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Maryland Natural Resource Magazine Photo Contest Winners Announced
Waldorf Man Wins Top Prize out of 1,500 photos
ANNAPOLIS, MD The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2008 Maryland Natural Resource Magazine Photo Contest. More than 300 photographers entered close to 1,500 photographs into this years contest, which featured photo categories for the first time.
Milton Tierney of Waldorf, took overall top honors with his photograph Resting Dragonfly, the winner of the bugs category.
There were five additional first place winners in the 2008 contest, including Jennifer Figgins of College Park, Md. who took top honors in the Outdoor Recreation category; Rosedale Yannayon of Hollywood, Md., who took top honors in the Creatures category; Donna Tolbert-Anderson of Easton, Md. who took top honors in the Birds category and John Seay of Baltimore, Md., who took top honors in the Wild plants category.
Milton Tierny, winner of the overall honor, also had a top winner in the Scenic category.
Second place winners included Edward Lowe of Colora, Md.; Michael Eversmier of Cockeysville, Md.; Sharon Pyle of Arnold, Md.; Sabine Dickens of Montgomery Village, Md.; Larry Hitchens of Easton, Md., and Robert Ramirez of Bowie, Md.
Winners received a total of $1,250 in prizes from Boaters World Marine Centers and Ritz Camera, and the winning photos will appear in the Winter issue of the Maryland Natural Resource Magazine, as well as the 2009 DNR calendar. The Maryland Natural Resource magazine is published quarterly by DNR. Subscriptions are available at www.dnr.maryland.gov/naturalresource/.
First Place OVERALL WINNER
Milton Tierney Waldorf Resting Dragonfly
Edward Lowe Colora Feeding Time
Beth Wisotzkey Clinton Monarch
Scott Lintz Sparks Praying Jaws
Jennifer Figgins College Park Taking A Break
Michael Eversmier Cockeysville Native Brook Trout
Christine Edwards Annapolis The Catch
Tyler Williams Essex Daddys Little Girl
FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE BAY
Milton Tierney Waldorf Morning Flight
Sharon B. Pyle Arnold Nor Easter
SteveDembo Pikesville Dawn Loch Raven
Doug Hansen Baltimore Rush to Beauty
John Seay Baltimore Ice Branch
Sabine Dickens Montgomery Village Wild Growing Squash Tendrils
Chuck Gallegos Annapolis Dogwood Survivor
Art Feldman Pikesville Grass Seed
Donna Tolbert-Anderson Easton Flaps Down
Roberto Ramirez Bowie Where are the Crabs
Chuck Gallegos Annapolis Proud Mommy
Ken Schumann Nottingham Cleared for Take Off
Rosedale Yannayon Hollywood Blue Crab Caught on Trot Line
Larry Hitchens Easton Fox Portrait
Greg Shall Mechanicsville SSSay Cheese
William T. Miles, Jr. Harwood Cute Kits
October 14, 2008
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