2017 Photo Contest

Grand Prize Winner: Brandon Cole, Anchorage, AK

A man takes a dip into Judd Lake on a hot summer day, surrounded by salmon, and under the watchful eye of his dog.

This contest is now closed. See the winning images in the November 2017 issue of Alaska magazine or CLICK HERE.

Alaska Magazine’s 2017 Annual Photo Contest ran from April 4, 2017 and ends August 18, 2017. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and states that they are 18 years old or older or have parental/guardian permission.

 

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IMG 0187
by Scott Palmer
Category: Wildlife
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Title:
IMG 0187

Author:
Scott Palmer

Category:
Wildlife

Description:
While taking in the scenery on the Iditarod Trail I could not help but notice the flurry of activity of swarming bumble bees against the yellow backdrop of a dandelion patch. They seemed to be more interested in eating the pollen and gathering the abundant nectar than worrying about me hovering above. I settled into this band of organized chaos like King Kong dodging strafing biplanes. This queen was calling out to me as if to say, "hey, this is my good side"
Description:
While taking in the scenery on the Iditarod Trail I could not help but notice the flurry of activity of swarming bumble bees against the yellow backdrop of a dandelion patch. They seemed to be more interested in eating the pollen and gathering the abundant nectar than worrying about me hovering above. I settled into this band of organized chaos like King Kong dodging strafing biplanes. This queen was calling out to me as if to say, "hey, this is my good side"