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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Title: Great Blue Heron by Peaches Wallin
Author: Naona \"Peaches\" Wallin
Votes: 0

Category: Wildlife
Views: 1277
Description: I watched and photographed this Juvenile Great Blue Heron for a few hours from a small Livingston Dingy. I had camera on tripod, holding it secure between my legs while shooting with my right hand. With my left hand on an oar using it as a stabilizer to keep the boat as steady as possable. The Heron a had been preening in feathers for quit sometime when he made this awkward gesture where he appears to be choking; although he didn't make a sound.