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5th Annual Photo Contest

Five Categories This Year
  1. Regional Geology:
    Landscapes, features, or geologic activity within the Rocky Mountain region;
  2. Abstract Images:
    The patterns of geology at any scale, from photomicrographs to satellite images;
  3. Geologic Processes Past and Present:
    Processes or features resulting from a specific process (for example: an erupting volcano or volcanic rocks that represent ancient eruptions).
  4. Iconic Landscapes:
    Iconic geologic landscapes and features (for example: Grand Canyon, Death Valley);
  5. NEW: Gigapixel Photos:
    High-resolution, interactive gigapixel panoramic images.

Plus: A student photo contest is in the works. Check back soon for updates.

This year the images were more compelling than ever, and judges -- all distinguished photographers, chose among 259 images submitted by 56 photographers.
Judges:
Stephen Weaver, (Geological Photography)
Charly Bloomquist (Fine Art Photography), and
Alan Jones,(Landscape and Fine Art Photography)

All images will be displayed on a large-screen video monitor at GSA, and all are eligible for voting in the Audience Favorites, which determines which images appear in the GSA Calendar!

Blue Ribbon
2013 Winners
ABSTRACT

First:       Ted Daschler
Second: Kate Atakturk
Third:      Kathy Cashman

Honorable Mention:
Raymond Coveney
Martin Acster

 

ICONIC LANDSCAPES

First:       Daan Vanhove
Second: Rob Thomas
Third:      Balazs Toro

Honorable Mention:
Chad Trexler
John Leeman

GEOLOGIC PROCESSES

First:       Michael Davias
Second: Raymond Coveney
Third     : Ronald Parker

Honorable Mention:
Kaytan Zatwarniki
Kathy Cashman
Lynne Beatty
Mark Ryan

REGIONAL GEOLOGY:

First: Brett G. Kelvie
Second: Ted Sayre
Third: Raymond Coveney
Fourth: Stephen Picek
Fifth: Bill Cannon

Thank you ALL for shooting great images, and for submitting your work!
We look forward to seeing more of your images in the future.