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.
Title: 0D4 4696a
Description: While spending five days camping near Brooks Falls, I was hoping to see my first brown bear in the wild. The rumors were true, and Katmai didn't disappoint. This place is famous for a reason and well worth the trip. In this scenario, the sow on the right was sending a message to an aggressive male in an attempt to protect her young.