Stars

Winners of our 2016 photography contest

Grand-Prize Winner: Foggy Fall Morning at Split Rock Falls

Adam Baker, Brooktondale, New York

First-Place Landscape: Seasonal ChangeWhiteface Mountain

Richard L. Endres, Loudonville, New York

Second-Place Landscape: Blood Moon Eclipse over Shaw Pond, town of Long Lake

Karl Fisher, Cary, North Carolina

Third-Place Landscape: A Still Morning on Big Moose Lake

Laura Castelein, Rochester, New York

First-Place Wildlife: An Evening on the Moose River

Philip Ashwood, Calcium, New York

Second-Place Wildlife: The Seed Collector—Redwing Blackbird, Elizabethtown

Howard Arndt, Amherst, New York

Third-Place Wildlife: Beaver, Tupper Lake pond

Pat McGuire, Washington DC

First-Place People: Family Time, Lake George

Eric Thacke, Eatontown, New Jersey

Second-Place People: Morning Coffee, Bald Mountain fire tower

Michael Fingar, Schenectady, New York

Third-Place People: Finding Our Way, Gull Pond

Linda Benzon, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Editors’ Choice: Mini Meadow, tilt-shift shot from Mount Van Hoevenberg

Brad Wenskoski, Cohoes, New York

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 Photography Workshop, in Schroon Lake, sponsored by the Adirondack Photography Institute.

See this year's impressive honorable mentions here.